• 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.
•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.