The List: SXSW 2011
Thousands of bands, four days, one city…with SXSW Music upon us, do you know where to go and who to see this year? No worries! Our panel of experts including David Fricke of Rolling Stone, Stephen Thompson of NPR Music, Melanie Walker of MPR’s ‘The Current’ and Jeff McCord of KUT Austin have compiled their short lists of must-see showcases, and we’ve put ‘em together for our annual SXSW preview. Join us for a special edition of Texas Music Matters–‘The List: SXSW 2011’—Friday at noon and again Friday night at 11 on KUT 90.5.
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Here are the shows our tastemakers say you should not miss at this year’s SXSW:
David Fricke – Senior Writer, Rolling Stone Magazine
Amplified Heat – Weds, BD Riley’s, 11PM
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead – Thurs, Beauty Bar, 1AM
Josh T. Pearson – Weds, Central Presbyterian Church, 9:30PM; Fri, 18th Floor Hilton Garden Inn, 12AM
Melanie Walker – Music Director, Minnesota Public Radio’s The Current
James Blake – Weds, Stubb’s, 9:15 PM; Thurs, Central Presbyterian Church, 1AM
Royal Bangs – Weds, Billboard Bungalow @ Buffalo Billiards, 11PM; Sat, Windish Agency House, 11PM
Givers – Fri, Momo’s, 12AM; Sat, Emo’s Jr, 11PM
Jeff McCord – Music Director, KUT Austin
Yuck – Weds, Stubb’s, 8:15PM; Weds, Club de Ville, 1AM; Fri, Kiss & Fly, 11PM
Lower Dens – Fri, Klub Krucial, 8PM
Bright Light Social Hour – Fri, Momo’s 10PM; Sat, Austin Music Hall, 8:30PM
Stephen Thompson – Editor, NPR Music
Yellow Ostrich – Fri, Antone’s, 10PM
Khaira Arby – Thurs, Momo’s, 1AM; Sat, Habana Bar Backyard, 9:30PM
Trampled by Turtles – Tues, Bat Bar, 1AM; Thurs, Swan Dive, 1AM