Friday: Diez Y Seis parties at Empire and 3Ten. Looking to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with sounds from Austin’s rich Latino music scene? Party rocking DJ collective Peligrosa hosts a hip-moving throwdown over at Empire Control Room with a packed lineup of musical guests including Mexican artists Nina Dioz, Sotomayor and El Disque. On the west side of Downtown Austin, Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda plays at 3Ten. In addition to honoring the Tejano queen, the band will be joined by special guests to play the music of Juan Gabriel, Ramon Ayala and Vicente Fernandez. 3Ten ends at 11 p.m. and Empire goes late, so it is logistically possible to catch both events. Empire: $8 adv. Doors at 7 p.m. 604 E. 7th St. empireatx.com; 3Ten: $15. Doors at 8 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. 3tenaustin.com — D.S.S.
Also: Pioneering guitar-skronk indie outfit Dinosaur Jr. at ACL Live with Eliza Ambrogio; local EDM sensation Tritonal outdoors at Stubb’s with Hunter Siegel and Noah Neiman; psychedelic living legend Roky Erickson outdoors at the Mohawk with Ringo Deathstarr and Moving Panoramas; local neo-soul outfit KP & the Boom Boom’s album pre-release party at Scoot Inn with Zeale and BoomBaptist.
Saturday: Dan Deacon and Cherubs at the Mohawk. Baltimore producer Deacon mixes flurries of staccato electronics to produce ebullient rushes of emotion. His latest single “Change Your Life” is a frenetic adrenaline-builder that speaks to the latent dream chaser in all of us. Austin noise rock outfit Cherubs, who thrilled fans with a surprise reunion last month, and Austin art rock crew Octopus Project open. $20. 8 p.m. doors. 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com — D.S.S.
Saturday-Sunday: Voyager Music Festival at Spider House Ballroom. Are you so intrigued with experimental and progressive music that you’d attend interactive workshops with titles such as “How to Build a Robot Drummer” and “Theremin: History and Performance Technique”? If so, this two-day event is right up your alley. Those sessions will supplement live performances from more than two dozen bands on two stages, including Chasca, Stop Motion Orchestra, Worhol, Transit Method and Thirteen of Everything. $15-$30. 2908 Fruth St. Events begin at 12:30 p.m. both days; full schedule at voyagerfest.org.
Also: Indie-pop duo Tegan & Sara outdoors at Stubb’s with Shura; Philadelphia duo Marian Hill at the Parish (sold out); local one-man-band Henry + the Invisibles’ record release party at Empire; KUTX presents rising local talents David Ramirez and Walker Lukens & the Sidearms at Scoot Inn; Gran Baile Latin Dance Night with La Frenetika, El Tule and Volcan at Hotel Vegas.
Sunday: Yacht Rock Revival at ACL Live. You don’t have to own a yacht to be stuck in a loop of 1970s radio nostalgia. If that’s your particular cup of Ambrosia — yes, three of their members will play a set of the band’s songs as part of this show — you’ll probably want to hop aboard this landlocked cruise. The main attraction is the Yacht Rock Revue, an ensemble that includes Robbie “Steal Away” Dupree and Matthew “Break My Stride” Wilder as well as members of “Baby Come Back” Player. They’ll also tackle of-the-era chestnuts from the likes of Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Toto and Steely Dan. $30-$40. 8 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. — P.B.
Also: Local synth-soul vocal trio Keeper’s EP release party at Alamo Drafthouse (sold out); fundraiser for victims of the Orlando Pulse shooting with OBN IIIs and more at Barracuda.