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5 music events to plan for in Austin this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on October 09, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Austin. From Big Daddy Dean to , here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Happy Hour with Big Daddy Dean

From the event description:

Start your weekend out right!Join The Heritage at Hunter’s Chase for a weekly happy hour filled with great vibes, good times and music to move the soul. Food and drinks are included. "Big Daddy Dean" will be playing the classic oldies make you remember fondly the days you long to love.

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: The Heritage at Hunters Chase, 12151 Hunters Chase Drive
Admission: Free

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The Electric Church & Cuarto Huisache

From the event description:

The Electric Church & Cuarto Huisache Present: Juan Wauters. "Over the last few years, Latin American artist Juan Wauters has covered a lot of ground, both artistically and geographically. In 2016, Wauters directed the film Romane en Juin in the Southwest of France and in 2017 he performed for the first time in his birthplace of Uruguay. He’s also been traveling Latin America extensively, taking time to pause and rethink his life, his art and his career after releasing two critically acclaimed albums on Captured Tracks, 2014’s N.A.P.

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.- Saturday, Oct. 12, 2 a.m.
Where: The Electric Church, 5018 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Admission: $10

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NeWorDeli with Alex Harvey

From the event description:

Grammy award-winning songwriter, Alex Harvey is a recording artist, author, actor, radio host and so much more. His music has sold over 300 million recordings of his songs; with a large variety of performing artists who have been successful in their own careers using his music such as Bette Midler, Jimmy Buffet, Flaco Jimenez, Sammy Davis, Jr., Don Williams, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tanya Tucker, Lobo, Dusty Springfield and the list goes on and on. Kenny Rogers recorded 18 of Alex's songs with three on “The Gambler” album.  He is considered to be one of the great wordsmith’s, crossing over in different genres.

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 7-9 p.m.
Where: New World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St.
Admission: Free (Donations encouraged)

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Cap City Band at Baker St. Pub

From the event description:

Join one of Austin's top variety/wedding bands for a public showcase at Baker St. Pub. Playing the perfect balance of today's Top 40, '90s, '00s, Motown and more. There will be  drink specials, food and live music.

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m.- Saturday, Oct. 12, 1:30 a.m.
Where: Baker Street Pub & Grill, 3003 S. Lamar Blvd.
Admission: Free

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Joanna Connor @ Mohawk (Indoor)

From the event description:

No doubt you’ve seen it by now: That viral video of a woman onstage in a bright purple dress, playing one absolute scorcher of a slide guitar solo. That’s Joanna Connor in her home turf of Chicago, with the firepower she delivers to local crowds on a nightly basis. That video has gone around the world a few times, getting millions of views and being re-posted in Japan, Russia and all over Europe. By her mid-teens she was playing the Worcester and Boston clubs with her own band, then moved to Chicago in 1984. Once in town she learned from the best, sitting in with the likes of James Cotton, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells. After a spell in Dion Payton’s band, she launched her own group which debuted with 1989’s "Believe It".

When: Sunday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.- Monday, Oct. 14 6 a.m.
Where: Mohawk / Inside, 912 Red River St.
Admission: $12 -$15

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