5 Shows To See This Week


Tony Romero - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Tony Romero

Monday, June 1
Spiders Jazz

Trumpeter Tony Romero and the Spiders Jazz band commandeer Sam’s weekly swing night with a bop session. $10, 7pm, Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E Grayson St., (210) 223-2830

Sam Prekop - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Sam Prekop

Tuesday, June 2
Sam Prekop

With The Sea and the Cake, Chicago native Sam Prekop found a voice in indie rock. But as a solo artist, Prekop speaks through instrumental electronic work. His 2015 album The Republic varies from instrumental house to soft textures of personal care. With My Empty Phantom, Xes Xes. $8, 9pm, 502 Bar, 502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125

Discourse - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Discourse

Wednesday, June 3

With Insanity Decays, Discourse is on track for their third release of unabated, South Carolina thrash. With Blistered, Vulgar Display, SpiritedXAway, Bloodhound. $8-$10, 7pm, The Korova, 107 E Martin St., (210) 226-5070

The Lonesome Heroes - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • The Lonesome Heroes

Wednesday, June 3
The Lonesome Heroes

On “Western Style Saloons,” The Lonesome Heroes sum up their Americana wanderlust: “I need a Western-facing highway and a town to start all over again.” For this Austin crew, the East holds promise, too, with a 2013 feature on ABC’s Nashville. Free, 6:30pm, Alamo Icehouse, 802 N Alamo St., (210) 758-5151

This Frontier Needs Heroes - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • This Frontier Needs Heroes

Wednesday, June 3
This Frontier Needs Heroes

Brother and sister duo Brad and Jessica Lauretti lead This Frontier Needs Heroes, a folk quintet based in Brooklyn. Despite their compact city locale, the band creates deep and slowly-developing material, with the Lauretti’s male/female harmonies leading the way. 9pm, 502 Bar, 502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.