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February 11, 2014

Helm Damien Dubrovnik

Helm (aka London experimental artist Luke Younger) is coming stateside for three US shows with Copenhagen electronic duo Damien Dubrovnik (mem of Var, Lust for Youth), whose First Burning Attraction LP was released on Younger's Alter Records. One of those dates is in Austin on February 17 at The North Door with local artists Xander Harris, Shit and Shine and DJ Veronica Ortuno. Tickets are available, AND we're giving away a free pair. The list of all US dates, details on how to enter the contest, and some videos below...

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January 9, 2014


Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's amazing prog/dance duo Darkside, in addition to appearing on the Coachella 2014 lineup, recently released their album, Psychic, and are about to go out on a tour of pretty big venues in support of it.. Texas gets three nights:

01-30 Dallas, TX - Club Dada
01-31 Austin, TX - Emo's
02-01 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's
High Water opens the January 31st Emo's show. Tickets for that are still on sale, AND we have a pair to give away. Details on how you can enter to win and a video of Darkside live in the Boiler Room are below.

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October 30, 2013


Got New Year's Eve plans yet? Even if you do, here's something to consider. The Breeders will be ringing in 2014 at Mohawk (12/31). This is their only Texas show and their final performance of their The Last Splash tour. It's the real last splash! Tickets go on sale Friday (11/1) at 10 AM.

If you'd like to go for free, we're giving away a pair of tickets. Details below and all Breeders tour dates are listed below...

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August 15, 2013

Charli XCX at SXSW 2013 (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Charli XCX

Charli XCX, who has been busy touring since the release of True Romance, took some time out to cover "I Want It That Way" by The Backstreet Boys for A.V. Undercover 2013, which you can watch below.

She is scheduled to play Austin on September 28 at The Parish as part of her North American tour. Tickets for that show are still available, but we're giving away a free pair. Contest details and videos below. .All dates listed at BrooklynVegan...

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March 29, 2013

Photos by Greg Cristman

Akron/Family @ Old Emo's
Akron Family

Akron/Family, who release a new album on April 30, were one of the many big bands who played Main Stage of the BrooklynVegan Friday Day Party at old Emo's during SXSW, and they were magnificent. Some more pictures from their set are in this post.

If you missed them, look for the band on the road in April, two nights back in Texas included: 05/03/13 @ Red 7 in Austin AND 05/04/13 @ Club Dada in Dallas. Tickets for the Austin show with Nazi Gold and M Geddes Gengras are still available and we have a pair you can win! Contest details, all tour dates, and more pictures from their BV party set, below...

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photos by Kevin Figueroa

Beach Fossil @ Old Emo's
SXSW 2013 photos by Kevin Figueroa

Beach Fossils closed down the Jr stage at the Thursday BrooklynVegan Day Party at old Emo's during SXSW. We posted some pictures of their set. Here are some more, along with a chance to win tickets to see the band play again in Austin at Red 7 on April 17 with Foreign Mothers. Contest details, more tour dates, and pictures of Beach Fossils from the BV party, below...

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photos by Kevin Figueroa

SXSW 2013 photos by Kevin Figueroa

METZ (Thursday) and A Place To Bury Strangers (Saturday) both played BrooklynVegan day parties at old Emo's at SXSW this year. Some more pictures from the former's set are in this post, as is a chance to win tickets to see both bands together at the Mohawk on April 25 (part of a larger tour METZ will be on troughtout April & May). Contest details and more pictures of METZ from the BV party below...

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March 11, 2013


Can't wait to see Delorean at the Wednesday BrooklynVegan show? Want to get your smile on with Matt & Kim? Trying to stage a Harlem Shake live with the artist who wrote the song? Then you might want to get yourself into the private Tuesday night FADER Fort preview show laid out in the flyer above.

If you're not already on list, you can either stream it live at or win a pair of passes by following @BVSXSW on Twitter and tweeting "Hey @BVSXSW - see you Wednesday: ...but hook me up with passes to #FADERTUESDAY "

In related news, here's how to pick up your FADER Fort wristband.

November 30, 2012

The Comedy

Rick Alverson's new film, The Comedy, which stars Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, James Murphy, Gregg Turkington (aka Neil Hamburger), which we presented a screening of in NYC is opening in Austin theatres tonight (11/30) at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. Rick Alverson and Tim Heidecker will be there in person at the 10 PM screening. Tickets for that screening are available, but we're also giving away a pair. Additionally, we're giving a signed copy of the soundtrack on vinyl, which features Bill Fay, William Basinski, Gardens & Villa, Gayngs, and more. The soundtrack tracklist and contest details are below.

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October 17, 2012

St. Vitus @ Beauty Ballroom - 10/18/2012
St. Vitus @ Beauty Ballroom - 10/18/2012

As mentioned here and covered over on BrooklynVegan, doom metal masters Saint Vitus are on a BrooklynVegan-sponsored tour with Weedeater and Sourvein and they'll all be here Thursday (10/18) at The Beauty Ballroom.

Tickets are on sale for the show, and we have a pair to give away.

See full details on how to enter and win below.

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