Weekend Recs: American Spirit, American Icon, Keys, Skanky Chillwave


Local folk singer-songwriter Gabriel Strycharz of The American Spirit is playing a free, short set at the Mohawk on Thursday.

WHAT: HAPPY HOUR: The American Spirit
WHEN: Thursday, July 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Mohawk (indoors)
ADMISSION: No Cover, 21+

Spider House and Toy Joy are hosting their third annual art sale Sunday. The sale will feature more than 20 vintage clothing vendors, including Pop Noir, Dog and Pony Show, I Luv Video, Pink Fox Vintage and Meow Mod.

WHAT: American Icon Austin Presents: Spider House 29th Street Yard Sale
WHEN: Sunday, July 10 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Spider House

Local soul pop band Suite 709 is finally releasing its latest album, KEYS, Saturday at Stubb’s. All guests will receive a copy of KEYS, and the concert will also feature fellow local bands, The Canvas Waiting, The Vettes and BK & Mr.E.

WHAT: SUITE 709 Album Release Party
WHEN: Saturday, June 9 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
WHERE: Stubb’s, 801 Red River Street
ADMISSION: $5 with RSVP/“Like” on bit.ly/jgpPQP, $7 without RSVP


The Skank family is hosting a chillwave showcase of local electronic artists, featuring Galapagos, Selva Oscura, Lay Bac, Party Girl and Corduroi. There will also be live paintings done by visual artists and screen printing.

WHAT: SKANKY SUMMER: Chillwave Showcase
WHEN: Sunday, July 10 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
WHERE: The Parish
ADMISSION: $5 for 21+, $7 for under 21