The sound & the fury

Two questions: Did you know Best Buy sells musical instruments? And who gives a rat’s ass? You do, kind of, if you’re into supporting the local music scene. The blue-and-yellow big box is joining forces with Epiphone Guitars and Local 782 to bring weekly acoustic in-store performances by local musicians to their location at 125 NW Loop 410, beginning 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, with Melissa Ludwig Band and Ashlee Rose, and continuing every Wednesday through September 8. Go to facebook.com/local782 for a full schedule. You don’t have to buy anything, but the employees will still probably try to scare you into purchasing an extended-service warranty.

Also this week: Wednesday: Ill Prospekt and Deer Vibes open for Octopus Project at the White Rabbit (see the Calendar section for show info). Dancelikerobots join Johnny Walker and LeDoom for Limelight’s I Heart Wednesdays (free; 2718 N. St. Mary’s). Thursday: Daytes make a final stop at the Ten Eleven ($5; 1011 Ave. B) before leaving on their California tour. Doors open at 8 p.m., and Buho, Wunderland, and We the Granada are also on the bill. Friday: Load up on traditional German music and grub at Beethoven Maennerchor’s Gartenkonzert ($5; 422 Pereida). Saturday: Grasshopper Lies Heavy join forces with Austin’s Pack of Wolves at Nightrocker Live (605 San Pedro; (210) 265-3573).


Scroll to read more Sound & Fury articles
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.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.