7:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

TechSet Party
123 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Party, Interactive
event::about  This Friday SXSW kickoff party unites the digerati as they channel their inner Fame Monster by reviving a decade of style and glamour that made the social elite go ga ga.
 

 

8:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Microsoft Party and Interactive Gallery
95 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Party, Interactive
event::about  Technology and music mix it up at the Microsoft Party with special guest Carsonified. Party with some of Austin’s finest DJs including DJ-Mel, drinks, and networking at the hottest nightclub and best rooftop Terrace59, Speakeasy. Come see the live debut of The Roebucks (Brooklyn, NY) being hailed as “United States’ answer...
 

 

8:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Deadly Dragon Sound
3 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::tags  DJ

8:00 PM
to 8:59 PM

Gavin Holland
2 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy

8:00 PM
to 2:00 AM

Senari & Couch Sessions Present
11 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Unofficial Party
Host Organization(s)  Senari / Couch Sessions
event::about  The Senari x Couch Sessions Showcase is upon us! After several months of work, we’re proud to announce one of the best, and most diverse showcases that the SXSW Music Festival has ever seen. Headlining the showcase is New York’s own Cubic Zirconia featuring Tiombe Lockhart, capping a lineup that includes Sweden’s Adam Tensta, DC’s own Tabi Bonney, and Brooklyn’s Jahdan. DJ sets provided by New York’s Deadly Dragon Soundsystem and DC’s Gavin Holland! Gavin Holland, Deadly Dragon Soundsystem, Jahdan Blakkamore, Tabi Bonney, Adam Tensta, Cubic Zirconia

9:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

Jahdan Blakkamoore
7 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Jahdan Blakkamoore is a Brooklyn local hero. Beloved for his charismatic stage presence, pointed lyrics, and powerful voice, Jahdan brings the perspective of Rasta sufferation to the streets of post 9/11 New York City. Making his first impact with NYC's golden-era street rap legends Boot Camp Clik, Jahdan has been bridging...
event::tags  Reggae

9:00 PM
to 9:59 PM

10:00 PM
to 11:00 PM

Tabi Bonney
3 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Washington, DC’s Stereo Faith has a DJ technique unlike many others. His signature style of whipping club goers into a fury by seamlessly blending an array of musical genres, is a result of attending numerous punk rock matinees, Jamaican sound clashes and hip hop concerts throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s. These...
event::tags  Hip-Hop/Rap

10:00 PM
to 10:59 PM

Jahdan Blakkamore
5 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy

11:00 PM
to 12:00 AM

Cubic Zirconia
8 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Huddled around bowls of sushi rice and bottles of Sake in a hole in the wall Sushi-ya on East 7th Street, three of the four of members of NYC’s Cubic Zirconia are letting it all hang out. The East Village spaced-out RnB acid house revivalist outfit Cubic Zirconia is just getting...
event::tags  Electronic

11:00 PM
to 11:59 PM

Tabi Bonney
3 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy

12:00 AM
to 1:00 AM

Adam Tensta
9 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Since the release of his debut album It’s A Tensta Thing which became a Swedish chart topper in 2008, Adam Tensta has made dance floors from Stockholm to Dakar, from Paris to Los Angeles, sizzle with his electro/house influenced sound. By now, people on three continents know the words to his...
event::tags  Hip-Hop/Rap

12:00 AM
to 12:59 AM

Adam Tensta
5 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy

1:00 AM
to 2:00 AM

Gavin Holland
1 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Gavin Holland has been dubbed one of "one of D.C.'s titan DJs" by The Washington Post, and that may just be true. His party, Nouveau Riche, has been a consistently sweat-drenched, line-around-the-block affair for the past year and a half, garnering the D.C. City Paper's "Best Dance Night" award in their...
event::tags  DJ

1:00 AM
to 1:59 AM

Cubic Zirconia
6 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy

8:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

DJ CFCF
22 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Michael Silver (aka CFCF) is one of those rare talents to whom pop sensibility seems to be second nature. The Montreal native has been making music in his bedroom since he was 12 years old, but it’s only over the past year or so that the rest of the world has...
event::tags  DJ

9:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

Bruce Peninsula
12 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Dreamt up by Misha Bower and Matt Cully in the summer of 2006, Bruce Peninsula has slowly mutated, elaborating on the Alan Lomax archives that initially inspired them and taking a new turn every time a new member or instrument is added to the mix. Since their second show, Bruce Peninsula...
event::tags  Folk

10:00 PM
to 11:00 PM

Little Girls
19 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Little Girls aka Josh McIntyre and co. are excited to announce the release of debut and proper album, Concepts, on Paper Bag Records on October 13th. After word started circulating earlier this year via some early blog attention from songs discovered on the band's MySpace and the subsequent release of their...
event::tags  Punk

11:00 PM
to 12:00 AM

Woodhands
26 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Since the 2008 release of their debut album Heart Attack, Woodhands has received impressive accolades for both their recorded work and their relentless live performance, appearing on several ‘Best Of’ lists including a recent anointment as one of the '10 Best New Bands On Earth' by British tastemaker Q Magazine following...
event::tags  Electronic/Dance

12:00 AM
to 1:00 AM

Winter Gloves
22 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Reactions to Winter Gloves’ debut album, about a girl, and their energetic live shows earned praise like “Best New Artist” from iTunes Canada and an invite to join tours with the likes of Thunderheist and Tokyo Police Club. The guys will bring their constant buzz of bass and gritty synths (as...
event::tags  Pop

1:00 AM
to 2:00 AM

You Say Party! We Say Die!
49 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  British Columbia's You Say Party! We Say Die! (aka YSP! WSD!) are back! Having reinvented themselves with their spirited style of New-Wave, and a new depth of material, the band is excited to announce the details of their much-anticipated third release, XXXX, out on Paper Bag Records on Sept. 29th. YSP!...
event::tags  Pop

8:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Bambarabanda
2 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::tags  Latin

9:10 PM
to 10:10 PM

Nawal
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::tags  World

10:20 PM
to 11:20 PM

Ciegossordomudos
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  CIEGOSSORDOMUDOS Ciegossordomudos Is a band founded in Bogota, Colombia in 1994 by three of the most influential musicians of the colombian music scene: Alejandro Gomezcaceres (guitar, Aterciopelados), Pablo Bernal (drumms Carlos Vives) y Jota García (bass Sonorama). their self-tittled album ciegosordomudos (nonsense) was released in 1999 and very quickly won critical acclaim...
event::tags  Latin Rock

11:30 PM
to 12:30 AM

Superlitio
5 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Latin Grammy-nominated band Superlitio have been described as one of the best rock bands in Colombia today, and they’re on their way to SXSW 2010 for their second time at the festival. The band independently released its fourth album CALIDOSOUND in July 2009, having teamed up with award-winning producer Rafa Sardina....
event::tags  Latin Rock

12:50 AM
to 1:50 AM

Systema Solar
4 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Systema Solar is a musical-visual collective from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It 's members, originating from a diversity of territorial and sonorous latitudes have found in the afro Caribbean vibrations a sea of possibilities to renovate the strength and spirit of Colombian music. The objective of the collective is to...
event::tags  Latin

8:00 PM
to 9:00 PM

Carsick Cars
14 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Carsick Cars were formed in March 2005, and over the past four years have become one of the best known Chinese underground bands in the world, whose song “Zhongnanhai” named after both a popular cigarette brand and the country’s leadership compound, has become the anthem of the Chinese underground. Often imitated...
event::tags  Rock

9:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

P.K. 14
8 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  The space that PK14 occupies in Chinese music today is analogous to that of the Talking Heads or Television in 1970s New York – fundamentally important to the development of the under-ground scene but part of no school or musical style. Founded in Nanjing in 1997, PK14 made their big-stage performance...
event::tags  Rock

10:00 PM
to 11:00 PM

Xiao He
6 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  He Guoheng, known in the musical world as Xiao He, is one of the most creative and influential artists coming out of the Beijing music scene and is one of the two or three musicians most often saddled with the epithet “genius”. In addition to his performances and collaborations with a...
event::tags  Avant/Experimental

11:00 PM
to 12:00 AM

Snapline
3 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  One of Beijing’s most admired but most uncompromising young bands, Snapline consists of two members of the seminal Beijing band Carsick Cars, Li Qing on guitar and keyboards and Li Weisi on bass. Floating over their grinding, pulsating and pushy rhythms and noises is the softer, more fluid singing of Chen...
event::tags  Punk

12:00 AM
to 1:00 AM

AV Okubo
4 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Hailing from industrial Wuhan, AV Okubo draws on the sweltering summer nights and the grinding factory noise of their home city to put on one of the best live shows in China. Their performances are electrifying and burst with a sophisticated take on the throwaway culture underlying the best pulp fiction...
event::tags  Punk

1:00 AM
to 2:00 AM

White
4 schedule::attendees
Location Speakeasy
eventtype  Music
event::about  Formed by ShouWang and Shen Jing in February 2005, White have quickly become one of the most acclaimed outfits in the Beijing new music scene and their rare concerts a Who’s Who of China’s young experimental scene. Their sound is ever evolving, spiraling outwards from noise and minimalism to take in...
event::tags  Avant/Experimental
 


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