Top 20 Concerts: From Kanye to Brahms, with tons of locals in between
Published: December 30, 2013
Kanye West • Dec 8 • AT&T Center
Twelve nekkid-looking dancers, four masks, one white Jesus and one ice mountain that shoots fireworks! Much like the album, the Yeezus Tour was one of the strangest, most excellent and perfectly executed combinations of high and low art I’ve ever experienced.
Catholic Spray • Sept 18 • Collective
Parisian scuzz-punks Catholic Spray rocked the collective eardrums of Collective, stripped of its vintage merch, with Eets Feats and PBLC repping South Texas.
Chelsea Light Moving • March 12 • The Korova
If anything, it’s an affirmation of life to see Thurston Moore continuing to do what he loves, touring with Chelsea Light Moving after the (sad) divorce from bandmate Kim Gordon and dissolution (hopefully temporary) of Sonic Youth. That Chelsea Light Moving can wail is icing on the rock royalty cake.
Holy Wave, Flower Jesus Quintet, Creatura • Nov 23 • Limelight Music + Drinks
Austin psych-homies and staunch members of the Black Angels’ Reverberation Appreciation Society, Holy Wave brought their vibrations to the Strip to spar with our own psych scene.
Falloween • Oct 31 • Hi Tones
Need a lineup of the freshest bands this side of ATX in 2013? Look no further than Falloween at Hi Tones: Lonely Horse, Creatura, Deer Vibes, Last Nighters, Saakred and the list goes on.