SXSW 2010

April 6th, 2010

At mxdwn, we’re just as excited about SXSW 2010 as you are. To get you and ourselves ready for this year’s festival, we’ve compiled a list of the best parties and showcases scheduled to take place. Always check back, because we’re always updating the list!

mxdwn Best of SXSW 2010

Read our live coverage below!

Tuesday, March 16th

Shadow Shadow Shade – IFC House

Wednesday, March 17th

The Walkmen – IFC House
Toro y Moi – The Mohawk/Gonna Gonna Get Down V
Tobacco – Emo’s Annex/IODA Opening Day Bash
Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt – Emo’s Annex/IODA Opening Day Bash
Titus Andronicus – Emo’s Main Room/Brooklyn Vegan Day Party
Roky Erickson and Okkervil River – The Galaxy Room/Paste Party
The Sleepy Sun with The Austin Children’s Choir – Emo’s Annex/IODA Opening Day Bash
Band of Skulls – British Music Embassy/Latitude 30
Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – Levi’s/FADER Fort
Mariachi el Bronx – Emo’s
Dillinger Escape Plan – Emo’s
Spoon – Stubb’s

Thursday, March 18th

The Runaways – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema/Movie Screening
Karnivool – Emo’s/Full Metal Texas
The Kissaway Trail – Cedar Street Courtyard/Filter’s Cedar Street Showdown
Gordon Gano and The Ryan Brothers – Galaxy Room/Paste Party
Circa Survive (acoustic) – Spin Myspace Music Loft
Holly Miranda – French Legation Museum/Other Music Party
The xx – French Legation Museum/Other Music Party
Fucked Up – Levi’s/FADER Fort
Jason Simon – Habana Calle
Glint – Dirty Dog Bar
Olof Arnalds – Victorian Room at the Driskill
Local Natives – Emo’s
Imaad Wasif – Habana Calle
Man Man – Billboard.com Bungalow
Jaguar Love – The Ghost Room
Sweet Apple – Habana Calle 6
Iron Age – Tee Pee Records Showcase

Friday, March 19th

Kristen Stewart, Dakoting Fanning and Floria Sigismundi – Four Seasons Hotel
Doug Brod – Stubb’s/Spin Party
Broken Social Scene – IFC House
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – Stubb’s/Spin Party
Hole – Stubb’s/Spin Party
The Octopus Project presents Hexadecagon – Whole Foods Supermarket Parking Lot
Metric – Stubb’s
Muse – Stubb’s
Crystal Antlers – Emo’s Annex
No Age – Red 7 Patio
Demolished Thoughts – Red 7 Patio
High on Fire at Mohawk
I Wrestled a Bear Once at Emos
Meat Puppets at The Dog and Duck Pub
The Jim Jones Revue – MWTX Party
Trash Talk – Beerland
Who Made Who – Hype Machine: Lose Control 2
Trampled By Turtles – Red Eye Fly/AMA II Party

Saturday, March 20th

Broken Bells – The Mohawk/The Mog Party
The Veils – Under the Radar Party/Klub Krucial
Sondre Lerche – Klub Krucial/Under the Radar Party
The Black Keys – The Mohawk/The Mog Party
Andrew WK – MWTX Party
GWAR – MWTX Party
Dead Confederate – Encore/Obscure Magpie Party

Sunday, March 21st

SXSW Parties and Showcases

Friday, March 12th

IFC Crossroads House

Saturday, March 13th
IFC Crossroads House

Sunday, March 14
IFC Crossroads House

Monday, March 15

British Music Embassy’s showcase
IFC Crossroads House
Austin Launch Party
Strummerville SXSW British Music Embassy Showcase
Sonos Smash Up Party

Tuesday, March 16

British Music Embassy’s showcase
IFC Crossroads House
Tug Boat Hustle Presents a SXSW Party
Purevolume House 2010 at SXSW

Wednesday, March 17

An Annie Mac Presents… Event
British Music Embassy’s parties and Official SXSW 2010 Showcase
Impose Presents The Austin Imposition
IFC Crossroads House
Big Texas Jumpstart III Day Party
Manic Fest Destiny – a SXSW 2010 Event
BrooklynVegan SXSW 2010 Day Party
Get Your Green On! Music and Technology Showcase
The Hype Machine’s Lost Control 2 at SXSW
IAMSOUND Records Evening Party
Austinist Presents “Gonna Gonna Get Down 5″ at SXSW
Urban Outfitters’ Backlot Performances at SXSW
Gigacrate Unofficial SXSW Showcase
Purevolume House 2010 at SXSW
Third Man Records SXSW Pop Up Store
CoS, Elbo.ws and Music Slut SXSW Day Party
Waterloo Records Performances 2010
Levi’s® Fader Fort
IODA Opening Day Bash
Canadian Blast Events at SXSW
Sounds From Spain Showcase and Party
Terrorbird Media at SXSW
QuinnStorm & C3 Presents

Thursday, March 18

Filter Magazine Party – Showdown at Cedar Street: Worlds Converge
Paste Magazine party
CoS and Sled Island day party
Berklee Party
Tee Pee Records’ Showcase
British Music Embassy’s parties and Official SXSW 2010 Showcase
Banyan Branch + Aloft
Full Metal Texas
Dickies Sounds/Filter
Rock Steady Music/Death+Taxes Party
The Billions Corporation: Fat Crooked Unwound
Impose Presents The Austin Imposition
Brooklyn Vegan and Anso present A Day Party in Austin, TX
IFC Crossroads House
BrooklynVegan/Crustcake/1000 Knives Day Show
M For Montreal SXSW Showcase
Sub Pop and Hardly Art SXSW 2010 Showcase
Germany at SXSW 2010
The Hype Machine’s Lost Control 2 at SXSW
Mint/Six Shooter SXSW Hootenanny
Merge Records SXSW Showcase
The Best Damn Day of Duos Ever… Dammit
Soundcheck Magazine’s 4th Bday Party
Welcome to LA
Light Lodge Presents
Banyan Branch After Party
Urban Outfitters’ Backlot Performances at SXSW
Gigacrate Unofficial SXSW Showcase
Purevolume House 2010 at SXSW
Third Man Records SXSW Pop Up Store
Midwasteland Takeover at SXSW
Vevo SXSW Playlist Party
Grand Ole Party at SXSW 2010
Music by the Slice at SXSW 2010
Carniville!
NAIL and Distiller Promo SXSW Day Party
South By South Next
Blacksmith, Decon and Noisemakers SXSW Showcase
Bright Antenna’s SXSW Basement Blast & Bingo Party
Aquarium Drunkard SXSW Day Party
Waterloo Records Performances 2010
Sony SXSW International Showcase
Levi’s® Fader Fort
Canadian Blast Events at SXSW
Sounds From Spain Showcase and Party
Terrorbird Media at SXSW
SXChicago
ATX Day Party

Friday, March 19

Filter Magazine Party – Showdown at Cedar Street: Worlds Converge
Paste Magazine party
Berklee Party
Ecstatic Peace!’s Showcase
British Music Embassy’s parties and Official SXSW 2010 Showcase
Dickies Sounds/Filter
Rooftop Riot Party
Coast to Coast Party
March Into Softness 2010
Morning After Party
Consequence of Sound and Rock it Out! Blog Present
IFC Crossroads House
Spin’s SXSW Bash
Other Music Day Show
Gorilla vs. Bear and Mexican Summer Day Party and Official Showcase
Express SXSW 2010 Concert
The Hype Machine’s Lost Control 2 at SXSW
Pitchfork/Windish Austin Bash
South X South Mess Party
Light Lodge Presents
Deer Tick Presents This Party is Going to Rule
Pumps and a Bump
Urban Outfitters’ Backlot Performances at SXSW
Swing House, The Roxy and Others Present a SXSW Party
Purevolume House 2010 at SXSW
Third Man Records SXSW Pop Up Store
Midwasteland Takeover at SXSW
Trailer Fire Records SXSW Day Party
Never Ending Fun! at SXSW 2010
Music by the Slice at SXSW 2010
Carniville!
Duck Down SXSW Showcase
Danish Dynamite SXSW Day Party
Waterloo Records Performances 2010
Academy Fight Song & Dine Alone Records Party
MWTX Party
Old Shoe Records Showcase
Shirts For A Cure & Photo Finish Records Party
Levi’s® Fader Fort
AAM 2010 SXSW Extravaganza
Canadian Blast Events at SXSW
Floating Fest 2K10
The Official SXSW Jumpoff
SXChicago
Sonicbids Official SXSW Party
Warper In Dub (SXSW Edition)
BrooklynVegan & DailyMotion Austin Day Party

Saturday, March 20

Filter Magazine Party – Showdown at Cedar Street: Worlds Converge
Alternative Press Magazine’s All-Ages, Free Showcase
British Music Embassy’s parties and Official SXSW 2010 Showcase
Dickies Sounds/Filter
Spune Party
Impose Presents The Austin Imposition
Stereogum Range Life 2010
IFC Crossroads House
Other Music Day Show
Manic Fest Destiny – a SXSW 2010 Event
Seattle Party at SXSW 2010
Under The Radar Day Party
The Hype Machine’s Lost Control 2 at SXSW
Official Pitchfork SXSW Showcase
Brooklyn Vegan and M for Montreal
Chop Shop/Atlantic Records Official SXSW Party
Urban Outfitters’ Backlot Performances at SXSW
MpressFest 2010 at SXSW
Purevolume House 2010 at SXSW
The MOG Party at SXSW
Third Man Records SXSW Pop Up Store
The Garden Party at SXSW
Midwasteland Takeover at SXSW
Dangerbird Backs Charity at SXSW 2010
Carniville!
Moshi Moshi, Wichita, and Mixtape Music Present a SXSW Event
Waterloo Records Performances 2010
Brooklyn Vegan & Tee Pee Records: Attitude Adjustment
Mr and Mrs T and Rachael Ray’s Feedback Party
MWTX Party
Levi’s® Fader Fort
Canadian Blast Events at SXSW
SXChicago
Red Bull Thre3 Style Austin

Sunday, March 21
IFC Crossroads House
Fourth Annual Panache Hangover Party