Weekend music picks: Reggae, records and Rhye

FRIDAY

Stephen Marley at Empire. Of all the Marley offspring, Stephen and his brother, Ziggy, bear the closest resemblances to their father, Bob, with striking similarities in both physical appearance and sound. With his 2011 album, “The Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life,” Stephen carried the banner for the Marley spiritual legacy with a call of unity and positivity through strife. The sequel to that album, “The Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life,” drops the same days as this show. With ever present turmoil in the world at large we could all use some healing reggae vibes. $25-$30. 8 p.m. 604 E. Seventh St. empireatx.com.— D.S.S.

Also: Take a booty-centric trip Back to the ’90s with Naughty By Nature, En Vogue, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Color Me Badd, Tone Lōc, Sisqó and 2 Live Crew at HEB Center in Cedar Park. … KUTX hosts a bill of powerhouse hip-hop and rock ‘n’ roll with Riders Against the Storm and Quiet Company playing the free Music Under the Star series at the Bob Bullock Museum. … Frequent Continental Club visitor Candye Kane died of pancreatic cancer earlier this year and her artist friends gather at the club to celebrate her life and raise money for her family. … Old school Austin reggae band Pressure played earlier this summer at the Liberty Lunch reunion and they continue to spread irie vibes at Flamingo Cantina. … Fresh off a successful showing at Pitchfork Festival, KUTX presents indie rock outfit Whitney at Sidewinder. … Electro-dance artist Brickwaller celebrates the release of a new EP at the Mohawk inside.

SATURDAY

Rhye at the Mohawk. A hit at SXSW 2013 when their debut “Woman” was released, the Canadian/Danish duo (now based in Los Angeles) put a deeply alluring, almost trancelike spin on electronica-influenced soul/R&B. They canceled a 2014 ACL Fest late-night show at the Paramount two years ago, so their return is long-awaited and overdue. Baio opens. $25. 8 p.m. doors. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com. — P.B.

Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse performs during the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park Saturday, October 10, 2015. (Stephen Spillman / for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Isaac Brock brings Modest Mouse to the Austin360 Amphitheater. Photo by Stephen Spillman for American-Statesman

Also: Modest Mouse and Brand New co-headline a tour at the Austin360 Amphitheater. … Singer-songwriter Sam Beam is back for Iron & Wine’s annual Midwives benefit at the Paramount. Appropriately, Tift Merritt ends her maternity leave to open. … Joshua Eustis, who spent several years touring with Nine Inch Nails, brings his solo project Telefon Tel Aviv to the Parish. … Dallas tastemaker blog Gorilla vs. Bear brings Brighton, England’s dream pop band Fear of Men to Barracuda. … CantoMundo presents an excellent Latin fusion dance party that teams Austin’s Peligrosa DJs with the ladies of San Antonio’s Chulita Vinyl Club at Spider House. … It’s a double shot of Texas twang as Rev. Horton Heat and Dale Watson both play solo sets at Strange Brew. … Brazilian psych rockers Boogarins headline a Hotel Vegas bill that includes local psych heavies Hundred Visions and Annabelle Chairlegs. … Randy Rogers and his Texas country crew play a Hawaiian Luau at Nutty Brown Amphitheater. … Mama K & the Shades keep it funky at ABGB. … Activist Cuban hip-hop group Krudas Cubensi celebrates a CD release at the North Door. Other local releases parties include South Austin Moonlighters at El Mercado Backstage and Ruby Dee & the Snakehandlers at the Continental Club.

SUNDAY

Waterloo Records will have a free in-store performance by the Wild Now at 5 p.m. Sunday. USE THIS PHOTO An Adele fan poses for a photo for her friend with the singer's new "25" LP at Waterloo Records on Monday January 4, 2015. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Waterloo Records will have a free in-store performance by the Wild Now at 5 p.m. Sunday. Jay Janner/American-Statesman

Record Store Crawl. Tickets aren’t cheap, but if you’re wild about vinyl, this sounds like a bang up outing. You’ll be serenaded by psych soul outfit Los Coast on a bus ride to five Austin record stores with discount coupons for each one in your pocket. You also get to sip from an open bar while ogling celebrity guitars at Gibson Showroom, and there will be a variety of giveaways. Don’t want to shell out for the ticket? You can catch up with your crate-digging brethren at Waterloo at 5 p.m. for a free in-store performance by the Wild Now or at the 6:30 p.m. wrap up happy hour at Antone’s with local blues great Ms. Lavelle White. $49.95. 11:45 a.m., meetup location and itinerary provided with ticket. Facebook.com/recstorecrawl —D.S.S.

Also: Fitz & the Tantrums play a sold out birthday show for radio station 101X at Stubb’s. … Timberos Del Norte play their weekly Latin dance party at One-2-One Bar. … The Cornell Hurd Band plays the afternoon “Sunday Best” show at ABGB. … Country singer-songwiters Jason Eady & Courtney Patton team up at Strange Brew. … Catch the honky-tonk twang of Aaron McDonnell and the Tex-Mex sounds of Conjunto Los Pinkys at the White Horse.


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