SXSW 2012

March 19th, 2012

It’s that time again folks. SXSW 2012 is just around the corner. If you’re anything like us, you’re chomping at the bit to get to Austin to see the best collection of music talent in the world. As with the last three years, here is a list of all the best showcases, day parties and late-night parties happening at this year’s festival.  Check back often, we’ll be updating this list constantly.

SXSW 2012 Live Coverage

Wednesday, March 14
Oddisee Live at Red Eyed Fly
Pillowfight Live at Red Eyed Fly IODA Day Party
Santigold Live at The Fader Fort
Fiona Apple Live at Stubb’s
Sharon Van Etten Live at Stubb’s
Kasabian Live at the 1100 Warehouse

Thursday, March 15
Zola Jesus Live at Elysium
Corrosion of Conformity Live at the Dirty Dog Bar
Best Coast Live at the Google Rooftop
Taken By Trees Live at the Flamingo Cantina Under the Radar Party
Superhumanoids Live at the PureVolume House
Bear in Heaven Live at Flamingo Cantina Under the Radar Party
Chairlift Live at Flamingo Cantina Under the Radar Party
Howlin Rain Live at Rusty’s Manic Fest Destiny Party
Gossip Live at the Google Rooftop
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live at ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Andrew W.K. Live at the Beauty Bar Backyard

Friday, March 16
Escort Live at Stubb’s SPIN Party
Tanlines Live at Club De Ville Rhapsody Rocks Austin
of Montreal Live at Flamingo Cantina Performing The Sunlandic Twins Under the Radar Party
Neon Indian Live at the Hype Hotel

Saturday, March 17
Justin Townes Earle Live at the Radio Day Stage
The Big Sleep Live at the PureVolume House
ASAP Rocky Live at 1100 Warehouse VICE Kills Texas Party
The Roots Live at The Mohawk MOG Party
Sleigh Bells Live at ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Fanfarlo Live at the Hype Hotel
A Fine Frenzy Live at the Central Presbyterian Church
Rachael Yamagata Live at St David’s Historic Sanctuary

SXSW Parties and Showcases

Friday, March 9
Do512 and AirCover’s SXSW 2012 Interactive Party Announced

Saturday, March 10
Suicide Girls Party at Hotel Vegas
Turntable.fm Does Party at ND
SpareFoot and Uncle Bob’s Unofficial Party at Molotov
Vivogig and DejaSet SXSWi Mobile Music Night Party at Swan Dive

Sunday, March 11
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
CNET SXSWi 2012 Evening Party at Maggie Mae’s
Alternative Press & GREE’s Power Up! Day Party at Screenburn Arcade
FLUENT Party Rock at Maria Maria La Cantina Patio

Monday, March 12
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
Jay-Z at ACL Live For Special AMEX Sync Event
GroupMe and Serve’s Major Rager Party with The Hood Internet at Cedar Street Courtyard
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza

Tuesday, March 13
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
Pandora Discovery Den Day Party at Antone’s
Topshelf Records Unofficial SXSW Showcase at Gypsy Lounge
Jansport Presents The Bonfire Sessions at Mohawk 912
The Warner Sound Day Party at La Zona Rosa
The Warby Parker Citizen’s Circus Day Party at the French Legation Museum
Media Temple’s SXSWi 2012 Closing Party at Stubb’s BBQ
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza
Snake Skin Prison Pre-Party at Red Eyed Fly

Wednesday, March 14
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
BrooklynVegan Day Party at Hotel Vegan
Pandora Discovery Den Day Party at Antone’s
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performances at 2406 Guadalupe St.
Goodnight Records Day Party at Bar 96
SXSW Throwdown 2012 Day Party at Shangri La
Under the Radar Day Party at Flamingo Cantina
Eventbrite Arcade Party Day Party at 604 E. 7th Street
Pitchfork’s Show No Mercy Day Party at ND Studios
Popantipop and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Sea Now! Party at The Brew Exchange
KGSR Morning Performances at W Hotel
The Warner Sound Day Party at La Zona Rosa
Party Ends Free Day Show at The Highball
The Warby Parker Citizen’s Circus Day Party at the French Legation Museum
Fader Fort by Converse Day Parties
KCRW Showcase at Austin Convention Center
Parking Lot Show At Waterloo Records
KCRW Showcase at Haven
GigaCrate 5th Year Anniversary Night Party at Beso Cantina
British Music Embassy Day Party at Latitude 30
Consequence of Sound’s Cosigns Party at Beauty Bar
Sennheiser & Paste Magazine’s Stages on Sixth Day Party
Gram Parsons Foundation Day Party at Hotel San Jose with Blitzen Trapper, Brendan Benson and Eric Burdon
IndieOnTheMove.com Day Party at Skinny’s Ballroom
cantstopthebleeding.com Day Party at Beerland
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza
Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Does Does Does Showcase at Casa Chapala Downtown
IODA Opening Day Bash at Red Eyed Fly
Grown kids Radio and The Mint Collective Day Party at Malverde Warehouse District

Thursday, March 15
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
BrooklynVegan BVBBG & Chaos in Tejas Late Night Party on the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge
Nudie Jeans and Death & Taxes Day Party at Cheer Up Charlie’s
Brooklyn Vegan and M For Montreal Day Party at The Hotel Vegas
Pandora Discovery Den Day Party at Antone’s
Oh My Rockness and Insound Day Party at Club de Ville
Metal Blade Records 30th Anniversary Day Party at MI Annex
Lil Wayne at Invite-Only Event
Manic Fest Destiny Day Party at Rusty’s
Waynestock II Day Party at The Jackalope
Check Yo Ponytail 2 Uweekly Day Party Featuring Dum Dum Girls at Emo’s East
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performances at 2406 Guadalupe St.
Turntable.fm Does Party at 1100 East 5th St.
VEVO Day Party at Spaghetti Warehouse
Under the Radar Day Party at Flamingo Cantina
Filter Magazine Culture Collide Day Party at Bar 96
Popantipop and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Sea Now! Party at The Brew Exchange
Mike Galaxy Presents SX 2012 Unofficial Day Party at Guero’s Taco Bar
Roxy Theatre’s Official Party at BandPage HQ
KGSR Morning Performances at W Hotel
The Warner Sound Day Party at La Zona Rosa
Far By Farout Day Party at Far Out Home Fittings
The Warby Parker Citizen’s Circus Day Party at the French Legation Museum
Friends of Friends Day Party at Barcelona
MWTX Day Party at the 1100 Warehouse
Fader Fort by Converse Day Parties
Filter Magazine S.O.TERIK Day Party at Clive Bar
Let’s Get Messy Day Party at 512 Bar
Playing in Traffic Records Day Party at Whole Foods Market Rooftop Plaza
Parking Lot Show At Waterloo Records
Slapdash and BombOnEm Party at Shangri La
Filter Magazine’s Showdown at Cedar Street Courtyard
Dickies Day Party at Lustre Pearl
POP is Serious Day Party
Sennheiser & Paste Magazine’s Stages on Sixth Day Party
The Artery Foundation Day Party at Red 7
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza
Aquarium Drunkard Party at 504 Trinity Street

Friday, March 16
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
BrooklynVegan and HobNob Wines Day Party at Hotel Vegan
Workaholics House Party presented by Comedy Central at Icenhauer’s
Nudie Jeans and Death & Taxes Day Party at Cheer Up Charlie’s
Pandora Discovery Den Day Party at Antone’s
Rolling Stone Rock Room Day Party at La Zona Rosa
The Midgetmen’s Texas Jumpstart 5 Day Party at Lovejoy’s
IHEARTCOMIX & Life or Death PR Texas Hip Hop Day Party at Beauty Ballroom
MyOldKentuckyBlog.com, Indigenous PR, & Knuckle Rumbler present Vaya Con Tacos 2 at Peckerheads
New England Metal and Hardcore Festival Does Austin Day Party at 522 E. 6th St.
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performances at 2406 Guadalupe St.
Yelp’s Backyard Blowout Day Party at the Vortex
VEVO Day Party at Spaghetti Warehouse
Equal Vision Records Day Party at Lucky 13
Berklee College of Music Day Party at Friends Bar
IHEARTCOMIX and Media Contender’s SMOG TEXAS Day Party at Emo’s East
Under the Radar Day Party at Flamingo Cantina
Filter Magazine Culture Collide Day Party at Bar 96
Popantipop and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Sea Now! Party at The Brew Exchange
KGSR Morning Performances at W Hotel
Spin Magazine Party at Strubb’s
Eye in the Sky Collective Presents The Future of Music at Shiner’s Saloon
Rhapsody Rocks Austin Day Party at Club DeVille
Far By Farout Day Party at Far Out Home Fittings
MWTX Day Party at the 1100 Warehouse
Fader Fort by Converse Day Parties
Bloodshot Records Day Party at Yard Dog Gallery
Filter Magazine S.O.TERIK Day Party at Clive Bar
Parking Lot Show At Waterloo Records
Requiemme Management and Devil Dolls Booking Day Party at The Jackalope
And So…Party at Spider House
Filter Magazine’s Showdown at Cedar Street Courtyard
Dickies Day Party at Lustre Pearl
POP is Serious Day Party at Hotel Vegas
Sennheiser & Paste Magazine’s Stages on Sixth Day Party
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza
Shirts for A Cure Party at Red 7

Saturday, March 17
PureVolume House Late Night and Day Parties at 2nd & Trinity St.
BrooklynVegan Day Party at Hotel Vegan
BrooklynVegan BVBBG Day Party Featuring Alcest at Lovejoys
Volcom’s “Free Beer” Day Party at Jackalope
March Into Softness Day Party at Club de Ville
Rolling Stone Rock Room Day Party at La Zona Rosa
Trouble and Bass Day Party at Barcelona
Check Yo Ponytail Mad Decent Fool’s Gold Super Party at Emo’s East & Beauty Ballroom
Urban Outfitters Backlot Performances at 2406 Guadalupe St.
MOG Day Party at The Mohawk
VEVO Official Showcase at ACL Live
VEVO Day Party at Spaghetti Warehouse
Baeblemusic’s The Launch Pad Day Party at Peckerhead’s
Red Bull Thre3style Evening Party at 8th & Trinity
Filter Magazine Culture Collide Day Party at Bar 96
Popantipop and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Sea Now! Party at The Brew Exchange
KGSR Morning Performances at W Hotel
Eye in the Sky Collective Presents The Future of Music at Shiner’s Saloon
Far By Farout Day Party at Far Out Home Fittings
Rachael Ray’s Feedback Day Party at Stubb’s BBQ
MWTX Day Party at the 1100 Warehouse
Fader Fort by Converse Day Parties
Aussie BBQ Day Party at Maggie Mae’s
Filter Magazine S.O.TERIK Day Party at Clive Bar
Parking Lot Show At Waterloo Records
MPress Fest Day Party at Soho Lounge
Filter Magazine’s Showdown at Cedar Street Courtyard
Reverb Party at Dirty Dog Bar
Dickies Day Party at Lustre Pearl
The Big One Day Party at The Belmont
AP’s ‘The 100 Bands You Need to Know’ Day Party at Red 7
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza

Sunday, March 18
Fader Fort by Converse Day Parties
mtvU’s 2012 Woodie Awards Party
Hoeks Metal Fest at Hoeks Death Metal Pizza

Unspecified/Secret
We Listen For You Day Party