One of our goals with Austin Vida is to provide opportunities for Latino up-and-coming bands with quality showcases and opportunities to play at some of Austin’s premiere live music venues. Tonight at Frank, one of Austin’s best local music venues, we are hosting our first indie showcase of the year with two hot up-and-comers playing before the incredible Hydra Melody from San Antonio. Just remember Austin Vida introduced you to these guys first.
Opening the night’s showcase is The Sound of Curves from San Antonio, Texas. The indie quintet have been creating a small buzz for themselves in their hometown and so we decided to book them to see them for ourselves. They are currently performing in support of their latest album, Cast of The Charade Parade. The Sound of Curves perform at 10:30pm.
The hometown representation will come from Ex Machina. The Austin-based trio is composed of Blas Moreno, Daniel Mendoza and Ted Camat. Their music blends elements of upbeat skanks, Afro-Cuban rhythms, prog-rock, and punk. Ex Machina perform at 11:15pm.
Headlining and closing out the night is an Austin Vida staff favorite, Hydra Melody. Influenced by bands like Cursive and Minus The Bear and The Mars Volta, Hydra Melody makes incredibly melodic-indie rock and fuse it together with prog-rock style instrumentation and Latin percussion. The band have performed for us on multiple occasions since 2010 and they never disappoint. Hydra Melody are currently performing in support of their new self-titled EP and take the stage at 12:00am.
Watch this live clip of Hydra Melody performing below.
Frank is located at 407 Colorado Street. Doors open at 9:00pm. Cover is $6. All ages are welcome. Visit the official Facebook event page here and on Do512 here. Thanks to our media sponsors Red River Noise and SATX Music.