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March 29, 2013
Photos by Greg Cristman
Akron/Family @ Old Emo's
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...
photos by Kevin Figueroa
Beach Fossil @ Old Emo's
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...
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...
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 TheFADER.com/FORT or win a pair of passes by following @BVSXSW on Twitter and tweeting "Hey @BVSXSW - see you Wednesday: http://www.brooklynvegan.com/sxsw/ ...but hook me up with passes to #FADERTUESDAY "
In related news, here's how to pick up your FADER Fort wristband.
November 30, 2012
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.
October 17, 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.
Here We Go Magic @ The Parish - 10/17/2012
Need more magic in your life? We have a pair of tickets for you to enter and win to get just that.
You can also buy tickets, but the chance at an extra pair for FREE never hurts.
Full details to enter and win below.
October 12, 2012
On a wall, somewhere in Austin (via @duffystar)
Who can name where the above, misspelled, graffiti is in Austin? If you can answer that, we have a pair of tickets to see Texas royalty Roky Erickson with Hounds of the Baskervilles at The Parish on October 27 plus "special guests." It's dubbed "Roky's Halloween Bash" and yes, he does have ghosts. Details on how to enter are below.
You can, of course, also buy tickets which are still avaiable.
October 11, 2012
Questlove plays Beauty Ballroom on 10/13/2012
On Saturday night during ACL (10/13) ?Uestlove will be in Austin DJing at The Beauty Ballroom on a KnuckleRumbler bill that includes DJ Chorizo Funk and Riders Against The Storm. There's a rumor of a special guest, but why Leak Lamp Girls early?
Tickets are on sale, and we have a pair for you to win to go see the show. Details and a video of Questlove smashing pots and pans with chef Mario Batali, below.
October 9, 2012
Dan Deacon & a few friends @ FFF 2011 (more on BVAustin Facebook)
As we mentioned back in July, Dan Deacon is touring the world to support his latest LP, America, and will be playing Houston at Fitzgerald's on Wednesday (10/10) and coming to Austin one day later for a Thursday night show at The Beauty Ballroom (10/11). ACL kicks off Friday, but Dan wont be around as he will already be headed to Dallas. This will be the last chance to see him locally in 2012.
Tickets to the Austin show are still available, and we have a pair you can win for the show too.
Check out the details to enter and win tickets below, along with a lit of 2012 dates.