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The Point

The Point is a psych funk organ trio from Austin, Tx, which includes Joe Roddy (keys, trumpet), Jack Montesinos (upright bass, guitar, vocals) and Alberto Telo (drums). The native Austinites along with Telo, who moved to the capital city from Milano in ‘96, blend they’re Texas roots of blues, hip hop and garage rock with sounds of Italian funk and soundtrack music, Peruvian chicha, and dub reggae. 

Jack (21) has been gigging around since he was 10 with acts like The Tailgators, The Original Bells of Joy, Julia Magness, Ben Buck, Lonesome Dave Fisher, The Mellows, Cactus Lee and many others. Jack now attends the TCU school of music for classical double bass and plays in the orchestra. 

Joe (21), son of Texas harmonica and honky tonk legend Ted Roddy, plays trumpet, piano, guitar, bass and sings vocals. He has been jamming with locals regularly along with producing electronic beats for local rappers and showcases. Now, he attends Austin Community College for RTF and composes ambient music, along with writing and recording with The Point. 

Alberto is a native Italian from the great city of Milano, who’s played with countless acts including Sean Young and the Texas Blue Dots, Nick Curran and the Nightlifes, Julia Magness, Ted Roddy, etc. He works from his home in East Austin as an electrician and amplifier technician. 

Cover is $5 and tips for the band are greatly appreciated!


8 Big Top Opens

9 The Point

December 22
Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge
3714 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA