This week’s music picks: Wild Child at Blues on the Green, Ume, more

Tuesday: Ume at Waterloo Records. Four years after their last album, “Monuments,” dropped, Austin’s hard rock outfit is back with a new collection, “Other Nature.” The band slowed down in 2015 after the couple at the core, Lauren and Eric Larsen, gave birth to a baby girl. For a period of time, the future of the group was up in the air, but Lauren Larson felt driven to write the deeply personal songs on the album while the baby slept. “I needed to recover and accept myself, let go of fear and let love in and these songs were the journey,” she says. Ume heads out on tour with the Sword later this month. Free. 5 p.m. 600 N. Lamar Blvd. waterloorecords.com. — D.S.S.

Wednesday: Blues on the Green with Wild Child, Los Coast at Zilker Park. “We really wouldn’t exist without this city,” Wild Child’s lead singer Kelsey Wilson said during an “Austin City Limits” taping last month. Austin shares the effusive love for the Central Texas crew who got their start playing ukulele-heavy shows at tiny Austin clubs like Holy Mountain before their 2013 album, “The Runaround” made them a slow burn sensation on the collegiate folk rock circuit. Over the years, their sound has evolved. These days, they indulge in rich instrumentation to create lush pop songs. Yet they maintain the emotional sincerity that resonates with so many fans. Staff writer Omar Gallaga reported the band’s “giddy energy — not always captured on the studio versions of its songs — crackled,” at the “ACL” taping. We expect the sparks will also fly in Zilker Park. Free, parking pass $15 + service fees. Music at 8 p.m. 2115 Lou Neff Road. kgsr.com — D.S.S.

Billy Corgan brings Smashing Pumpkins to the Erwin Center on Monday. Ashley Landis for American-Statesman 2013

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Monday

  • Smashing Pumpkins, Metric at Erwin Center
  • Danny Duncan at Come and Take It Live
  • Mystery Monday with Christine Albert, Bill Kirchen, Phil Hurley at El Mercado Backstage
  • Alvin Crow, Peterson Brothers at Continental Club
  • Church on Monday Band at Continental Gallery
  • Dylan Bishop Band, Blue Monday Band at Antone’s
  • Beat Root Revival at Saxon Pub
  • Arielle LaGuette at Geraldine’s
  • Geoff Queen at Sam’s Town Point

Tuesday

  • Alice Spencer at Townsend
  • Jake Andrews, Antone’s Big Trio at Antone’s
  • Mike Stinson at Continental Club
  • Curtis McMurtry at Continental Gallery
  • Durawa, Diana Cheatman at El Mercado Backstage
  • Henry + the Invisibles, Soundfounder at One-2-One Bar
  • Wilson Marks at Lamberts

Wednesday

  • Three Doors Down, Collective Soul, Soul Asylum at HEB Center
  • Beach Fossils, Temple of Angels at Mohawk outdoor
  • Julianna Barwick, Mary Lattimore, Silent Land Time Machine at Barracuda
  • Jon Dee Graham, William Harries Graham at Continental Club
  • Eve Monsees & Band, Tommy Shannon Blues Band, Bill Carter at Antone’s
  • Barbara Nesbitt, Wagoneers at Saxon Pub
  • Warren Hood at ABGB
  • Ben Ballinger at Stay Gold
  • Shawnee Kilgore, Jana Pochop at Townsend
  • Adrian Ruiz Quintet, Jitterbug Vipers at Elephant Room
  • Texas Radio Live with Robynn Shayne, Mamahawk at Guero’s
  • Chris Gage & Friends with Van Wilks at El Mercado Backstage
  • RocknRoll HiFives at Waterloo Records

Thursday

  • Tyler Childers, Wooks at Scoot Inn (sold out)
  • Unplugged at the Grove with Asleep at the Wheel at Shady Grove
  • Will Hoge at 3Ten
  • Eliza Gilkyson at Waterloo Records
  • Michael Fracasso at Cactus Cafe
  • Spits, Trouble Boys, Mujeres Podridas, Muther at Barracuda
  • Daniel Francis Doyle, Slaughterstein, Jana Horn at Hotel Vegas
  • Colin Gilmore, Monte Warden & the Dangerous Few at Continental Gallery
  • Jason Eady, Love & Chaos at Saxon Pub
  • Aaron McDonnell at Geraldine’s
  • Sheree Shugaree Smith & Cold Sweat, Aaron Stephens, Paul Oscher at C-Boy’s

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