Celebrating the Grande Opening of WuWu Sushi! 80+ bands in 6 days! Official SXSW/Local Bands!
Gus + Scout
Wuwu Sushi - Friday 15th:
Broken Bass Box
Wuwu Sushi - Saturday 16th:
Elijah Ford and the Bloom
Letting up Despite Great Faults
HENRY + The Invisibles… Show more
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Quite likely the most unapologetically artsy punk-related band since the early days of Sonic Youth -- when Kim Gordon was writing for Artforum, Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo worked with Glenn Branca, and underground movie star Richard Edson was their drummer -- Japanther is not in the least bit afraid to get all conceptual 'n' stuff....
Alexander Beggins - Lead vocals, baritone ukulele Kelsey Wilson - Lead vocals, violin Evan Magers - Keyboards, vocals Carey McGraw - Drums, vocals Sadie Wolfe - Cello Matthew Mares - Banjo, bells, percussion Chris D'Annunzio - Bass
RUBY JANE: Mississippi Soul, Texas Spirit Born on November, 1994, in Dallas, TX, Ruby Jane is one of the world's premiere junior fiddlers and a fast-rising star in country and bluegrass-Americana music....
"Even coming away with one legitimate discovery at SXSW makes the whole enterprise worthwhile, so it was both ironic and appropriate that my discovery this year comes from Houston. This wasn’t so much discovery as confirmation: I knew about the Tontons before, from several testimonials and their MySpace page, but after watching them Thursday....
The Rocketboys showed a mastery of mood and subtlety. Amplifying a sound made familiar to Texas music fans by bands such as Cue and Explosions in the Sky, the six-member group adorns singer Brandon Kinder's soaring melodies with clear, ringing guitars and full-bodied keyboard arrangements, hard-driving drumlines and well-practiced transitions between calm and controlled chaos --AA-S staff
Hatched in the twilight months of ought nine, these five young men came from all corners of the US looking to do one thing: knock the dust off roots music. A freewheelin', trashgrassin', folk tornado, the Whiskey Shivers take traditional instrumentation, soak it in gasoline and send it into outer space....