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To quote Transmission's one and only Adi:

I have teamed up with Stone Fox Booking for a mouth-watering two-stage bill on August 11th at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead, all for free! Doors open at 9 p.m. with La Migra, Hundred Visions, Lord Buffalo, and Austin Leonard Jones set to perform at Hotel Vegas, and Stone & Fox DJs, Deep Space, DJ Isabel J, and Austin Phonograph Company furnishing the soundtrack at The Volstead
More info at the Facebook event.

Hundred Visions are also playing Fun Fun Fun Fest this year. On Saturdy they play the Hotel Vegas stage. During SXSW we hosted them inside Volstead.

photos by Amanda Hatfield & Tim Griffin

Okkervil River / Diamond Rugs
BV Day Party @ Hotel Vegan on 3/17/2012
BV Day Party @ Hotel Vegan on 3/17/2012

BrooklynVegan's Hotel Vegan, located at Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead Lounge, ended on Saturday, 3/17/2012, on three stages in partnership with Partisan Records and KF Records, and the new Young One Records who helped us put together the hip hop stage which stage headliner Action Bronson cancelled from last minute from (for medical reasons).

The day, and all four days, ended with special last minute addition Okkervil River who played after Deer Tick/Black Lips/Dead Confederate/Los Lobos super group Diamond Rugs who played after Heartless Bastards (who we already posted one set of pictures of). Other previously posted photo sets from this day include Father John Misty, Field Report, Pond and Emily Wells. Here are the rest of the pics.

Like Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, we served complimentary HobNob Wines, and on Friday and Saturday we partied with The Original Moonshine, our official spirit partner.

Special thanks to our official backline providers Vox, Blackstar and Korg, and thank you to ASCAP, and to NadaMoo for supplying free vegan treats, and to Honest Tea for the tea.

More, slightly belated, pictures from all of Saturday, below...

Continue reading "#HotelVegan Day 4 pics (Okkervil River, Lucero, Diamond Rugs, MF'n eXquire, SpaceGhostPurrp, Pond, Guards & more)"

photos by Amanda Hatfield & Tim Griffin

The Drums / Wedding Present (by Tim)
BV Free Day Show - Thursday @ Hotel Vegas on 3/15/2012
BV Free Day Show - Thursday @ Hotel Vegas on 3/15/2012

BrooklynVegan's Hotel Vegan, located at Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead Lounge, began at noon back on Thursday, 3/15/2012, on three stages in partnership with M For Montreal. One of those stages was the BV Austin stage which you already saw a full set of pictures from. Here are some more from all the stages.

Like on Friday and all four days, we served complimentary HobNob Wines. We also proudly passed out Sailor Jerry drinks.

Special thanks to Supercuts who were giving out free haircuts all day and to our official backline providers Vox, Blackstar and Korg, and thank you to ASCAP, and to NadaMoo for supplying free vegan treats, and to Honest Tea for the tea.

Bill talked about a lot of this day,. The full set of pictures, slightly beleated, from the entire SXSW Thursday at Hotel Vegan, below...

Continue reading "#HotelVegan Day 2 pics (The Drums, This Will Destroy You, Wedding Present, Glen Hansard, Of Monsters & Men & more)"

photos by Amanda Hatfield & Nate "Igor" Smith

Devin @ Hotel Vegan (by Amanda Hatfield)
BrooklynVegan @ SXSW 2012 - Hotel Vegas and the Voldstead Lounge

We're already covered this day pretty thoroughly HERE (on BrooklynVegan) and HERE (on BV Chicago), but here are some remaining pictures of some of the artists who played on the first of four days of Hotel Vegan 2012, from two of our photographers who were on hand. More below....

Continue reading "more photos from Hotel Vegan Wednesday"

photos by Amanda Hatfield & Tim Griffin

Ringo Deathstarr @ Hotel Vegan (by Amanda Hatfield)
BrooklynVegan @ SXSW 2012 - Hotel Vegas and the Volstead Lounge

"One of my favorite Austin bands, Ringo Deathstarr, do the shoegaze thing better just about any current band. Good and loud!" - Bill Pearis
The BV Austin stage was located inside Volstead Lounge at Hotel Vegan on Thursday, 3/15, during SXSW, and though the schedule looked like this: 12:15 Love Inks, 1:00 Feathers, 1:45 Gashcat, 2:30 Ringo Deathstarr, 3:15 Silent Diane, 4:00 The Young, and 5:00 Ume, we actually moved Ume on to the Hotel Vegas inside stage to accomodate more people and a certain TV camera crew for their set. It was still intimate though, or to quote, Anthony Bourdain, it was "A shitload of rawk in a tiny little room!"

Galexy Gehring of Ringo Deathstarr, who PACKED the room at 2:30, was a trooper and played two sets during the day. The first was with Feathers at 1:00. Bill Pearis wrote:

Feathers have barely been together six months but they have clearly spent that time practicing. They have it together and this was one of my favorite sets of the week. Most of their material is of the gothy electro variety, they opened with a Norman Greenbaum-style glammy stomper that I really dug. A lot of instrument switching showcased most of the members of the band.
Special thanks to Love Inks for starting the day off so early. A noon slot is never easy, but they handled it with grace. Catch them during the evening hours on April 17 at Mohawk after Chairlift.

Gaschat played a great set of Neutral Milk Hotel-like jams, much like they did later that day at the Sub Pop official SXSW showcase. NPR likes them too, but not their name.

With three stages running at the same time at 'Hotel Vegan', I would miss a band or two, and sadly Silent Diane was one of them, but Tim, Amanda and a SPIN photographer made sure to catch them though. I also missed Silent Diane's set later that night at Neon Indian's label showcase, but hope to see them on their upcoming massive tour.

At 4:00, The Young rocked a BrooklynVegan party for the 2nd day in a row. Their first BV set was the night before at Bar 96. Catch them when they open for Frankie Rose & DIVE (both artists who also played Hotel Vegan) at Red 7 on April 14.

Special thanks to a Sailor Jerry, HobNob Wines, and Honest Tea for providing refreshments. Thanks also to our backline partners Korg, Vox, and Blackstar Amplification for helping make the sound happen.

Check out more pictures from the whole BV Austin portion of the day, below...

Continue reading "pics: BV Austin stage @ Hotel Vegan (Ume, Ringo Deathstarr, Love Inks, Silent Diane, Feathers The Young, Gashcat & more)"

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As you know, BrooklynVegan is taking over ALL THREE STAGES at connecting Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT this week, and it's all 100% FREE (no RSVP or badges either). There's a big outdoor stage, and smaller stages inside Hotel Vegas & Volstead. Collectively we're calling the four day long party "Hotel Vegan" (located at 1500 E. 6th St, Austin, TX). We announced Wednesday in full, and Thursday in full, and Saturday in full. Now finally check out WHAT ALL OF FRIDAY LOOKS LIKE.

Full Friday lineup with set times at BrooklynVegan.

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As you know, BrooklynVegan is taking over ALL THREE STAGES at connecting Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT this week, and it's all 100% FREE (no RSVP or badges either). There's a big outdoor stage, and smaller stages inside Hotel Vegas & Volstead. Collectively we're calling the four day long party "Hotel Vegan" (located at 1500 E. 6th St, Austin, TX). We announced Wednesday in full, and Thursday in full, and Friday in full. Now finally check out WHAT ALL OF SATURDAY LOOKS LIKE.

Full Saturday lineup with set times at BrooklynVegan.

Continue reading "#HotelVegan Saturday announced: Lucero, Diamond Rugs, Heartless Bastards, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire & MUCH more)"

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As you know, BrooklynVegan is taking over ALL THREE STAGES at connecting Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT this week, and it's all 100% FREE (no RSVP or badges either). There's a big outdoor stage, and smaller stages inside Hotel Vegas & Volstead. Collectively we're calling the four day long party "Hotel Vegan" (located at 1500 E. 6th St, Austin, TX). We announced Thursday in full, and two of the three stages on Wednesday. Now finally check out WHAT ALL OF WEDNESDAY LOOKS LIKE.

Full Wednesday lineup at BrooklynVegan.

UPDATE: Saturday is now announced too.

by BBG

Bridge show

I've teased about it for a few days now, but now here are MOST of the details of the late-night 'bridge show' I put together with Chaos in Tejas.

Starting at 2AM on the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge on Thursday night (3/15), you can catch a special "Nighttime" guest along with Darkest Hour, Narrows, and Regents! The show is totally and completely FREE, open to all ages AND you can BYOB if you like (at your own risk, of course)! A big thank you to the amazing Sophie Penrose for the jawdropping flyer, and stay tuned to BV Austin and @bvBBG for the final band to be announced on Thursday afternoon (3/15). DON'T SLEEP! This will rule.

The show is one of two Chaos in Tejas events this week in Austin, with the first one, an official SXSW showcase, happening on two stages Wednesday night at Hotel Vegas & the Volstead Lounge with (get this) Juvenile, Mannie Fresh, Katey Red, Pallbearer (who play the BV-BBG show at Lovejoys), The Impalers, Razika (who play Hotel Vegan on Wed), DJ Rusty Lazer and many, many more. Flyer for that show is below.

Wednesday during the DAY at Hotel Vegas and Volstead Lounge is our first day of Hotel Vegan, BBG stage included.

Wednesday night is also the BrooklynVegan official showcase at Bar 96.

Continue reading "Announcing a BV-BBG/Chaos in Tejas bridge show with Darkest Hour, Narrows, Regents & special "Nighttime" guests"

live photos in this post by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

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As promised, and now announced on BrooklynVegan, we put together an all-Austin-band BV Austin stage at Hotel Vegan on Thursday (3/15). We couldn't be more excited how the lineup turned out. It looks like this:

BVAUSTIN STAGE
12:15 Love Inks
1:00 Feathers
1:45 Gashcat
2:30 Ringo Deathstarr
3:15 Silent Diane
4:00 The Young
5:00 Ume
And the bands look like this:

Love Inks @ Beauty Bar for Learning Secrets Anniversary
Love Inks

Feathers @ Beauty Bar for Learning Secrets Anniversary
Feathers

Gashcat (Tim Griffin didn't take this one!)
Gashcat

Ringo Deathstarr @ Beauty Bar for Free Week 2012

Silent Diane @ Mohawk for Free Week 2012
Silent Diane

The Young @ Chaos in Tejas 2011
The Young

Ume @ Oh Snap! Blackout Party @ the Parish
Ume

Rock.

Hotel Vegan is located at Hotel Vegas & Volstead Lounge at 1500 E. 6th St in Austin, TX. That's the flyer for the whole day Thursday above. The full lineup with set times for all three stages on Thursday is at BrooklynVegan.

The lineup of two of the Wednesday stages is HERE. The rest is coming VERY soon!

oh and...

In addition to the completely free lineup of 24 bands playing on THREE stages on Thursday, we will also have complimentary drinks courtesy of HobNob Wines, the official wine parter of our entire week of FREE PARTIES at Hotel Vegan (check out HobNob's Facebook page for free music downloads), and a hosted bar courtesy of Sailor Jerry

We will also have FREE VEGAN TREATS courtesy of NadaMoo! and FREE Honest Tea. AND Supercuts will have a team of stylists on-site the entire day providing FREE haircuts and styling!

oh, and he Young play the BrooklynVegan official showcase on Wednesday at Bar 96 too (the only band to play 2 BV shows this year).

P.S. Follow @bvSXSW and @bvAustin on Twitter for more fun!

Listen to a track by The Young below...

Continue reading "BV Austin stage @ Hotel Vegan announced (lineup includes Ume, The Young, Silent Diane, Love Inks, Feathers & more)"

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Join us as we celebrate one fantastic year in business and YOU for being a part of it!

6pm-2am

Music provided by our resident dj's
The shake
soul swap DJs
Peligrosa all stars
Dj Orion
Warm leatherette
kissatx
And more

Complimentary beverages and food EARLY and while it lasts!

Thanks for your support and your business the last year. Here's to many more...

~The Volstead Lounge

The Volstead Lounge is located at 1500 E. 6th St, connected to Hotel Vegas. Congrats to them on 1 great year!

BrooklynVegan is proud to be taking over Volstead and Hotel Vegas for four days next week during SXSW!

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UPDATE: And here is the entire Wednesday lineup
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by BBG

Future of the Left
Future of The Left

It's a tradition. For the past three years I, "BBG", have taken over a stage on Wednesday during SXSW. In 2008 it was with The Bronx, Trash Talk, Annihilation Time, Young Widows, and more. In 2009 we welcomed Torche, Salome, Dark Castle, Landmine Marathon and others. Last year was with Kylesa, Deafheaven, Ken Mode and more. This year I decided to go in a different direction but keep a touch of the dark side and most importantly, keep it interesting.

As you might know by now, this year, in addition to all the other stuff we have going on, BrooklynVegan is taking over ALL THREE STAGES at connecting Austin venues Hotel Vegas & Volstead for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT. There's a big outdoor stage, and smaller stages inside Hotel Vegas & Volstead. Collectively we're calling the four day long party "Hotel Vegan" (located at 1500 E. 6th St, Austin, TX).

I was in charge of the inside stage at Hotel Vegas on 3/14. Get there early Wednesday to see:

Wed, March 14, 2012 - BBG stage @ Hotel Vegan
5:20PM - Future Of The Left
4:35PM - Bleached
3:50PM - Deafheaven
3:05PM - Chelsea Wolfe
2:20PM - Razika
1:35PM - The Coathangers
12:50PM - White Ring
12:10PM - Freshkills
That's a day with very little metal, but definitely an eclectic lineup designed to showcase everything from sunny pop to goth-influenced rock and beats to bouncy punk to post-punk to pensive black metal. I can't wait until Wednesday!

We've also just announced the Wednesday Volstead stage (aka the BV Chicago stage) lineup, and that looks like this:

Wed, March 14, 2012 - BV Chicago stage @ Hotel Vegan
05:00PM - JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
04:15PM - Flosstradamus
03:30PM - The-Drum
02:45PM - Maps & Atlases
02:00PM - White Mystery
01:15PM - FIELDED
12:35PM - Gypsyblood
12:00PM - Minor Characters
More details on that stage at BV Chicago.

STAY TUNED FOR THE BIG WEDNESDAY OUTDOOR STAGE LINEUP THAT WILL BE ANNOUNCED MOMENTARILY. (and for the rest of the four days too)

Admission to all four days at Hotel 'Vegan' is 100% FREE and no badges/wristbands are required. There is a 21+ age restriction though, sorry about that!

We'll have complimentary beverages on Wednesday (while supplies last) from Sailor Jerry, Brooklyn Brewery, HobNob Wines, and Honest Tea, free treats from NadaMoo!, plus even more free stuff TBA!

Thanks to our backline partners Korg, Vox, and Blackstar Amplification for providing the gear to make this party possible.

Head below for some video of the Wednesday bands in action. See you at Hotel Vegan!

Continue reading "BBG & BVChicago take over stages @ Hotel Vegan Wednesday (here are the lineups)"

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As usual, BrooklynVegan will be hosting a ridiculous amount of shows during SXSW. This year that includes one official SXSW Interactive event, two official SXSW Music events, four full days on three stages at Hotel Vegan (aka Hotel Vegas - flyer above, but no lineup yet), and multiple metal/hardcore parties including the already-announced full day at Scoot Inn on 3/16.

BV Austin (this very blog) will present a stage on Thursday, 3/15 at Hotel Vegan with all Austin bands.

Stay tuned for more details!