SXSW 2011

March 20th, 2011

With SXSW 2011 fast approaching, we here at mxdwn can feel the excitement in the air.  In order to keep you, our readers, informed and ready to party, we’ve set up a list of all the best showcases and parties.  Check back often, we’ll be updating this list constantly.

Live SXSW Coverage

Tuesday, March 15

Fences Live at the Bat Bar
Psychic TV Live at Elsyium

Wednesday, March 16

Seasick Steve Live at the Third Man Records Mobile Record Store
Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers Live at the Dot Com Day Stage
Toro y Moi Live at the Fader Fort
Esben and the Witch Live at Lipstick 24 Austin BFF’s Day Party
Foster the People Live at the IAMSOUND Records Day Party
Class Actress Live at Lipsick 24 Austin BFFs Day
Mister Heavenly Live at Emo’s Brooklyn Vegan Day Party
Buck 65 with Jenn Grant and Marnie Herald Live at Canadian Blast Day Party Brush Square Park
The Stripminers Live at Emo’s
Skatenigs Live at Emo’s
Four Fists (P.O.S. + Astronautalis) Live at the Flamingo Cantina
Gayngs Live at the Red 7 Patio
Nicole Atkins and the Black Sea Live at Antones
Queens of the Stone Age Live at La Zona Rosa
Arson Anthem Live at Emo’s

Thursday, March 17

Emmlylou Harris Live at the Radio Day Stage
Owen Pallett Live at Fat, Crooked, Unwound Day Party at The Mohawk
Revolver Live at France Rocks Austin Brush Square Park West
Trash Talk Live at Dovecoat Records Unofficial Showcase
Lord Huron Under the Radar Day Party at Flamingo Cantina
The Dears Live at the Under the Radar Party
Atlas Sound Live at the Under the Radar Party Flamingo Cantina
The Strokes Live at Auditorium Shores
Friendly Fires Live at The Windish Agency House at ND
Doomtree Live at The Mohawk
Duran Duran Live at the C3 Late Night Party

Friday, March 18

OFF! Live at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s
The Vaccines Live at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s
OMD Live at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s SXSW
The Kills Live at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s
TV on the Radio Live at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s
Odd Future Live at the Fader Fort SXSW
Weedeater Live at the Dirty Dog Bar
The Moondoggies Live at Red 7
Kylesa Live at the Dirty Dog Bar

Saturday, March 19

Cloudland Canyon Live at Emo’s
Night Horse Live at Headhunters
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Live at Kiss and Fly
Okkervil River Live at the MOG Party at The Mohawk
Twin Shadow Live at the MOG Party at The Mohawk
Kanye West Live at the VEVO Powerstation
La Sera Live at the Fader Fort
Big Boi Live at the MOG Party
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) Live at the MWTX Party
The Dead Milkmen Live at the MWTX Party
The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger Live at Elysium
Anamanaguchi Live at The Mohawk
If By Yes Live at Elysium

SXSW Parties and Showcases

Friday, March 11

Pathcrosser/Moxie Present ?uestlove
IFC Crossroads House Party

Saturday, March 12

TAG Talent Unofficial Party
That Internet Party
Purevolume House Party
IFC Crossroads House Party
Mogwee Official Opening Day After Party

Sunday, March 13

Beercamp
Gigacrate Party
Life After Dark Party
Purevolume House Party
IFC Crossroads House Party

Monday, March 14

See The World With Gowalla Party
SAY Media Party
Purevolume House Party

Tuesday, March 15

British Music Embassy Party
Funny or Die Showcase
Art Disaster No. 12 Party
#thePARTY 4 #thePeople
Red Bull BMP Party
Psychic TV Performance
Purevolume House Party
Pitchfork Showcase
IFC Crossroads House Party
Conflict of Interest Party

Wednesday, March 16

The Windish Agency/Laneway Festival/Eat Your Own Ears/Austinist Opening Day Party
Brooklyn Vegan Showcase
IODA Opening Day Bash
The Midget Men Texas Jumpstart
AnSo Day Party
Bamm.TV Hollerado’s Nacho House Party
Noisepop/Tiger Mountain Day Party
Rap Rocks! Day Party
Paste Magazine Party
JBTV’s SXCHI
eMusic Day Party
Popantipop Party
Waterloo Records Party
Austin BFFs Day Party
Thrasher Magazine Texas Style Death Match
Force Field PR and Terrorbird Media Party
Storychord Party
Ghostpizza Showcase
Count Your Lucky Stars/Topshelf Records Showcase
Austin Imposition
Queens of the Stone Age Performance
Purevolume House Party
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performance
Riot Act Media Day Party
IFC Crossroads House Party
SXSW Shindig
Rolling Stone Party
Fader Fort Day Party
IAMSOUND Records Party
AustinRox Party
Frunk as Duck Party
Buzzbands.LA Showcase
France Rocks Austin Day Party

Thursday, March 17

Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
Under the Radar Party
Artery Foundation Day Party
Dickies Day Party
Fat, Crooked, Unwound Day Party
Paste Magazine Party
Mike Galaxy Day Party
JBTV’s SXCHI
Popantipop Party
Waterloo Records Party
IGIF Floating Fest Party
Berklee College Party
Lawn Party
Thrasher Magazine Texas Style Death Match
Twangfest/KDHX Party
Waynestock
Austin Imposition
Texas Tornado Party
Billions Corporation/Ticketfly Day Party
The Strokes Performance
Purevolume House Party
Live4ever British Rock Party
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performance
Chaos in Tejas Day Party
IFC Crossroads House Party
MTV Garage Day Party
JP’s Java BBQ Buzz Party
KVRXPLOSION Party
Copycats Media/Tinderbox/RedGorilla Day Party
HBO Day Party
Rolling Stone Party
Fader Fort Day Party
Forest Family/Transparent Party
Full Metal Texas Party
Friends of Friends Day Party
AustinRox Party
Vice Kills Showcase
BrooklynVegan Free Day Party
France Rocks Austin Day Party
Moby’s Vegan BBQ

Friday, March 18

Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
The Windish Agency Austin Day Party
The A.V. Club: March Into Softness
Shirts For A Cure SXSW Party
Sonicbids SXSW Party
Under the Radar Party
Bamm.TV Fan Appreciation Party
Dickies Day Party
Gorilla vs. Bear Showcase
JBTV’s SXCHI
Popantipop Party
Waterloo Records Party
Music for Listeners Party
SxSeattle Party
Berklee College Party
Lawn Party
Thrasher Magazine Texas Style Death Match
Glitter Taco Smoosh Party
Redefine Magazine House Party
Volcom’s Free Beer Party
Austin Imposition
Texas Tornado Party
Vanguard/Sugarhill Records Party
Purevolume House Party
Rhapsody Rocks Day Party
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performance
IFC Crossroads House Party
Vinyl District/Sneak Attack Media Party
Muzzle of Bees Backyard BBQ Party
Frenchie Smith/1% Party
Frye Days Day Party
Rolling Stone Party
Noisey/Vice Showcase
Fader Fort Day Party
Brooklyn Vegan/KF Records/Partisan Records Day Party
SPIN Magazine Party
The Big Eraser Party
Crash This Party

Saturday, March 19

The Axis of Audio Day Party
Filter Magazine’s Culture Collide
Alternative Press Day Party
MPress Records Showcase
Dickies Day Party
Sexbeat Party
JBTV’s SXCHI
Waterloo Records Party
Axis of Audio Day Party
Music for Listeners Party
Reverb Day Party
Thrasher Magazine Texas Style Death Match
Twangfest/KDHX Party
Austin Imposition
Yoko Ono Speaking Date
Aussie BBQ Day Party
Purevolume House Party
Rachel Ray’s Feedback Party
Last Night in Texas Party
MWTX Party
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performance
IFC Crossroads House Party
Brooklyn Vegan/Profound Lore Party
MOG Party
Rolling Stone Party
Fader Fort Day Party
Vice Kills Party
Vevo Power Station Party
Breakfast Beats and Afternoon Treats Party

Sunday, March 20

Visions/Dirty Water Sound Showcase
IFC Crossroads House Party