First Caste Logo
Founded by SA producer Lizarazo to feature the Alamo City's DJ/producer talent, First Caste Records will showcase its weight Friday evening at Hi-Tones. With Jungle Noize, Cyge, Lizarazo, Xy!o and ALr boosh. $3, 9pm, Hi-Tones, 621 E Dewey, (210) 785-8777
Joe King Carracsco (Friday June 27)
The King of Tex Mex rock, Joe Carrasco
The king of Tex-Mex rock 'n' roll, Joe Carrasco began his career with his El Molino band, featuring future members of the Texas Tornados. By '81, Carrasco had formed the Crowns, releasing their '82 debut Synapse Gap, featuring harmony parts from Michael Jackson. With features in Rolling Stone, SNL and a place in the Austin Music Hall of Fame, Carrasco's Tejano rock is a seminal addition to Texas music. $14-$50, 9pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E Grayson, (210) 223-2830.
Silent Land Time Machine (Friday, June 27)
Silent Land Time Machine via Weird Magic
Native to SA but active in Austin, Silent Land Time Machine creates dark, textural odes on the 2012 EP I Am No Longer Alone with Myself. Courtesy of Austin's excellent Holodeck label, Silent Land Time Machine will perform with Troller (ATX), Symbol (ATX) and Reversus (NYC). $5, 6pm-11pm, The Mattress Factory 1903 S St. Mary's.
The Bolos, The Oblios (Saturday, June 28)
Self-described 3rd Coast Beach Partiers The Bolos
Though they don't have any recorded work to date, the self-described "3rdCoastBeachParty" of The Bolos is not to be missed. Also performing is SA garage-fuzz outfit The Oblios, Lubbock's Ivery & Ash and the Hendrix-worshipping freakouts of The Mockingbird Express. Free, 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N St. Mary's, (210) 735-1313.
Parker Millsap (Sunday, June 29)
Okie Parker Millsap
At Sam's Burger Joint, Oklahoma's Parker Millsap will introduce new music from his self-titled album on Okrahoma Records/Thirty Tigers. With the tight, plucking twang of his guitar and a voice that's scratchy on the low end and resonant on the high notes, Praker Millsap earned a nominaion for Emerging Act of the Year in the 2014 Americana Honors and Awards. $10, 8pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E Grayson, (210) 223-2830.