Blurt Goes to SXSW!



Threadgills, Rusty
Spur, Yard Dog, Echo & the Bunnymen, and the print editon of BLURT  – what’s not to like?



By Blurt Staff



If you’re in Austin
this week, look for BLURT as we bum-rush SXSW with the rest of the music-crazed
badgeholders. We’re proud to be  a co-sponsor
of three day parties (details below), and we’ll have copies of our debut print
issue to pass out before we pass out – it’s got features on Neko Case, Antony,
Genesis P-Orridge, the Heartless Bastards, Cheap Trick, Marianne Faithfull and
tons more, plus our cover story on 14 Ways to Beat the Recession and tons of
reviews. Like any good rock mag should! (Details on the issue HERE.)




Those day parties:



“A Breath of Fresh
Air” (a/k/a “a wind-powered indie rock extravaganza) at Threadgill’s South (301
W. Riverside) on Wednesday, March 18 starting at noon
: among the bands
kicking it out will be the Damnwells, Kaiser Cartel, Winterpills, and Amy
Speace, courtesy September Gurl, Organic Entertainment and Ripple
Entertainment. Lone Star Beer, merch, and more.



12:00 Brown Shoe

12:40 Jeremy Messersmith

1:20 Romantica

2:00 Chris Velan

2:40The Secret Life of Sofia

3:20 Amy Speace

4:00 The Winterpills

4:40 KaiserCartel

5:20The Damnwells



The MuseBox Annual
SXSW Day Party, Thursday March 19 from 1:00 p.m. at Rusty Spurs (405 E. 7th Street):
Uber-hip marketing and brand management company The MuseBox will
be jamming with  Inward Eye,
Juliette Commagére, Hey Ocean!, The
and others at this most popular of Austin venues. Free
Barefoot “Champagne” Brunch all day long, and
even some free Vitamin Water! (See below for more MuseBox news).



1:00   Lucky Fonz III
1:35   Empyr
2:10   Operahouse
2:45   Inward Eye
3:55   Hey Ocean!
4:40   The D’Urbervilles
5:00  The Homosexuals




Bloodshot Records’
Annual Yard Dog Party, Friday, March 20 from noon onward at the Yard Dog
Gallery (1510 S. Congress):
we’ll be helping the venerable label celebrate
its 15th anniversary alongside Justin Townes Earle, the Waco
Brothers, Dexter Romweber Duo, Andre Williams, Exene Cervenka and more. Free
and boozy, like it should be!



12:15   Walter Salas-Humara / I’m Not Jim
12:45   Andre Williams
1:15    Charlie Pickett
1:45    Dex Romweber Duo
2:15    Ha Ha Tonka
2:45    Exene Cervenka
3:30    Deadstring Brothers
4:15    The Meat Purveyors
4:45    Justin Townes Earle
5:15    Scotland
Yard Gospel Choir
5:45    Waco Brothers with Rosie Flores






Also, let’s not forget the big Echo & the Bunnyment concert Saturday night! BLURT, in
conjunction with the MuseBox and Swinghouse for The MuseBox Official Night Party, will be at Rusty Spurs again (405 E. 7th Street)
for one of the most hotly anticipated showcases of the whole festival. Don’t be
square, see ya there!



8:00  Juliette
9:00  The Tender Box
10:00  Wintersleep
11:00  The High Dials
12:00 Echo & the Bunnymen








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