CoolinAustin at SXSW: Tuesday, March 12
Woohoo, it’s time for SXSW Music! Here are the party highlights for tonight — thanks for stoppin’ by! Keep watching our Twitter feed for updates.
T-Mobile Austin House Party
11am–Midnight, Monday–Wednesday • Papi Tino’s, 1306 E. 6th St. • Free; no RSVP required
Free tacos, giveaways, video games, screen-printing, and bands. Today’s lineup features RDGLDGRN (4pm); Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown (5pm); American Authors (6pm); Nightmare & the Cat (7pm) and The Jane Doze (8pm).
Noon–6pm, Monday–Friday • Cenote, Cesar Chavez and Medina Street • RSVP requested; still open for now
Free drinks and food for Spotify Premium members. Today’s music lineup: Jamie N Commons, Twenty One Pilots, White Panda (DJ Set), Sam Spiegel (DJ Set), and Classixx (House DJ). Today’s food sponsor is Hat Creek Burgers.
Pandora Discovery Den
1pm–1am (w/ a break from 6–8pm), Tuesday thru Friday • Antone’s, 213 W. 5th St. • RSVP required; list closed
Today’s lineup: Breakbot (3:40); Anamanaguchi (4); Guards (4:40); The Hood Internet (5); Ghost Beach (5:40) — [break] — TOKiMONSTA (9pm); St. Lucia (10); Surfer Blood (11); The Gaslamp Killer (midnight). [Note – the night shows will probably be packed, so get there early.]
Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 120 Hours in Austin
Doors @ 4pm • Gatsby’s, 409 E. 6th St. • RSVP requested; still open for now
Today’s lineup includes Best Coast, Big Black Delta, Hands, and Beach Party.
Weird Moments Party
2–9pm • Handle Bar, 5th and Brazos streets • RSVP requested; still open for now
Free drinks and music by The Eastern Sea and Archnemesis.
East Side Collider
2–9pm • Hotel Vegas / Volstead Lounge, 1500 E. 6th St. • No RSVP required
Free drinks while they last, with music by Black & White Years (4:30), Featherface (5:30); Phranchyze (7:30); What Made Milwaukee Famous (8:30pm); and many others.
Third Annual Frog Music Licensing Unofficial Showcase
5pm–Midnight • Bar 96, 96 Rainey St. • RSVP requested (but possibly not required)
Music by Quiet Company, T Bird and the Breaks, The Eastern Sea, Wild Child and others. Word on the street is that there may be free tacos (but that ain’t confirmed just yet).
Planet Québec Opening Night Party
6:30pm¬–2am • Swan Dive, 615 Red River Street • RSVP required, still open
Free drinks and finger food.
Jansport Party @ Viceland
8pm • Viceland, 401 E. Cesar Chavez • RSVP required; list closed
Free drinks and music by Divine Fits, Japandroids, Wavves, Skaters and Team Spirit.
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