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Published on March 17th, 2010 | by admin

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SXSW Music Parties WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

This isn’t a complete listing of parties, of course, just ones that we highly recommend!

Beatles Complete on Ukulele

Free


Wednesday and Thursday from 12-6pm


Jaime’s Patio — 802 Red River


The 3rd Beatles Complete on Ukulele Festival is the first-ever ukulele marathon to be held in Austin in SXSW’s 22-year history. Festival organizer/record producer Roger Greenawalt, will man the uke for all 185 Beatles songs, accompanied by over 60 musicians and singers, including BP Phalen (bassist & drummer of Blondie), Amy Cook, Ben Kweller, and Anya Marina. Austin’s own Beatles tribute group, The Eggmen, will be the backing band for both days.


No RSVP needed, check http://beatlesonukesxsw.blogspot.com for the complete lineup.

Alive! a fundraiser for Austin Pets Alive!

$5 suggested donation


12-8pm


Epoch Coffee — 221 W North Loop


Austin Pets Alive! is one of our “pet” charities here at SeeSawAustin because they do amazing work, so you’ll definitely want to check out their party. It’s got free pizza, beer, and soda (feel free to donate more than the $5 suggested), as well as a very full music lineup including Maps and Atlases, Wine & Revolution, and Casiokids. Check out the full lineup on Facebook

Consequence of Sound & Knuckle Rumbler present: Body Parts

Free


1-8pm


Rumbler Lounge (Peckerheads) — 402 E 6th


Theophilus London, Jason Collett (of Broken Social Scene), The Death Set, Gemini Club, Maps & Atlases, and lots more.


RSVP at http://secure.onlinerock.com/cgi-bin/forms/forms.cgi?form=13

SXSW Get Right Allstars Event

Free


5pm-2am


Red Fez Bar & Club West on 5th St


The Get Right Kids got their past guest DJs together for a night of hip-hop-dance-partyrocking-electro-club-bmore-cryphy-radio re-edits and more!!!! 15 DJs, including Mike Swing, Kurupt, Table Manners Crew, Fundamental, Protege, Enfoe, DJ Rich, Mighty Mike, and special guests Wants vs Needs and Jimmy2Times.


No RSVP Needed

Bridge Club Music presents The GameStreamer Next-Level SXSW Party Jam

Free


11:30am-6pm


Shangri’La — 1016 E 6th St


2 stages, 12 bands. Free Brooklyn Lager, cheap tacos & BBQ, Annie Ray photbooth, lots of giveaways.  Javelin, Das Rascist, Tigercity, Gordon Voidwell, Beach Fossils, Rumspringa, Neiliyo, BRAHMS, Keepaway, Tony Castles, Baby Monster, The Extraordinaires, and special guest DJs.


No RSVP Needed, but follow them on Twitter: @bridgeclubmusic

GigaCrate SXSW ’10

Free

9pm-1am


Beso Cantina — 307 W 5th St


Smalltown Romeo (Smalltown DJs w/ Wax Romeo) 1am, Sammy Bananas (midnight), Jayceeoh (11:15pm), Bird Peterson (10:30pm), Pance Party (9:45pm), DJ Apt One (9pm)


No RSVP Needed

Paste Magazine Day Party

Free

11:30am-5:30pm

Galaxy Room (formerly Bourbon Rocks) — 507 E. 6th

Bands include Frightened Rabbit, Roky Erikson & Okkervil River, and Joe Pug. Free Sierra Nevada until it runs out, free Izze soda.

RSVP at pastemagazine.com/sxsw10

Shout it Out Loud Music/GBH Afternoon Party

Free

12-7pm

Creekside Lounge — 606 E. 7th

Bands include Shout Out Out Out Out, Casiokids, Class Actress, DJs include Deluxe Luxury (Tigercity), Fredster, and more. Photo booth by Alison Narro, free Lone Star while it lasts. Sponsored in part by Learning Secrets.

RSVP at rsvp@shoutitoutloudmusic.com



Austinist’s Gonna Gonna Get Down 5

Free

11am-6pm

The Mohawk — 912 Red River

Bands on both stages: White Denim, Besnard Lakes, Phantogram, Anni Rossi, and others. See the full lineup at austinist.com.

No RSVP needed

Manic Fest Destiny

Free

Noon

The Belmont — 305 W 6th

Lots of music, vitaminwater, Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Check the schedule at http://soundcloud.com/sidewaysmedia/sets/manic-fest-destiny

No RSVP Needed

Waterloo Records performances

Free

12-7pm

Waterloo Records — 600 N Lamar

Thanks to Clear and 24 Diner, the in-stores have moved to the parking lot. Wednesdays line-up: 12pm Jay Ryan, 1pm Intimate Stranger, 2pm High on Fire, 3pm Priestess, 4pm Surfer Blood, 5pm The Smith Westerns, 6pm Cheap Trick (Q&A and signing only)


SXSouthLamar 2010 Crawfish Boil

Free?

4-9pm

2110 South Lamar Complex — 2110 South Lamar Blvd

Crawfish boil from Chef Papa Chop. Music by DJ Boogie, Second Line Social, and art by b.e. Strange.

No RSVP needed

Hype Machine’s Lose Control 2

Free

12pm-2am

Club Vice — 302 E 6th

Insane amounts of music, including The Crystal Methos, Javelin, Yacht, The Hood Internet.

RSVP already closed

Terrorbird Media & Forcefield PR Day Party

Free


12-6pm


Red 7 — 611 E Red River


Inlets, Neon Indian, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, The Splinters, and lots more. Free Red Stripe beer from 12-2pm (or until it runs out), gift bag for first 100 attendees. Get the full lineup at terrorbird.com.


No RSVP needed

Bandize SXSW Party

Free


5:30-7:30pm


Max’s Wine Dive — 207 San Jacinto


Bandize gives you free drinks, food, and music. Show up early.


RSVP on Facebook

IODA Opening Day Bash at SXSW

Free


12-6pm


Emo’s Annex — 603 Red River


Sleepy Sun, Bear in Heaven, Zeus, Summer Cats, and more


No RSVP needed

Guitartown and Conqueroo 10th Annual Kickoff Party

Free


12-9pm


Joe’s Bar & Grill — 506 West Ave


Jon Dee Graham, Band of Heathens, Wirepony, Stonehoney, tons more. Full lineup here.


No RSVP Needed

San Diego Hoe-Down

Free


3-8pm


Lustre Pearl — 97 Rainey St


Free beer and Wahoo’s Fish Tacos. Performances by Dirty Sweet, Steve Poltz, Transfer El Ten Eleven, Tape Deck Mountain, The Nervous Wreckords.


No RSVP Needed

House by Housewest

Free


6pm-4am


Silhouette Sushiya Bar — 718 N Congress Ave


Lots of house DJs, including Supafly, Noise Floor Crew, Terry Mullan, Farika.


RSVP by emailing rsvp@headsetrecords.com

Iamsound Records Party

Free


7pm-2am


Malverde — 4008 E 2nd St


Free Red Stripe beer. Salem, Sleigh Bells, JJ, Men, Fool’s Gold, Suckers, We Are the World, VoiceVoices, DJ set by Little Boots.


RSVP at iamsoundrecords.com/sxsw/index.php

AfterHouseParty

Free


Midnight-4am


Canvas Bar and Gallery — 105 E 5th


House music all night. Ebony n Ivory 12-2am, Eddie Spettro & Thomas Sahs 2-4am.

Tormenta Tropical SXSW

Free

7pm-2am


Iron Gate — 1111 E 6th


Crazy lineup of cumbia and tropical bass musicians and DJs. Full lineup here.


No RSVP Needed

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