Texas Music Pickers’ SXSW Picks

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First Annual Ranch Road SXATX

Free Entry

What: Shiner Beer presents Ranch Road Music & Ephiphany Ai’s 1st Annual SXATX Party with great live music from Max Stalling, Red Shahan, Aaron Einhouse and Jesse Raub Jr. Enjoy some great BBQ, cold Shiner Beer and great Texas music!

When: March 11, 2:00 – 7:00 pm

Where: Cooper’s Old Time Pit BBQ

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Fort Worth Now House Showcase

Official SXSW (Event Badge/Wristband Required)

What: Check out some of the best musicians Fort Worth has to offer + enjoy free beer (while supplies last). Featured artists include Revival with Bonnie Bishop + The Texas Gentlemen, Joey Green, Austin Allsup, and more.

When: March 13-14, 1:00 pm

Where: Fair Market

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SXSW Revival

Fort Worth Now Panel: How Studios Can Cultivate Local Talent

Official SXSW (Event Badge/Wristband Required)

What: Nine City Sound panelists will discuss how they are taking a community-based approach to developing opportunities for local talent, shifting the perception of success in the music industry and what the future holds.

When: March 14, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Where: Fair Market

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KOKE FM Rooftop Showcase

Free Entry

What: 3 Twenty-One Media & Roadhouse Tickets present the KOKE-FM Rooftop Showcase featuring Tyler Childers with full band, Koe Wetzel, Parker McCollum, Kyle Park, Josh Ward, Django Walker, John Baumann, Read Southall, Kody West, Jon Richardson (Johnny Chops and the Razors), Ben Danaher, Chris Colston, Jake Worthington, Jason Eady, Courtney Patton, Jamie Lin Wilson, Kaitlin Butts, The Black Lillies, Robynn Shayne, Phillip Griffin, and Aaron Einhouse. Plus additional special guests!

When: March 13, 2:00 pm

Where: The Ranch

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Texas Home Grown Radio & Rift Music Group’s Outlaw Oasis Showcase

Free Entry

What: Three-day showcase featuring 15+ Rift Music Group artists/bands.

When: March 14-16, Different times

Where: Rustic Tap Beer Garden

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Rebelle Road Music Industry Panel and Showcase

Free Entry

What: WOMEN WALK THE LINE: Paving the Road to Parity in the Country/Roots Genre Panel. Showcase featuring Carson McHone, Chris Fullerton, Jaimee Harris, and more.

When: March 14, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Where: Hideaway Kitchen and Bar/ Ramada South Austin

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Smoke, Sounds, & Suds Music Showcase

Free Entry

What: “4 Days, 36 Bands, and “a lot of Smoked Meat & Cold Brew!” Presented by Big Red Drum Entertainment.

When: March 14-17, 1:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Stiles Switch BBQ

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Waterloo Day Parties

Free Entry

What: Parking lot shows in front of Waterloo Records presented by P1440, Collings Guitars and Mandolins, 24 Diner, Health Alliance for Austin Musicians – HAAM.

When: March 14-17, 12:00 – 6:00 pm

Where: Waterloo Records

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Hand Drawn Records x Smith Music Group Unofficial SX Showcase

Free Entry

What: A panel featuring Hand Drawn Records’ Alex Cushing, Smith Music Group’s Ricky Smith, Welcome to 1979’s Chris Mara, Blue Lark Entertainment’s Tifini Brock and Texas Music Pickers’ Chris Fox. The panel, moderated by the independent film producer, Charles Kirby, will touch on the talent and technology powering the vinyl revolution, and will also look ahead to the future. The event also features performances by Dead Vinyl, The Sideshow Tragedy, Royal Sons, Matt Mason, and Steve Helms. Featured artists include Dead Vinyl, Matt Mason, Steve Helms, and more.

When: March 15, 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Where: Threadgill’s

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Lone Star Music & KOKE FM Dillo Mixer

Free Entry

What: Free day full of music for all ages! Featuring artists Kathryn Legendre, Mayeux & Brossard, Copper Chief, and more.

When: March 16, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: Cooper’s BBQ

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Free Entry

WhatMissing Piece Group and Nine Mile Records & Touring present The Southside Shindig featuring music by Carson McHone, Red Shahan, and more.

When: March 16, 12:00 – 6:30 pm

Where: Threadgill’s

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Image may contain: textPaul Cauthen’s Big Velvet Revue

RSVP for Entry

What: Paul Cauthen’s Big Velvet Revue featuring Rayland Baxter, Colter Wall, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Carson McHone, Medicine Man, Croy & The Boys, Tennessee Jet, Paul Cauthen and some very special guests 

When: March 17, Doors open @ 1:00 pm

Where: Rustic Tap Beer Garden and The Original Hoffbrau Steakhouse

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HARD Country at HARD LUCK Lounge

$5 Donation

What: Vinyl Ranch, Giddy up vintage chopper show and Nowhere Road Presents Bring you Hard Country featuring Kathryn Legendre, Mayeux & Broussard, Croy and the Boys, and more.

When: March 17, 2:00 pm – 2:00 am

Where: Hard Luck Lounge

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Music Week at The White Horse

What: Jams all evening featuring James Steinle, Kathyrn Legendre, David Ramirez, and more.

When: March 17, 7:00 pm

Where: The White Horse

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More official SXSW shows to check out!

 

A Tribute To Blaze Foley (W/ Ben Dickey, Gurf Morlix, Alynda Segarra [Hurrah For The Riff Raff], Nikki Lane, Jt Van Zandt, And The Texas Gentlemen)

When: March 16, 9:30 – 10:30 pm

Where: Paramount Theatre

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Tyler Childers

When: March 14, 12:45 – 1:50 am

Where: Palm Door on Sixth


When: March 16, 9:00 – 9:40 pm

Where: Scoot Inn

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Carson McHone

When: March 15, 10:45 – 11:30 pm

Where: Cooper’s BBQ

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Kathyrn Legendre

When: March 17, 12:00 – 12:40 am

Where: Cooper’s BBQ

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Deanna Wheeler 

When: March 17, 10:00 – 10:40 pm

Where: Cooper’s BBQ

 

Croy and the Boys

When: March 16, 10:00 – 10:40 pm

Where: Maggie Mae’s Gibson Room


When: March 17, 8:00 – 8:40 pm

Where: Palm Door on Sixth

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Editorial contributor for Texas Music Pickers and a whole-hearted collector of Texas tunes and the stories behind them. You can also find me on the dance floor.

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