5 primo music events in Austin this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on May 03, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From an event for women to get immersed in jazz to a celebration of the late Rusty Wier, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Duo Xeno & Oaklander Playing the Mohawk (Indoor)

From the event description:

Catch the musical duo, Xeno & Oaklander, on Friday as they bring a rich love of analog synths, melody and mythology with eloquent nuance and a nod to the heritage they draw from. From the film scores to the traditional albums they’ve recorded in their Brooklyn studio, they’ve both spurred and fostered the global synth wave revival through a commitment to analog-only production and performance, as well as a strident respect for the medium. Plastic Ivy and Bridle are the supporting acts.   

When: Friday, May 3, 8 p.m.
Where: Mohawk (Inside), 912 Red River St.
Admission: $15

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Figure Headlining at Scratchouse

From the event description:

The Scratchouse is hosting a monster night of Electronic Dance Music, including headlining artist, Figure, tonight. Using two full stages, Forreign Twiinz, Gizmo and Prizz are also performing. 

When: Tonight, May 3, 8 p.m.
Where: Scratchouse, 617 E. Seventh St.
Admission: $20

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Dirtybird Record Label Release Party

From the event description:

The Dirtybird record label is celebrating the release of its Miami Compilation Album, recorded during Miami Music Week, featuring newly signed tracks by Jaksan and KIVI tonight at the Vulcan Gas Company. Expect support from artists such as IHAX, OneG, Doseph and more. 

When: Today, May 3, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E. Sixth St.
Admission: $3.50

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Jazz Girls Texas

From the event description:

Jazz Girls Day is an event for women in jazz to come together in a friendly environment to learn music, create friendships and start forming a community early on in their careers as musicians. Through a series of masterclasses and combos, as well as from guest clinician and jazz musician Peggy Stern, participants we will dive into learning and living the language of jazz.

When: Saturday, May 4, 1-6 p.m.
Where: Butler School of Music, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive.
Admission: Free

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Rusty Wier's 75th Birthday Party Celebration

From the event description:

Celebrate, and dance to, the music of legendary Austin singer-songwriter Rusty Wier on Sunday at The Saxon Pub. Wier, who passed away in 2009, would have turned 75 on May 3. Expect many special guests.

When: Sunday, May 5, 2-7 p.m.
Where: The Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar Blvd.
Admission: $10

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