Saturday music picks: Ringo Deathstarr, Roger Sellers

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Ringo Deathstarr. Photo by Ashley Landis,.
Ringo Deathstarr. Photo by Ashley Landis,.

Ringo Deathstarr / Photo by Ashley Landis for American-Statesman

Solstice Festival at Pan Am Park. Celebrate long days and lazy summer nights with this free local music extravaganza. Indie shoegazers Ringo Deathstarr headline, and the 13-band lineup is jam packed with a diverse selection of top-notch Austin talent including keyboard wizard Roger Sellers, avant funk alchemists Golden Dawn Arkestra, blistering rapper Zeale and psychedelic cumbia kingpins Money Chicha. The family-friendly event also features local art vendors and food trucks. Noon to 10 p.m. 2100 E. 3rd St. solsticeatx.com. — D.S.S.

Also: Jmblya, one of the hottest hip-hop and dance music parties of the summer featuring Partynextdoor, Travis Scott, G-Eazy and many more, hits the Whitewater Amphitheater in New Braunfels. … Emily Robison Strayer is among the dozen-plus artists playing #Austin4Wimberley, a flood relief benefit at South Austin venue Sweetwater. … Reigning Americana Artist of the Year Jason Isbell might preview some songs from his July release “Something More Than Free” in a sold-out solo show at Texas Union Ballroom with opener David Ramirez. … Also sold out is the Lamberts show by eclectic singer-songwriter Elle King, touring behind her RCA Records debut “Love Stuff.” … Turntable killer and rap industry disruptor A-Trak is at Emo’s with Araabmusik. … North Carolina alt-country group American Aquarium brings the tour for its new album “Wolves” to the indoor stage at Stubb’s. … Holy Mountain kicks off a new monthly music discovery series hosted by Chaka and Qi of RAS with funk and soul outfit Mama K & the Shades and rapper Queen Deelah. … Austin Vida and Austin Brazil launch their monthly Brasil Grooves Summer Series at Spiderhouse. … Top local Americana options include Whiskey Shivers and Mountain Sprout at the Parish, Jimmy LaFave at Strange Brew and the Josh Abbott Band at Nutty Brown Cafe.


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