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August 14, 2014
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Recommended Show
March 15, 2014
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+++DAY PARTY PICKS+++

DAY - 10am
Quantum Collective
We Were Promised Jetpacks, Dirty Vegas, Suzanne Vega and more.
Whole Foods Rooftop - FREE

DAY - 11am
Reverb
Kishi Bashi, Avi Buffalo, Breton and more.
Dirty Dog Bar - FREE

DAY - 11am
Do512
Gary Numan, The Black Lips, Eagulls, Oberhofer and more.
Palm Door - FREE

DAY - 12pm
FADER FORT
Rick Ross, Julian Casablancas, Nothing, Wet, Destruction Unit and more.
FADER FORT - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
Brooklyn Vegan
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Hold Steady, Wye Oak, Bob Nanna, Speedy Ortiz, Potty Mouth, Quilt, Tweens, Palehound and more.
Red 7 - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Ty & Panache present
Ty Segall, The Coachwhips, The Entrance Band, Destruction Unit, Saint Rich, Calvin Love and more.
Spider House Ballroom - $5

DAY - 12pm
Wild Honey Pie + Pretty Much Amazing
Kishi Bashi, Pure Bathing Culture, Small Black, Oberhofer, High Highs and more.
Cheer Up Charlies - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Check Yo Ponytail
Trust, LOUDPVCK, Youth Code, RatKing, Dum Dum Girls, Tony Molina, GRMLN and more.
Empire Auto Garage - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Converse / Thrasher Death Match
Lil B, The Fresh & Onlys, Vic Mensa, Perfect Pussy, Natural Child, Diarrhea Planet and more.
Scoot Inn - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Sailor Jerry House
Dum Dum Girls, Cheetah Chrome, White Mystery, Amanda X and more.
Gypsy Lounge - FREE

DAY - 12pm
South x San Jose
Tinariwen, The Fresh & Onlys, San Fermin, Papa and more.
San Jose Hotel - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Austin Imposition
AraabMUZIK, The Range, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, weekend, La Luz, Tony Molina and more.
The Grackle - FREE

DAY - 12pm
AM Only
Amtrac, Treasure Fingers, Ryan Hemsworth, Cyril Hahn, Supreme Cuts, Classixx and more.
The Blackheart - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Waterloo Records
Jake Bugg, Talib Kweli, Skaters, The 1975 and more.
Waterloo Records - FREE

DAY - 12pm
ISO50 + No Fear of Pop
Machinedrum, Jacques Greene, Cashmere Cat, Tomas Barod, The Range and more.
Hype Hotel - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Complex
Cam'ron, Pusha T, Young Thug, Migos and more.
606 & 608 East 3rd Street - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12:30pm
Breakthru Radio
Marijuana Death Squad, Zorch, Milagres, Diane Coffee, Gringo Star, The So So Glos, Clouder and more.
The Liberty - FREE

+++NIGHT PARTY PICKS+++

NIGHT - 6pm
Hometapes Friend Island
Killer Bob, The Cloak Ox, Lushes, Zula, Landlady, Leverage Models and more.
Wonderland - FREE

NIGHT - 7pm
The Coachwhips, Destruction Unit, Useless Eaters, The Blind Shake and more.
Beerland - $10

NIGHT - 7pm
Lux Museum House Show
Palehound, Each Other, SW/MM/NG, Grass Is Green, Teenagers, Fat History Month.
1105 1/2 Tillery Street - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Red Bull Sound Select
Danny Brown, Lucki Eck$, A.Dd+, Kydd Jones.
The Belmont - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Sailor Jerry House
King Dude, Special Guests.
Gypsy Lounge - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Ray-Ban x Boiler Room
Four Tet, Future, Just Blaze and more.
Emo's - FREE

NIGHT - 10pm
Urban Outfitters + Making Time
Autre Ne Veut, Matthew Dear (DJ Set).
Saengerrunde Hall - FREE

Recommended Show
March 14, 2014
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+++DAY PARTY PICKS+++

DAY - 11am
Exploding In Sound
Speedy Ortiz, PUP, Big Ups, Solids, Grass Is Green, Tony Molina, Potty Mouth, Greys and more.

Hole in the Wall - FREE

DAY - 11am
SPIN
Future, Cloud Nothings, Warpaint, Future Islands, Against Me!, The Orwells and more.

Stubb's - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
Windish/House of Vans
Chet Faker, Phantogram, Wet, Jungle, San Fermin, Connan Mockasin and more.

Mohawk - FREE

DAY - 12pm
The A.V. Club
Bob Mould, Wye Oak, Speedy Ortiz, Eagulls, Sylvan Esso, Public Service Broadcasting.

The Blackheart - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Blundertown
Fucked Up, Destruction Unit, Cerebral Ballzy, Cherry Glazerr, Zig Zags and more.

Empire Control Room - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Under The Radar
Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Arthur Beatrice, Weekend, Charlie XCX, Gruff Rhys and more.

Flamingo Cantina - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Brooklyn Vegan
Parquet Courts, Trust, OFF!, Classixx, together PANGEA, Mutual Benefit, Connections and more.

Red 7 - FREE

DAY - 12pm
South X San Jose
The Black Lips, Dum Dum Girls, Magic Numbers, Avi Buffalo and more.

San Jose Hotel - FREE

DAY - 12pm
FADER FORT
Feathers, Happy Jawbone Family Band, The BOTS, Joywave, Young Thug and more.

FADER FORT - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
Spotify
Real Estate.

Spotify House - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Converse / Thrasher Death Match
Lecherous Gaze, Bl'ast, Obliterations, Kylesa, Youth Code and more.

Scoot Inn - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Wild Honey Pie
Streets of Laredo, Stepdad, Starlight Girls, Yellow Ostrich, Tei Shi and more.

Side Bar - FREE

DAY - 12pm
CITR + Disco Naivete
The 1975, Haerts, Wolf Alice, Gems and more.

Hype Hotel - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Home Slice Pizza
Splashh, The Whigs, The Casket Girls, Mirah and more.

Home Slice Pizza - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Music For Listeners
Honeyblood, Pins, September Girls and more.

El Sapo - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Peelander Fest
Peelander-Z, Anamanaguchi, Those Darlins, Infinity Shred and more.

The Grackle - FREE

DAY - 12pm
SNAX X SNAX
Rich Aucoin, Marijuana Death Squad, Netherfriends, Sean Nicholas Savage, Leverage Models and more.

Wonderland Austin - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Complex
Childish Gambino, Nipsey Hussle, Vince Staples and more.

606 & 608 East 3rd Street - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 1pm
Tumblr House
Banks, Dum Dum Girls, Lucius, Splashh, CYMBALS.

Clive Bar - FREE

DAY - 1pm
Waterloo Records
Tinariwen, The Fresh & Onlys, Cate Le Bon, Small Black and more.

Waterloo Records

DAY - 1pm
Guitar Center / FILTER
The Black Lips, Papa, Night Terrors of 1927, Diamond Youth.

Starr Building Rooftop - FREE

DAY - 2pm
IFC Fairgrounds
Cherub, Bear Hands, Royal Canoe, Panama Wedding, Saint Rich and more.

Palm Park - FREE

DAY - 3pm
Dr. Martens / FILTER
OFF!, Perfect Pussy, together PANGEA, INVSN.

Bar 96 - FREE

+++NIGHT PARTY PICKS+++

NIGHT - 4pm
JUXTAPOZ and BRIXTON
Reigning Sound, Tijuana Panthers, Team Spirit, Big Ups, Destruction Unit and more.

Yellow Jacket Social Club - FREE

NIGHT - 4pm
Massappeal + Grooveshark
Nas, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, A$AP MOB and more.

Austin Music Hall - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

NIGHT - 8pm
Red Bull Sound Select
Sleigh Bells, Tink, Tapioca and the Flea.

The Belmont - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Blundertown & Cultist
The Coachwhips, Radioactivity, Pampers, The Coathangers and more.
Gypsy Lounge (Sailor Jerry House) - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Austin Imposition
Future Islands, Big Ups, Guerilla Toss, Habibi, Potty Mouth, Solids, Amanda X, Slothrust and more.

Longbranch Inn - FREE

VIEW ALL TODAY'S SHOWS AND PARTIES >>

Recommended Show
March 13, 2014
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+++DAY PARTY PICKS+++

DAY - 11:30am
The Biggest Little Day Party
OFF!, Residual Kid, Broncho, Diarrhea Planet and more.
Frank - FREE

DAY - 11:30am
Sailor Jerry House
Diarrhea Planet, The Garden, The So So Glos, Total Slacker, Team Spirit, Big Ups, The Lovely Bad Things, Potty Mouth, Heeney and more.
Gypsy Lounge - FREE

DAY - 11:30am
Paste
Yellow Ostrich, Gardens and Villa, Ages and Ages, Those Darlins, Papa and more.
Swan Dive - FREE

DAY - 12pm +++CANCELED+++
House of Vans: Stereogum
Cloud Nothings, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Fucked Up, Perfect Pussy, Big Ups, Speedy Ortiz and more.
Mohawk - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Pitchfork Day Party
Fucked Up, Mutual Benefit, Kelela, Classixx, Future Islands, Mark McGuire, Eagulls and more.
The French Legation Museum - FREE

DAY - 12pm
FADER FORT
Chromeo, Theophilus London, Eagulls, Sam Smith, Mas Ysa, Connan Mockasin and more.
FADER FORT - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
Under The Radar
We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Mary Onettes, Small Black, Avi Buffalo and more.
Flamingo Cantina - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Brooklyn Vegan
San Fermin, Little Dragon, Torres, Nothing, Basia Bulat and more.
Red 7 - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Converse / Thrasher Death Match
together PANGEA, Tyler The Creator, Destruction Unit, Fucked Up, Ryan Hemsworth, Nothing and more.
Scoot Inn - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Waterloo Records
Charli XCX, Gary Numan, The Orwells, Aloe Blacc and more.
Waterloo Records - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Jumpstart Texas
Diarrhea Planet, Connections, Big Ups, Potty Mouth, Solids, Midgetmen and more.
Side Bar - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Complex
Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Cerebral Ballzy, Lunice.
606 & 608 East 3rd Street - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
YVYNYL + Ears of The Beholder
Future Islands, Dum Dum Girls, Trust, Chet Faker and more.
Hype Hotel - FREE

DAY - 12pm
NYLON
Bad Things, Amtrac, Ryan Hemsworth, Supreme Cuts, ASTR and more.
Malverde - FREE

DAY - 12pm
KEXP
Avi Buffalo, Thumpers, La Luz, Dum Dum Girls.
Mellow JOhnny's Bike Shop - FREE

DAY - 1pm
Death & Taxes and VisitPhilly.com
Tokyo Police Club, Small Black, Moving Units, Deap Vally, Bleeding Rainbow and more.
Cheer Up Charlies - FREE

DAY - 1pm
Austin Psych Fest LEVITATION
The Black Lips, No Joy, Temples, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Splashh, The Casket Girls, Quilt, TEEN and more.
Hotel Vegas - FREE

DAY - 1pm
Exploding In Sound BBQ
Pile, Guerilla Toss, Bad History Month, Big Ups, Palehound, Grass Is Green, Two Inch Astronaut, Krill and more.
Todd's Mansion - FREE

DAY - 2pm
IFC Fairgrounds
American Authors, The Mowgli's, Typhoon and more.
Palm Park - FREE

DAY - 3pm
JUXRAPOZ and BRIXTON
The Coachwhips, together PANGEA, The Fresh & Onlys, Obliterations and more.
Yellow Jacket Social Club - FREE

DAY - 3pm
MTV Woodies
Childish Gambino, Vic Mensa, Bleachers.
1st and Red River - FREE

DAY - 3pm
Dr. Martens / FILTER
The Chain Gang of 1974, Sir Sly, Deap Vally, Prides.
Bar 96 - FREE

+++NIGHT PARTY PICKS+++

NIGHT - 5pm
Tiny Moving Parts, Framerworks, Happy Diving and more.
21st street Co-op - FREE

NIGHT - 6pm
Inland Empire
Dead GHosts, Protomartyr, Warm Soda, Tweens, Habibi, Weeknight and more.
Trailer Space - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Austin Imposition
Natural Child, Tyvek, Audacity, Spray Paint, Liquor Store, Indian Jewelry and more.
Longbranch Inn - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Red Bull Sound Select
Twin Shadow, Jagwar Ma, Shy Girls, Bagheera.
The Belmont - FREE

VIEW ALL TODAY'S SHOWS AND PARTIES >>

Recommended Show
March 11, 2014
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+++DAY PARTY PICKS+++

DAY - 11am
Burger Records
The Garden, Cherry Glazerr, Habibi, Cosmonauts, Las Rosas, The Lovely Bad Things and more.
Trailer Space - FREE

DAY - 11:30am
Paste Magazine
Wild Cub, Thumpers, Pure Bathing Culture, Ski Lodge, Diarrhea Planet and more.
Swan Dive - FREE

DAY - 12pm
The FADER Fort
London Grammar, Little Dragon, The Orwells, Temples, Sage The Gemini and more.
The FADER Fort - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
Pitchfork Day Party
Speedy Ortiz, Ex Hex, Perfect Pussy, Empress Of, The Coachwhips, Protomartyr, Single Mothers and more.
The French Legation Museum - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Under The Radar
EMA, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Future Islands, Connan Mockasin, Saintseneca and more.
Flamingo Cantina - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Grandstand
The Coathangers, Bleeding Rainbow, Creative Adult, Public Service Broadcasting and more.
Gypsy Lounge (Sailor Jerry House) - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Terrorbird / Red Brick
Eternal Summers, Those Darlins, Mirah, Painted Palms, Psychic Twin, GRMLN and more.
Cheer Up Charlies - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Consequence of Sound
Against Me!, Wye Oak, Albert Hammond Jr., together PANGEA, Hospitality and more.
Hype Hotel - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

DAY - 12pm
House of Vans: SPIN
Pusha T, Deap Vally, Dum Dum Girls, Angel Olsen, Charli XCX, Until The Ribbon Breaks, Eagulls and more.
Mohawk - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Converse/Thrasher Death Match
INVSN, The Black Lips, Zig Zags, Trash Talk, The BOTS, Cherry Glazrr and more.
Scoot Inn - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Banners / Wild Honey Pie
Total Slacker, Bear Hands, Potty Mouth, The So So Glos, Heavenly Beat, Cheerleader and more.
Side Bar - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Spotify House
Dum Dum Girls, Betty Who, Mutual Benefit, Hozier and more.
Spotify House - FREE

DAY - 12pm
Waterloo Records
Robert Ellis, Wild Child, Hospitality, Speedy Ortiz, Ex Hex, La Luz and more.
Waterloo Records - FREE

DAY - 2pm
IFC Fairgrounds
Temples, The Hold Steady, Twin Forks, Streets of Laredo and more.
Palm Park - FREE

DAY - 3pm
Panache Bruise Cruise
Mark McGuire, La Luz, Calvin Love, Dune Rats.
Capital Cruises - $10

+++NIGHT PARTY PICKS+++

NIGHT - 6pm
Jansport Bonfire Sessions w/ Noisey
The Orwells, Kurt Vile, Cloud Nothings, Gardens and Villa, Natural Child.
Cheer Up Charlies - FREE - RSVP CLOSED

NIGHT - 6pm
Panache Bruise Cruise
The Coachwhips, Kelley Stoltz, Destruction Unit, ARP.
Capital Cruises - SOLD OUT

NIGHT - 7pm
Audiofemme
Weeknight, Leverage Models, Cheerleader and more.
Upstairs on Trinity - $10

NIGHT - 8pm
Austin Imposition
Ava Luna, Krill, Grass Is Green, Bad History Month, Disco Doom and more.
Longbranch Inn - FREE

NIGHT - 8pm
Red Bull Sound Select
Earl Sweatshirt, Lil Herb, Thurz, Denitia and Sene.
The Belmont - FREE

Random Rockness
Random Rockness
February 12, 2014
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It's SXSW Music 2014 and we're back with our annual curated guide to FREE SHOWS, FREE DRINKS and FREE FOOD in Austin. Unofficial or on the up and up, you'll find it here. As long as there's good music at the show/party. That's a prerequisite. #DUH

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