A stylistically eclectic yet consistently original assemblage of Anti-Records artists will be traveling to Austin this year for the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival. The roster features beloved favorites Man Man and DeVotchKa along with acclaimed newcomers Lost In The Trees and the startling talent of recent signing Sean Rowe.
Riotous Pop Masterminds Man Man are renowned for generating a joyously raucous and unique sound utilizing an exotic assortment of instruments and styles, infusing the music with all the sadness, pain and perseverance and joy of life itself.
Saturday 3/19 Ground Control Touring SXSW Showcase Auditorium Shores 950 West Riverside Drive Set Time: 4:25-5:00
Denver based romantic rock band DeVotchKa isout with a stunning new album entitled 100 Lovers. For their fifth record the band again headed to the vastness of the Arizona desert with producer Craig Schumacher (Calexico, Neko Case). The resulting work is as epic as the landscape in which it was recorded, the 12 new songs offering an emotionally charged sonic expansiveness while retaining all the heartfelt romance and celebratory energy for which the group is renowned for.
Wednesday 3/16 ACL Live Moody Theater 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd. Set Time: 10:30pm
Thursday 3/17 The Current Austin Convention Center 500 East Cesar Chavez St. Set Time: 3pm-3:40pm
Thursday 3/17 Lustre Pearl 97 Rainey St. Set Time: 10pm
Lost In The Trees
Chapel Hill collective Lost In The Trees have garnered overwhelming critical acclaim for the release of the Anti Debut album All Alone In An Empty House. The innovative ensemble merges symphonic elements of classical music with the heart of American folk and modern pop, creating a sound which is both intimate and sonically breathtaking.
Tuesday 3/15 KNERD party (No badges necessary) Skinny's Ballroom 115 San Jacinto Blvd Set Time: 7:45pm
Wednesday 3/16 PASTE PARTY The Stage On Sixth 507 E. 6th St. Set Time: 3:45 pm
OFFICIAL SHOWCASE Saint David's Church 304 E 7th St. Set Time: 7:45pm
Thursday 3/17 WEA SPACE Arthouse at the Jones Center 700 Congress Ave. Set Time: 6:00pm
Friday 3/18 Homeslice Pizza 1421 South Congress Ave. Set Time: 1:15pm
Muzzle of Bees: Backyard BBQ 3217 1/2 Hampton Rd RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Set Time: 5:30pm
A distinctive and immensely talented artist in the tradition of Leonard Cohen and Van Morrison, recent Anti signing Sean Rowe utilizes his powerful and extraordinarily soulful baritone voice along with a poet's skill in detailing the human experience and the draw of the natural world. Rowe's just released Anti-Records debut album "Magic" is currently garnering unanimously rave reviews.
Wednesday 3/16 Offcial SXSW Lambert's Showcase 8pm
Thursday 3/17 Rachel Rae Greenhouse at 4:30
Friday 3/18 TVD party at 12:30pm WEA Arthouse 6-7pm
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