They've shaken the gunk off their Texas boots and felt their way toward something like maturity with a second album that locates depth inside the basement tapes strike zone. But while the Strange Boys are in that awkward stage between fixing their batting gloves and hitting towering home runs, they always seem to find a sound that's restless and averse to standing pat. Let's watch them grow, right? It's sure to be loud. With White Fence and the Babies.
Fri., June 24, 9 p.m., 2011