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Thursday, March 24, 2016

10 Shows to See This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM

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Thursday, March 24
American Swine

Named for the ruling class and their let-them-eat-cake approach to everyone else, this SA punk band hurl their pearls before likeminded class warriors. With Blank Side and The Zukinis. Free, 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-1313
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Thursday, March 24

The Kenny G of classical music, who has made bazillions on commercial jingles – including the longest running European commercial of all time – fills the downtown theater with his synthesized symphony. $45 - $85, 8pm, Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-5700
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Friday, March 25
Feed SA Concert Series: Ramparts, Fair Coyote, Dylan Alley and Owl & Chappell

Hot off their first-ever Imagine Fest, Imagine Books & Records' charity event will give back to SA by collecting donations and canned food while kicking out the jams. $5, 8pm, Imagine Books & Records, 8373 Culebra Road, (210) 236-7668
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Friday, March 25

Organic artspace Fangers Studio is hosting an eclectic, electronic showcase to show off some of SA's more obscure talent. With Hi$to, Ooh Yeah, Chris Dubs, Rad Envelope and Espre. $5, 11pm, Fangers Studio, 120 Toudouze, (210) 815-8505
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Friday, March 25
Joey Muha

Do you really, really like drum solos? If so, YouTube star Joey Muha will beat and bash his way through drum covers of cartoon and video game themes and (maybe) original material. With Star Fighter Dreams and Rivers Want. $10, 6pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070
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Friday, March 25
Mingo Fishtrap

It's been quite the rollercoaster ride, but the eight members of Austin's critically-acclaimed soul collective Mingo Fishtrap have found their sweet spot. Now it's time to work on that name. $14 - $70, 9pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830
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Friday, March 25

Romanticism and the Romantic spirit abound in this program featuring music by several of the world's most beloved composers. Glamorous Russian pianist Olga Kern “shoots off rockets” with her reading of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, alongside the San Antonio Symphony and conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing. $15 - $96, 8pm, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624
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Saturday, March 26
Michael Martin & The Infidels

Self-proclaimed "Bob Dylan freaks" – which is an excellent selling point for any artist – Michael Martin and his Zimmerman-inspired Infidels rip through their own mercurial tunes and those of the classic rock 'n' roll Fuck Book. It's like the jazzers' Fake Book, but rock 'n' roll, see? Free, 9pm, The Cove, 606 W. Cypress St., (210) 227-2683
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Saturday, March 26
Sarah y Hermanos

Following in the vein of New Orleans' Hurray for the Riff Raff and She & Him, singer, just Sarah, enters new Dixie folk jazz entries into the ever-expanding canon. $5, 9pm, La Botánica, 2911 N. St. Mary's St., (619) 886-2594
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Sunday, March 27

Black Metal wizards Absu are basically the kind of longhaired nerds who enjoyed the three Ds in their youth: dungeons, dragons and Dio. With Hod. $12 - $15, 8pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070

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