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10 Shows to See This Weekend


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  • Blackberry Smoke

Thursday, April 28
Blackberry Smoke

The well-worn path originally trudged by Skynyrd and Bob Seger gets a new set of tire tracks from this Atlanta, Georgia quintet. With Simo. $20 - $55, 6pm, River Road Ice House, 1791 Hueco Springs Loop Road, (830) 626-1335

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  • Los Callejeros de San Anto

Thursday, April 28
Los Callejeros de San Anto

The conjunto side project of Piñata Protest's Alvaro Del Norte comes in off the streets to perform classic boleros and rancheras for those that find the Piñata pits a little too necio. With Volcán. Free, 9pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-1313
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  • Prong

Thursday, April 28

With members culled from impressive acts such as Danzig and Swans, Prong have carved out a distinct spot in metal, influencing Trent Reznor and, ahem, Korn's Jonathan Davis. With Deadpool, Metalriser and Isolaydead. $11 - $15, 7pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers - PHOTO BY STEVE SHERMAN
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  • Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

Thursday, April 28
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

Learning from the blues masters and even touring with legend B.B. King, Tommy Castro, now enhanced with the Painkillers, will have you OD'ing on soul. With Samantha Fish. $20 - $70, 7pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830

  • Lisa Fischer

Friday, April 29
Lisa Fischer

As a backup singer on every Rolling Stones tour since '89, Fischer is one of the brightest talents behind the talent, having also worked with Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and many of the world's most impressive divas. $35, 8pm, Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry St., (210) 207-7211
Magrudergrind - PHOTO BY JOSH SISK
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  • Magrudergrind

Friday, April 29

The influential grindcore band with songs shorter than the time it takes to read this review headlines a bill with Yautja, Illustrations, Ghost Police and Haunter. $10 - $12, 7:30pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070
  • Tony Joe White

Friday, April 29
Tony Joe White

With a voice as deep as his soul, White's tunes have been covered by some Tennessee kid named Elvis ("Polk-Salad Annie") and Brook Benton ("Rainy Night in Georgia"). $25, 8pm, Luckenbach Dancehall, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop, (830) 997-3224
  • Human Ottoman

Saturday, April 30
Human Ottoman

Utilizing the unlikely sonic trio of a vibraphone, cello and drumset, Oregon's Human Ottoman play driving polyrhythmic World-metal. 9pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-7775
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  • Peter Murphy

Saturday, April 30
Peter Murphy: The "Stripped" Tour

Former frontman of the now deceased post-punk group Bauhaus, Peter Murphy is generically – but appropriately – crowned the "Godfather of Goth." $35 - $50, 7:30pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070
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  • Ruben Ramos

Sunday, May 1
Retama Spring Fest 2016

Ruben Ramos & the Mexican Revolution headline Sunday's edition of the ongoing fiesta at the Bukowski Shangri-La. $5, 5pm, Retama Park, 1 Retama Pkwy., (210) 651-7000

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