• The band has played some of Australia’s largest music festivals, including Big Day Out.
•The band has opened for Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Thee Oh Sees and The King Khan.
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•It will play at Austin’s SXSW festival.
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 / Peeve’s Public House, 1243 Fulton Mall / Free / All ages / (559) 573-5735, www.lovethecaptive.com
Leroy Macqueen and Kat Friend play high-energy garage-punk that borrows from GG Allin and Iggy Pop as easily as Roy Orbison and Olivia Newton-John.
The Australian two-piece (Macqueen sings and plays guitar; Friend drums) are in the U.S. on an extended tour that includes a string of shows for SXSW. It also includes two area dates.
You can see them at a free, all ages show 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Peeve’s Public House, or Friday, March 27, at Visalia’s Cellar Door, opening for guitarist Yonatan Gat.
The band just released a 7-inch record through the Detroit label Urinal Cake Records.