The warm holiday spirit was alive at the Midland for 9.65 the Buzz’s Homegrown for the Holidays event that featured local acts The Beautiful Bodies, Making Movies, and Rev Gusto with semi-local band The Mowglis and their tourmates Royal Teeth.
Caffeinated, I was officially ready for day 2 at SXSW Music. Wednesday would take me to see rising UK star Dan Croll, the young and energetic Kitten, the rockers in the Neighbourhood, the indie rock of Papa, the charming duo Boy, a tribute to an Austin legend by the Wild Seeds and friends, Family of the Year with Lord Huron, then an evening with Atlantic Records at the Belmont featuring Tegan and Sara, Paramore, and Twenty One Pilots.
SXSW is just around the corner and though the fun week is a blast for attendees and musicians, it can also be a little pricey. That’s why Midwest bands need your help getting to SXSW and playing at the music festival. Midcoast Takeover has announced a series of fundraiser shows in Kansas City to do just that.
The new round of announced bands includes bands such as Radkey, Matt Pryor, Charli XCX, Wavves, The Airborne Toxic Event and more. See the full list below.
Texas might not be the first place people think of when they’re thinking about Christmas, but Austin band Driver Friendly’s new holiday song might just put it on the map as the premiere holiday destination. 85 degrees instead of snow? We’ll take it.
Driver Friendly’s new video for “Messidona” shows the band channeling their inner Tom Hanks. In this catchy tune, the band takes on the actor’s roles from classic films such as Forrest Gump, Toy Story, Saving Private Ryan and more. Watch “Messidona” and see how many Tom Hanks films you can recognize.
In Photos: SXSW Wednesday featuring fun., Motion City Soundtrack, River City Extension, Typhoon & more
SXSW 2012 – Wednesday in photos.
Midcoast Takeover is once again helping Kansas City & Lawrence bands showcase at the popular SXSW music festival. Midcoast Takever is taking over Austin’s Shangri-La (1016 E. 6th) on March 16 and March 17 and they just announced the bands that will play.