News SXSW Preview: Daytime Activities

So we all know SXSW is all about the evening showcases, but what do you do during the day if you’re not completely exhausted or hungover? Here are some of the daytime showcases we recommend you go see. There’s free booze at some, free food at others and good music all around.

Tuesday 15th March


What: Pre-SXSW Panache Party
Where: Scoot Inn, 1308 E. 4th Street
When: 7pm - 1.30am
Performances by: Outside Stage: The Oh Sees, Bare Wires, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, Turbo Fruits; Inside Stage: Grass Windo, Pujol, Xray Eyeballs.

Wednesday 16th March


What: Urban Outfitters Day Show
Where: 2405 Guadalupe Street
When: 1.45pm – 7.30pm
Performances by: Prince Rama, Givers, Dirty Beaches, New Villager.
Entry: Free.

What: Eat Your Own Ears Day Showcase with The Windish Agency
Where: 912 Red River Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Cloud Control, Cloud Nothings, Givers, Mount Kimble, The Jezabels and a Huw Stevens DJ set among others.

What: IODA Opening Day Bash
Where: Emo’s Annex, 6th and Red River
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Withered Hand, Weekend, True Widow, Typhoon, Beach Fossils and Gold Panda.

What: Brooklyn vs The Bay
Where: Red Eyed Fly, 715 Red River
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: O’Death, The Spinto Band, and We Barbarians, Dodos, The Mumlers and Sea Of Bees.
Entry: RSVP @ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Free Drink provided by Trumer Pills and Smoking Loon.

What: Emusic @ Austin The Beauty Bar
Where: 617 E.7th Street
When: 12pm onwards
Performances by: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Jeff the Brotherhood, Ty Segall and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

What: Riot Act Media
Where: The Ghost Room, 304 w.4th between Lavaca & Guadalupe
When: 11.30pm - 6.30pm
Performances by: Quiet Life, Hot Panda and a Secret Guest

What: All Saints Spitalfields Presents IAMSOUND showcase
Where: Shangri-la, 1016 E 6th Street
When: 11am - 6.30pm
Performances by: Friendly Fires, Foster The People, Theophilus London and Dom with DJ sets by Local Natives and Heems of Das Racist.
Entry: RSVP @ mfgproductions.com/allsaints. Sailor Jerry drinks all day courtesy of All Saints.

What: Navagational Society / Good Danny’s Day Party
Where: The Parish
When: 10pm - 5pm
Performances by: White Denim, Freshmillions, The Bright Light Social Hour.
Entry: RSVP @ do512.com, Free Coffee, vodka and beer.

What: Indie Radio Rocks The World
Where: Cherrywood Coffeehouse
When: 12pm onwards
Performances by: Bad Blood, Whale Watch, The Cocker Spaniels, CALLmeKAT inside and The Bell Riots, SCHOOL, and Tog outside.
Entry: Free, all ages.

What: DC Does Texas
Where: Lovejoy’s 604 Neches Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Carol Bui, Typefighter, Deleted Scenes and These United States.
Entry: Free, Dogfish Head Beer, space and beer permitting.

Thursday 17th March


What: Urban Outfitters Presents The Windish Agency Day Party
Where: 2406 Guadalupe Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Cloud Nothings, Bikini, Sun Airways, Braids and Cults

What: Brit Rock Bender presents A Two Finger Salute
Where: Antone’s 214 W. 5th
When: 11pm - 5.30pm
Performances by: Doll & The Kicks, Twin Atlantic, Frankie and The Heartstrings, The Boxer Rebellion, The Jim Jones Revue. Limited General Entry

What: Flying Dog & IGIF Present Floating Fest 2011
Where: Lovejoys @ 604 Neches st.
When: 12pm - 8pm
Performances by: Eureka Birds, Braids, Idiot Glee, Wise Blood, Cloud Nothings, Baths.
Entry: No RSVP needed.

What: Under The Radar Magazine
Where: Flamingo Cantina 515 E. 6th Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Violens, The Dodos, Yuck, Sondre Lerche, The Dears, Atlas Sound
Entry: Free.

What: NPR Music Presents Live the The Parish
Where: 214 E.6th Street
When: 1pm - 6pm
Performances by: The Antlers, Wild Flag, The Joy Formidible, tune-yards

What: Filter/Dickies
Where: SXSW Lustre Pearl 97 Rainey St.
When: 3pm - 12pm
Performances by: We Barbarians, The Head and the Heart, Givers, DeVotchKa, Cold War Kids
Entry: Limited afternoon RSVP at filtermagazine.com/dickies

What: East Bound Get Down
Where: 1500 E.2nd Street
When: 4pm - 12am
Performances by: Slow Animals, Turbo Fruits, Ringo Deathstarr, The Young Friends, The Bubbles, Secret Cities

What: Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard 208 W.4th Street
When: 11pm - 5pm
Performances by: The Deer Tracks, The Latebirds, Cults, The Vaccines, Raphael Saadiq

Friday 18th March


What: Urban Outfitters Presents Ground Control Touring Day Party
Where: 2406 Guadalupe Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: La Sera, Grandchildren, Papercuts, Dom, Times New Viking

What: Under The Radar Magazine
Where: Flamingo Cantina 515 E.6th Street
When: 12pm - 6pm
Performances by: Hooray for Earth, Surfer Blood, Telekinesis, Menomena, Okkervil River

What: Filter/Dickies
Where: SXSW Lustre Pearl 97 Rainey St.
When: 3pm - 12pm
Performances by: The Fresh & Onlys, Liam Finn, Dum Dum Girls, Noah and The Whale, Black Lips, Little Dragon
Entry: Limited afternoon RSVP at filtermagazine.com/dickies

What: Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard 208 W.4th Street
When: 11pm - 5pm
Performances by: Maps & Atlases, The Belle Brigade, Weekend, Phantogram, Surfer Blood

Saturday 19th March


What: Urban Outfitters Day Party
Where: 2406 Guadalupe Street
When: 12pm - 5pm
Performances by: Josh T Pearson, Screaming Females, Reading Rainbows, Oberhofer, Beach Fossils

What: Filter/Dickies
Where: SXSW Lustre Pearl 97 Rainey St.
When: 2pm - 5pm
Performances by: Asobi Sesku, Pac Div, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Okkervil River
Entry: Limited afternoon RSVP at filtermagazine.com/dickies

What: Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
Where: Cedar Street Courtyard 208 W.4th Street
When: 11pm - 5pm
Performances by: Indigo Tree, Those Dancing Days, Datarock, The Naked and The Famous, Little Dragon

What: The House Party Birddog Productions
Where: Tito’s House 2109 Scenic Drive
When: 12pm - 12am
Performances by: Whalers, Doldrums, Monogold, Holiday Shores, Candy Claws, Gobble Gobble, The Death Set, Bear Hands

What: NPR Music Live
Where: Auditorium Shores 950 Riverside Drive
When: 3.30pm onwards
Performances by: Kurt Vile, Man Man, Deer Tick, Middle Brother, The Felice Brothers, Bright Eyes

What: Stereogum Last Night in Texas
Where: The Purevolume House
When: 12pm - 4am
Performances by: Puro Instinct, Owen Pallett, Cults, Das Racist, Gold Panda
Entry: RSVP required stereogum.com/sxsw. Free beer.

What: Yorkshire & North East Party
Where: Latitude 30 512 San Jacinto Blvd
When: 11.45am - 3pm
Performances by: Viva City, David Thomas Broughton, Little Cornets, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and Pulled Apart By Horses
Entry: RSVP @ britishguestlist.info. Free Food and Drink.

What: Liverpool & The North West
Where: Latitude 30 San Jacinto Blvd
When: 3pm onwards
Performances by: The Lost Brothers, Doll & The Kicks, Kill it Kid, Brown Brogues, The Answering Machine
Entry: RSVP @ britishguestlist.info. Free Food and Drink.

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