The 101X Guide to this Weekend in Austin: March 15-17, 2019
Friday March 15th
The 101X Day Party during SXSW | 12 PM |
Join us for the final day of the 101X Day Party during SXSW. We’ll have performances by Liily, Cherry Glazerr, Wild Moccasins, Otis The Destroyer, Calliope Musicals, and Quiet Company. Many of these artists are local and have joined us for Homegrown Live shows in the past, so we’re excited to have them back! Music kicks off at 12 PM, and we’re opening doors at Buffalo Billiards at 11:30 AM, so get there early to save your spot! Oh and did we mention this event is 100% FREE and open to anyone 21+? No RSVP needed! Want to get to know a little more about the artists joining us? Check out this article on 101X.com!
Sound Desserts | 12 PM-12 AM |
Sound Desserts is a showcase that highlights various artists in town for SXSW, all for free! Head on over to Icenhauers at any point throughout the to enjoy live music and grab a few drinks! This event is 21+ and free to the public!
Flatstock | 11 AM-6 PM |
Austin Convention Center
Flatstock is an art exhibit Presented by the American Poster Institute displaying the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques all for sale at the Austin Convention center. The exhibit lasts all weekend, so make some time and go check it out!
Saturday March 16th
SXSW Outdoor Stage | 6 PM |
SXSW Lady Bird Lake
The SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake is a way for people to enjoy the music of SXSW, without having to spend a dime on a badge/wristband! The SXSW Outdoor Stage is free and open to the public as long as you sign up for a SXSW Guest Pass! Saturday's lineup consists of William Tyler, Courtney Marie Andrews, Andrew Bird, and Grammy Award Winning artist Patty Griffin! Sign up for your guest pass now!
The Bumble Hive at SXSW | 7 AM |
Jo’s Coffee- 2nd St.
Get your buzz on with some free coffee from Jo’s, courtesy of Bumble! Enjoy some free breakfast tacos from 7-9 AM and start your day off right with this free event located at the 2nd St. location!
SXSE Food Co Crawfish Boil | 12 PM-4 PM |
4th Tap Brewing Co-op
Feel like escaping the madness of SXSW for an afternoon? Then head on over to 4th Tap Brewing this Saturday and enjoy some delicious crawfish! $10 gets you a pound plus some potatoes and corn (because we all know that it’s not a proper crawfish boil without potatoes and corn). Feel free to RSVP, but it’s not required!
Sunday March 17th
Kung Fu Saloon-Downtown Austin
Eat, drink, and be Irish with Jason and Deb this St. Patrick’s Day! We’re throwing the ultimate St. Patty’s day bash at Kung Fu Saloon in Downtown Austin with drink specials for 21+, a Rock, Paper, Scissors tournament PLUS a live podcast taping with the one and only Doug Benson. Come out and say hi, and make sure to wear green so Jason doesn’t pinch ya!
SXSW Puppy Party | 12 PM-4 PM |
Lustre Pearl-Rainey St.
The dogs are coming out to play this St. Patrick’s Day! Head on over to Lustre Pearl on Rainey St. for some fun activities for you and your furry friend. There will be a doggy photo booth, fun drawings, doggie snacks and more! Austin Pets Alive! will be on site with a few pups looking for their fur-ever homes! This is a 21+ event and if you show that you have Bumble downloaded you can get a free Tito’s drink (while supplies last).
Chili Dog Fest | 12 PM-11 PM |
The Side Bar & Empire Control
Chili Dog Fest is bringing the heat this Sunday with a full day of music! A $10 donation gets you access to this showcase, which has fallen on the last SXSW in the past years. It's a great way to get your final music fix and support a good cause!