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Sifting through the 2000+ performers seeking label attention, blog hype, and free booze at the 25th annual South by Southwest music festival in awesome Austin, Texas can be overwhelming.
So, to afford you more time to focus on the important stuff, like RSVPing for all the pizza parties and beer promos, here's a (rather incomplete) list of local acts who’ll be making the 22-hour drive to represent America's Finest City in the Live Music Capital of the World:
Tuesday, March 13
Cuckoo Chaos w/ DJ set by Jamuel Saxon - Nasty's - 9 p.m.
Little Hurricane – Hype Hotel – 10 p.m.
A Scribe Amidst the Lions - Stack Burger - midnight
Wednesday, March 14
A Scribe Amidst the Lions - Cedar Street – 3 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - The Windish House (508 E. 8th St.) - 3:45 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - Skinny's Ballroom - 4:45 p.m.
Elaine Faye - Opal (Penfield) - 7 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - ND @ 501 Studios - 8 p.m.
Writer – Red Eye Fly – 8 p.m.
Wavves – Lustre Pearl – 11:35 p.m.
Crocodiles – The Stage on Sixth Patio - midnight
Cults (Soda Bar booker Corey Stier on drums) – Red 7 Patio – 1 a.m.
Thursday, March 15
Cuckoo Chaos - Papi Tino's - 1 p.m.
Hargo - Skinny's Ballroom - 3 p.m.
Crocodiles - 2406 Guadalupe Street - 3 p.m.
Elaine Faye - Opal (6th) - 5 p.m.
Little Hurricane – Auditorium Shores Stage (Lady Bird Lake) – 5:45 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - 75 Rainey St. - 6 p.m.
The Beautiful View - Stack Burger - 6:15 p.m.
Jamuel Saxon - 75 Rainey St. - 8:30 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos w/ Keith Sweaty - The Dead Shed - 9 p.m.
A Scribe Amidst the Lions – Stack Burger – 9 p.m.
Crocodiles - 29th Street Ballroom - midnight
The Silent Comedy – The Velveeta Room – 1 a.m.
Friday, March 16
Hargo - Skinny's Ballroom - 12:30 p.m.
The Beautiful View - The Jackalope - 1 p.m.
The Biters - The Jackalope - 1:35 p.m.
Maren Parusel - The Jackalope - 3:35 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - Palm Park - 3:45 p.m.
Mrs. Magician - Grand Pool Hall - 5 p.m.
Stalins of Sound - Grand Pool Hall - 6:30 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos w/ Jamuel Saxon - The Rainey St. Get Down - 7 p.m.
Little Hurricane – Buffalo Billiards - 9 p.m.
Steve Poltz – Continental Club – 10 p.m.
Cults – ND – midnight
Saturday, March 17
Elaine Faye - Emo's - 2 p.m.
Hargo - Skinny's Ballroom - 2 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos - The Belmont - 4 p.m.
The Beautiful View - Maria's Taco Express - 4:20 p.m.
Maren Parusel - Maria's Taco Express - 7 p.m.
Cuckoo Chaos w/ Jamuel Saxon - 2610 Rio Grande St. - 7:45 p.m.
The Beautiful View - The Whiskey Room - 9 p.m.
Maren Parusel – The Whiskey Room – 10 p.m.
Transfer – The Whiskey Room – 11 p.m.
El Ten Eleven (members of Softlightes) – Red 7 – 11:45 p.m.
Wavves – Hype Hotel – midnight
Sunday, March 18
Maren Parusel - The Continental - 4:50 p.m.
The festival, which draws over 13,000 industry reps in addition to throngs of music fans from across the country, will also see performances from the likes of Bomba Estereo, Dinosaur Jr., Built to Spill, Thomas Dolby, Shlomo, Shigeto, and Braid (!!!), but I’ll let you hunt those down for yourself.
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See yall on Sixth!
Pictured: A Scribe Amidst the Lions