Songseed’s Austin Music Showcase at Stubb’s. Ben Mallott, Kinky Machine, Zach Arrington and others perform; a portion of the proceeds benefits Grounded in Music, which works to improve the lives of atrisk youth through music. 6 p.m. $10. 801 Red River St. stubbsaustin.com.
Also playing: Suspirians, French Inhales and Shinta at Beerland; These Mad Dogs of Glory and Other Lovers at Lambert’s; the Bus Stop Stallions, Fatback Circus and the T Jarrod Quartet at Frank; One Ounce Opera at Red7. Mohawk; Tribal Nation at Flamingo Cantina; Cedric Burnside Project, Old Gray Mule and Black Squeeze at Antone’s; Joe Ely at the Saxon Pub.