Merge will be well-represented at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin this year with eight bands and two special Our Noise events. Our bands will be playing all over the city during the festival, so if you will be in Austin, keep your eyes peeled for all of the cool daytime parties being announced daily.
Our helpful flyer is below – click to make it larger & to print it to take with you! Share the link on your twitter & Facebook, too!
Spoon are headlining the NPR show at Stubbs BBQ on Wednesday, March 17 (12:15 am) and She & Him are playing a free, open to the public show at Auditorium Shores on Saturday March 20 (8 pm). Superchunk are playing a free Village Voice day party at La Zona Rosa on March 19 (3 pm).
Merge Showcase @ Cedar Street Courtyard
208 West 4th St b/t Colorado & Lavaca
Thursday, March 18th
(from first to last)
She & Him
Lou Barlow + the missingmen
The Love Language
Merge @ Homeslice Pizza’s “Music by the Slice” Party
1415 Congress Ave.
Free & Open to the public
Thursday, March 18:
1:30 pm The Love Language
2:15 pm Radar Brothers
Friday, March 19:
Noon Let’s Wrestle
3:45 Wye Oak
6:45 Lou Barlow
Also, book events!
Our Noise event @ Book People (603 N. Lamar Blvd)
Wednesday, March 17 at 6PM
Free & Open to the Public
Mac & Laura will read selections from their book, Our Noise, and will perform covers of songs from selected bands mentioned in the book. They’ll be available to sign books afterwards, too.
Our Noise panel @ SXSW Convention Center
Thursday, March 18 at 2PM
Open to convention registrants only
Michael Azerrad will moderate a Q&A-style event with Mac & Laura about Our Noise and 20 years of Merge Records.