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SXSW unofficial updates: The Aussie Invasion

Always my favorite part of SXSW, we’ve finally gotten word on which Australian bands (more than 60 of them!) will be performing showcases in Austin in a few weeks. Continue reading

Aussie BBQ @ SXSW (we’ve got the details)

Looking like another great year for the Aussie BBQ. This party is open to SXSW badgeholders (entry subject to capacity).

I’ll have to do some homework before heading to Austin as the only two names that I’m familiar with are Youth Group and Gabriella Cilmi, who could be one of the hits of SXSW 2009 if her live show lives up to her recorded material. Continue reading

SXSW: Aussie BBQ – lineup

Bands: Kate Bradley & Band, Yves Klein Blue, The Chevelles, The Vines, The Stems, Mink, Paul Kelly, Ash Grunwald, Whitley, The Panics, Something with Numbers, Old Man River
Date: Friday, March 14 (12pm – 7:30pm)
Location: Brush Square Park (across the street from the Convention Center)
RSVP: SXSW badgeholders welcome

This is our favorite party at SXSW. Every year we go into it with very little knowledge about the bands playing. And every year we come out of it with new favorite bands (examples: Airbourne, The Flairz, Ground Components, Gyroscope, etc., etc.). Our Australian friends usually bring with them a whole lot of Cooper’s Ale which is worth the visit to this party by itself!

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