Texas Hippie Coaliton.
Top 4 shows: April 9-15
Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Joe Lawler
Friday: California rapper AWOLOne performs at 5:30 p.m. at Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St. AWOL One is a member of the underground hip-hop collective The Shape Shifters and has collaborated with KRS-One, Aesop Rock, B. Real and others. Last week AWOL One released a new collaborative record with opening act Gel Rock, “The Cloak.” Mine + Us, Eraserhead and SG&J6 open the show. $10. Go to vaudevillemews.com.
Saturday: Young alt. country singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless performs at 9 p.m. at Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St. The singer grew up on a farm in rural Ohio, but has tried to avoid modern country music stereotypes, instead harkening back to an older classic country and honky tonk sound. Loveless recently released her third studio album, “Somewhere Else,” Monday Mourners and Eric Kennedy open. $10 through tikly.co.
Monday: Hot Water Music singer Chuck Ragan brings his new band The Camaraderie to town for a show at 7 p.m. at Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St. While Hot Water Music is a punk act, Ragan’s solo material focuses on a folk/alt. country sound. Ragan recently released his fourth album, “Till Midnight,” The White Buffalo and Jonny Two Bags open. $15 in advance through ticketfly.com, $17 at the door.
Texas Hippie Coalition
Tuesday: Red dirt metal act Texas Hippie Coaliton performs at 7 p.m. at Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St. THC has toured with Danzig, opened for Motley Crue and are way less crunchy granola sounding than the band’s name might make you think. The band’s fourth album, “Ride On,” comes out later this month. Anti-Mortem opens. $13 in advance through ticketfly.com, $15 at the door.