If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Austin. From a show by local band Night Cap to a punk rock concert, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.
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4theculture Pop-Up Market (during SXSW)
Head over Hops and Grain Brewing to shop from local vendors at the 4th eCulture Pop-Up Market. In addition to visiting different tables, there will be live music from local bands as well as food from Food Monger Food Truck.
When: Friday, March 15, 4-9 p.m.
Where: Hops and Grain Brewing, 507 Calles St., #101
Night Cap + Special Guests
Don't miss the band Night Cap performing at the Cedar Street Courtyard. The local band plays rock music and recently released its debut EP "Petals," which is available for purchase and can be heard on the group's official website.
When: Friday, March 15, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard, 208 W. Fourth St., Suite C
Open Gem SXSW '19
Then, hear from at least nine different rock bands, including Gnarly Brown, Leeko Money and Live Yatta, on Saturday at Open Gem SXSW. There are lineup openings for other to play during the open mic portion of the event.
When: Saturday, March 16, noon-4 p.m.
Where: 915 Springdale Road.
The Briefs, The Stitches, Starving Wolves, Eastside Suicides, BEV
Lastly, four punk rock bands will rock The Lost Well on Sunday night. Catch The Briefs, The Stitches, Starving Wolves and Black Eyed Vermillion perform their high-energy sets. (Click here to visit the venue.)
When: Sunday, March 17, 6-11:30 p.m.
Where: The Lost Well, 2421 Webberville Road.