Can't-miss rock music events Austin this week

Looking to rock out this week? From a three-day series of free rock shows to a behind the music story, this week's event lineup offers plenty of options for fans of rock music.

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Dr. Martens Presents at Container Bar in Austin, TX

First, catch three free rock shows this week at the Container Bar. On Wednesday, Tierra Whack, Crumb and Mike Krol headline the evening, while Thursday has Broken Social Scene, The Joy Formidable and The Beths and Japanese Breakfast, Cherry Glazerr and Nothing top out the Friday lineup. Also, there will be free tattoos available by Michael Williams. Click here to listen to songs by the artists scheduled to appear at the event. 

When: Wednesday, March 13, 1 p.m.- Friday, March 15, 7 p.m.
Where: Container Bar, 90 Rainey St.
Price: Free

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The Slants: Behind the Music - Story of Civil Rights, Art and Activism

Next, hear the about the struggles and triumphs of The Slants, the world's first and only all-Asian American band during a Behind the Music discussion with the band members on Thursday at the Asian American Resource Center. Learn how civil rights an a trademark application turned into an eight-year journey, which included going from the studio to jail and finally the Supreme Court as a free speech case. The Slants will also play an acoustic set of their music.     

When: Thursday, March 14, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road
Price: Free

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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
Price: $15

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