SXSW Picks: Homegrown Heroes
3/8/2013 1:46:00 PM
Even though a bazillion trillion bands invade our home from all over the world every March, some of the best are from right here in the ATX. We call them Homegrown Heroes.
The Black and White Years
Maggie Mae’s - Wednesday, March 13, 1am
101X SXSW live broadcast interview: Buffalo Billiards Saturday, March 16, 4:45pm
The Black and White Years are back with a new record (slated for release late summer) and a new band member. “Just Like Old Times” features Adrianne Butler, wife of singer songwriter Scott Butler.
18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn - Wednesday, March 13, 9pm
They’ve been charming the pants off of audiences with their high energy performances and tight harmonies since 2009. Look for a new record later this year, produced by Danny Reisch (Shearwater, Bright Light Social Hour).
What Made Milwaukee Famous
Javelina - Friday, March 15, 1am
It’s taken five years but their 3rd full length album, “You Can’t Fall Off The Floor”, released in January, was worth it.
Headhunters Patio - Friday, March 15, 7pm
A little glam rock, a lot of garage rock, hear their latest release “Permanent Basement” at their bandcamp page.
Saxon Pub - Friday, March 15, 11pm
For fans of Dr. Dog, She & Him and the like, their new EP will drop April 13 at our 101X Homegrown Live.
Bonus FREE show! Catch The Black and White Years, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Marmalakes and The Preservation and many more awesome local bands at the Good Danny’s Good Friends Day Party Saturday March 16 at the Parish.
The Black Angels
101X Official Showcase Buffalo Billiards - Wednesday March 13, 10pm
101X live broadcast interview: Buffalo Billiards - Wednesday 5:30pm
The new album “Indigo Meadow” comes out April 2nd.
Maggie Mae’s - Wednesday, March 13, 10pm
Hickory Street - Thursday March 14, 11pm
They call it Post Modern Gothic Soul Revue and their latest album “Preachers” is out now.
Empire Control Room -Thursday, March 14, 10pm
This latest project from former Lion’s frontman has been featured in TV shows Sons of Anarchy and NBC’s Chuck.
East Cameron Folkcore
Bungalow - Friday, March 15, 12:30am
There’s like 100 people in this band so you know it’s a party.
The Stage On Sixth - Friday, March 15, 8p
Last year Zeale joined AWOLNATION’s tour. This year he takes over SXSW.
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