Newly crowned Best Indie Rock winners Spain Colored Orange bring their florid psych-pop to the Contemporary Arts Museum's
monthly Steel Lounge Underground, with Gracie Chavez and a showdown between Sasha Braverman and Henry Chow. 8 p.m., free.
Houston industrial fiend Mike Terror
menaces at under-new-management Alief rocker refuge The Blue Door
(11124 Westheimer) with DJ Naika Whisperwish. 8 p.m., $8.
Sing along with the common people - or just watch them dance - at Boondocks' '90s dance party with Austin DJs Doneski and Orion.
Tyagaraja, whom you may remember as the man behind Million Year Dance
, plays a free show at Block 7 Wine Company, 720 Shepherd (at Washington). 8 p.m.
Ambient rockers Calm Blue Sea
float in from Austin to join Caddywhompus and Hat Talk at Rudyard's
French-twisted L.A. pop-rockers Carney stop by Walter's on Washington with Houston tunesmith Chase Hamblin.
This week's free honky-tonk matinee at the Continental Club's Pachinko Hut is Houston's Steven Reynolds Band
continue their CD-release spree of shows with a 3:30 p.m. instore at Cactus Music.
Also at Cactus, artist Robin Katchantones' "Face the Music" exhibit opens with a 7 p.m. reception in the Record Ranch with music from the Dollyrockers
and, as always, free refreshments from St. Arnold's.
Take a step back into Houston's punk-rock past and help raise money for ex-Plimsouls frontman Peter Case at the Mink with the MyDolls, Hickoids and AK-47
. Come early for the punk rock flea market from 12-6 p.m. with records, posters, zines and more.
It's Dirty Honey time again at Boondocks
, so make it funky. No cover.
Austin space-rock stalwarts ST-37
blast off at Rudz with Linus Pauling Quartet and Giant Princess.
That ought to keep you busy. Have fun!