SXSW: 1300 Things to do in Austin (when you aren’t dead)

Wednesday, 14 February 2007

South By Southwest: It's overwhelming, it's awesome, and at 2 AM, the sausage-cart guy in front of Emo's has delivered more people from hunger than Moses did from the Egyptians. Here's a direct quote from the official SXSW website: "Over 1300 acts are currently confirmed and more are on their way."

Here's a small chunk of that list (because even if I just copied and pasted, it would still take too damn long to post everyone):

A sampling of the music festival line-up includes:
Aesop Rock (Brooklyn NY), Against Me! (Gainesville FL), Akimbo (Seattle WA),
Allison (Mexico D.F. MEXICO), An Albatross (Philladelphia PA), The Apples in
Stereo (Denver CO), Aqualung (South London UK), Architecture in Helsinki
(Melbourne AUSTRALIA), Austin TV (Mexico City MEXICO), The Automatic
(Cardiff UK), Kevin Ayers (London UK), Badly Drawn Boy (Manchester UK),
Balkan Beat Box (Tel Aviv ISRAEL), Bayside (Long Island NY), Beach House
(Baltimore MD), Beirut (Albuquerque NM), The Besnard Lakes (Montreal QC),
Andrew Bird (Chicago IL), The Bird and the Bee (Los Angeles CA), Martina
Topley Bird (London UK), Birdmonster (San Franciscio CA), Black Lips
(Atlanta GA), Bloc Party (London UK), Blonde Redhead (New York NY), The
Blood Arm (Los Angeles CA), Bonde do Role (Sao Paulo BRAZIL), The Bravery
(New York NY), Vashti Bunyan (Edinburgh UK), Tracy Byrd (Nashville TN),
Charalambides (Oakland CA), Child Abuse (San Francisco CA), Chingo Bling
(Houston TX), Chingon (Austin TX), The Cinematics (Glasgow UK), Citay (San
Francisco CA), Jill Cunniff (Brooklyn NY), DATAROCK (Bergen NORWAY),
Deerhunter (Atlanta GA), Delorentos (Dublin IRELAND), Dengue Fever (Los
Angeles CA), Errors (Glasgow UK), The Faint (Omaha NE), Ferraby Lionheart
(Los Angeles CA), Field Music (Sunderland UK), The Fratellis (Glasgow UK),
Fujiya & Miyagi (Brighton UK), Galactic (New Orleans LA), Get Cape. Wear
Cape. Fly (Southend UK), Ghostland Observatory (Austin TX), Girl Talk
(Pittsburgh PA), The Good, The Bad & The Queen (London UK), Emily Haines &
The Soft Skeleton (Toronto ON), Albert Hammond, Jr. (New York NY), Kate
Havnevik (Oslo NORWAY), The High Dials (Montreal QC), The Holloways (London
UK), Hoodoo Gurus (Sydney AUSTRALIA), The Horrors (London UK), Hot Club De
Paris (Liverpool UK),Benji Hughes (Charlotte NC), iLiKETRAiNS (Leeds UK), IV
Thieves (Nottingham UK), Jack O and The Tearjerkers (memphis TN), Jack's
Mannequin (Los Angeles CA), Georgie James (Washington DC), Jamie T (London
UK), Jandek (Houston TX), Joan as Police Woman (Brooklyn NY), Daniel
Johnston and the Nightmares (Waller TX), Junior Senior (Copenhagen DENMARK),
KENNA (Virginia Beach VA), Keith Killgo Jazz (Washington DC), Kings of Leon
(Nashville, TN), Kinski (Seattle WA), K'NAAN (Toronto ON), Tracy Lawrence
(Nashville TN), Les Claypool/Electric Apricot (Sebastopol CA), Les Savy Fav
(Brooklyn NY), Lethal Bizzle (London UK), Lily Allen (Hammersmith UK),
Little Barrie (London UK), Little Man Tate (Sheffield UK), The Little Ones
(Silverlake CA), LoneLady (Manchester UK), Lonely China Day (Beijing CHINA),
The Long Winters (Seattle WA), Charlie Louvin (Manchester TN), Barbara Lynn
(Beaumont TX), Magik Markers (Brooklyn NY), Malajube (Montreal QC), Mando
Diao (Borlänge SWEDEN), Maneja Beto (Austin TX), Jo Mango (Glasgow UK), Maps
& Atlases (Chicago IL), Willy Mason (Marthas Vineyard MA), Mastodon (Atlanta
GA), Matt & Kim (Brookyln NY), Nellie McKay (New York NY), Meat Puppets
(Austin TX), Metro Riots (London UK), Mexican Institute of Sound (MIS)
(Mexico City MEXICO), Mika (London UK), Mogwai (Glasgow UK), Money Mark (Los
Angeles CA), Money Waters (Dallas TX), Thurston Moore (Northampton MA),
James Morrison (London UK), The Mountain Goats (Chapel Hill NC), Muck and
the Mires (Boston MA), Alexi Murdoch (London UK), MuteMath (New Orleans LA),
MV/EE and The Bummer Road (Guilford VT), Johnette Napolitano (Joshua Tree
CA), The 1900s (Chicago IL), Paolo Nutini (Paisley UK), The Octopus Project
(Austin TX), Okkervil River (Austin TX), 120 Days (Kristiansund NORWAY),
Oppenheimer (Belfast IRELAND), Ozomatli (Los Angeles CA), The Panda Band
(Perth AUSTRALIA), Graham Parker (Boiceville NY), Peaches (Berlin GERMANY),
Pelican (Chicago IL), Elvis Perkins (Providence RI), Peter and the Wolf (TX)
(Austin TX), The Pipettes (Brighton UK), The Polyphonic Spree (Dallas, TX),
The Ponys (Chicago IL), Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (Waitsfield VT),
Priestess (Montreal QC), Prisonshake (St Louis MO), Psychedelic Horseshit
(Columbus OH), Quetzal (Los Angeles CA), Qui w/ David Yow (Los Angeles CA),
Ra Ra Riot (Syracuse NY), Razorlight (London UK), Jay Reatard (Memphis TN),
Reigning Sound (Asheville NC), Gruff Rhys (Cardiff UK), Rickie Lee Jones
(Chicago IL), Rodrigo y Gabriela (Terra Acida MEXICO), Sam the Sham (Memphis
TN), Satellite Party (Los Angeles CA), Secondhand Serenade (Menlo Park CA),
Ron Sexsmith (Toronto ON), Shout Out Out Out Out (Edmonton AB), The Shys
(Orange County CA), Sloan (Toronto ON), Alice Smith (Brooklyn NY), Soweto
Kinch (Birmingham UK), Spoon (Austin, TX), SSM (Detroit MI), The Stooges
(Detroit MI), The Sunshine Underground (Leeds UK), Jesse Sykes & The Sweet
Hearafter (Seattle WA), Tally Hall (Ann Arbor MI), This Moment In Black
History (Cleveland OH), Pam Tillis (Nashville TN), Times New Viking
(Columbus OH), Tiny Masters of Today (Brooklyn NY), Tokyo Police Club
(Newmarket ON), The Tragically Hip (Kingston ON), Turbonegro (Oslo NORWAY),
TURZI (Paris FRANCE), Under Byen (Århus DENMARK), Valient Thorr (Chapel Hill
NC), Chad VanGaalen (Calgary AB), The View (Dundee UK), Viva Voce (Portland
OR), The Walkmen (Washington DC), The Watson Twins (Los Angeles CA), Mary
Weiss (New York NY), Willowz (Los Angeles CA), Amy Winehouse (London UK),
WinterKids (Peaslake UK), The WOMBATS (Liverpool UK), Wooden Shjips (San
Francisco CA), The Young Knives (Oxford UK), Young Love (Austin TX), and
Youth Group (Australia AUSTRALIA).



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