Aaron Watson

Friday October 11th

Watson has recorded several independent albums in his career. His 2015 album The Underdog reached No. 1 on Top Country Albums that year, and in 2017, Watson had his first major radio airplay hit with “Outta Style”, which reached top 10 on Country Airplay. via artist wiki

Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress | 7pm

August Alsina

Sunday, August 18th

His first mixtape The Product was released in April 2012, though an “Untitled” mixtape with six acoustic covers premiered in October 2011. His single “I Luv This Shit” featuring Trinidad James was released in January 2013, and his mixtape The Product 2 followed in May 2013.[

The EP Downtown: Life Under the Gun was released on August 20, 2013, with a video for “Hell on Earth” released the following month. On December 9, 2013, the third single from his EP Downtown: Life Under the Gun, “Ghetto” featuring Rich Homie Quan, was serviced to urban contemporary radio and it was the most added song on urban radio the week ending December 12, 2013. On January 14, 2014, Alsina released “Make It Home” featuring Jeezy, as the lead single from his debut studio album. Along with the release, it was revealed that the album would be titled Testimony, which was released on April 15, 2014. He was named part of the 2014 XXL freshmen class. via artist wiki

Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress | 7pm


Calexico + Iron & Wine

Saturday, August 17th

Calexico and Iron & Wine first made an artistic connection with In the Reins, the 2005 EP that brought Sam Beam, Joey Burns and John Convertino together. The acclaimed collaboration introduced both acts to wider audiences and broadened Beam’s artistic horizons, but it was the shared experience of touring together in the tradition of Bob Dylan’s “Rolling Thunder Revue” that cemented their bond. Their metaphorical roads diverged in the years that followed, but they kept in touch and cross-pollinated where they could. But although they often talked about rekindling their collaboration in the studio and on the stage, it wasn’t until last year that their schedules aligned. via artist bandcamp

Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress | 7pm

Godspeed You! Black Emporer

Thursday, August 15th

A music collective which originated in Montreal, Quebec in 1994. The group releases recordings through Constellation, an independent record label also located in Montreal. After the release of their debut album in 1997, the group toured regularly from 1998 to 2003. Their second album, 2000’s Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven, received great critical acclaim and has been named as one of the best albums of the decade.[ In 2003, the band announced an indefinite hiatus in order for members to pursue other musical interests. In the intervening period, the group was occasionally rumored to have broken up, but finally reconvened for a tour which began in late 2010. Since reforming, they have released three more albums, the most recent being Luciferian Towers in September 2017.

The band has gained a dedicated cult following and remains very influential in the post-rock genre. In September 2013, their fourth album and their comeback release after 10 years, ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!, won the 2013 Polaris Music Prize. via Band Wiki

Rialto Theatre | 318 E Congress | 7pm

3Teeth

Wednesday, August 14th

3Teeth are known for their use of menacing visuals during live performances. The band was hand-selected by Tool to be their supporting act on their 2016 North American tour. The group opened for German band Rammstein for some of their U.S. dates in the summer of 2017 and ended the year performing with Danzig and HIM. 3Teeth were selected by Rammstein to open for them on their special New Year’s Eve performances in Mexico in December 2018 / January 2019. via Band Wiki

191 | 191 N Toole | 7pm

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