BrooklynVegan SXSW 2015 Thursday Day Party lineup (METZ, Octopus Project, Speedy Ortiz, Broncho, Frog Eyes, Girlpool, Mitski & much more)
HERE’S THE DAY ONE LINEUP
THURSDAY, MARCH 19 @ Red 7 (FREE)
12:00 Elvis Depressedly
12:45 Emmy The Great
02:15 Yumi Zouma
03:00 Frog Eyes
03:45 Cancer Bats
12:30 Ultimate Painting (mem Mazes & Veronica Falls)
02:10 Girl Band
02:50 Chastity Belt
04:20 Speedy Ortiz
05:15 Octopus Project
Like the other two days, we’ll be taking over the 7th & Red River venue’s two stages from noon-6pm. Again, it’s totally free, and RSVP for all three days is open.
The Thursday inside show kicks off with recent Run for Cover signee Elvis Depressedly, followed by folk-turned-pop musician Emmy the Great. Then it’s the alt-R&B of Basecamp, the shiny pop of Yumi Zouma, indie veterans Frog Eyes, Canadian riff rockers Cancer Bats, power poppers Broncho, and finally Sub Pop sludge punks METZ.
Outside, the day starts with the VU/Dead stylings of Ultimate Painting (members of Mazes and Veronica Falls), into the young, smart and quickly rising duo Girlpool. They’re followed by intense Irish noisemakers Girl Band, then jangly Seattle post-punks Chastity Belt, arty/folky indie rocker Mitski, discordant indie rockers Speedy Ortiz, and wrapping up the day is Austin experimental rockers The Octopus Project.
photo: Speedy Ortiz @ Pitchfork Fest (more by James Richards IV)
photo: Metz @ Fun Fun Fun Fest (more by Tim Griffin)
This year we’re proud to be partnering with DropKloud, a new app that is launching just in time for SXSW. Recently acquired by TuneCore, DropKloud uses GPS technology to allow people to unlock exclusive music content in specific geo-targeted locations. You’ll be able to try it out at our parties at Red 7 where we’ll have special content from the artists playing our shows. Once you unlock it, you can listen later. Stay tuned for more details, but meanwhile get that app on your phone via Google Play or iTunes.
Want to skip the lines? Visit the Esurance Glove Box in the Austin Convention Center, or the Esurance Lounge at 6th and Trinity, to pick up an #EsuranceAccess Pass. Then follow @Esurance on Twitter to find out when and where you can get preferred entry.
Listen to some of the bands playing, below…