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photo: L7 at FFF Fest 2015 (more by Tim Griffin)

SXSW already announced two rounds of 2016 artists, and today a third round was announced, including L7, Bloc Party, The Cult, Loretta Lynn, Waxahatchee, Frankie Cosmos, D∆WN, Polica, Dilly Dally, Eleanor Friedberger, Protomartyr, Holy Fuck, Ra Ra Riot, Fat White Family, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, All Dogs, Judy Collins & Ari Hest, The Dandy Warhols, Des Ark, Mick Jenkins, Lady Leshurr, Mitski, Supersuckers, Teen Suicide, together PANGEA, Turnover, Younghusband and more.

Full list of additions, below...

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The Cribs at MHOW in 2012 (more by Guy Eppel)

A ton of artists were already announced for SXSW 2015 (March 17-22), and now the second artist announcement has come with several more including Twin Shadow, The Cribs, Swervedriver, Gang of Four, KEN mode, Weyes Blood, Wild Throne, Elvis Depressedly, SURVIVE, Juan Wauters, San Fermin, Lydia Ainsworth, The Blind Shake, Ex-Cult, Ikonika, King Tuff, Pujol, The Velvet Teen, The Zombies, Zookeeper, Yumi Zouma and tons more.

Full round 2 list below...

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Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)

Austin Psych Fest returns for its 6th year from May 2-4 at the Carson Creek Ranch, and since we last spoke, the festival's lineup has been expanded to now include The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Panda Bear, The War On Drugs, Graveyard, Mikal Cronin, Bombino, Peaking Lights, Pink Mountaintops, The Fresh and Onlys, Sleepy Sun, The Octopus Project, Bardo Pond, Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band, Morgan Delt, Cosmonauts, Pure X, Guardian Alien, Mark McGuire, Greg Ashley and more.

They join previously announced bands like Loop, Black Angels, The Zombies, of Montreal, The Horrors, Black Lips, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, Liars and more. Unfortunately, Primal Scream, who had to cancel their US tour, are no longer playing. APF Tickets are still available.

The fest has also announced that there will be kickoff parties the Thursday (2/1) before at Mohawk and Red 7 with sets from The Warlocks, Night Beats, Indian Jewelry, Elephant Stone, Golden Animals, Holy Wave and more TBA.

Updated lineup and flyer below...

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Twin Shadow @ Governors Ball 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Twin Shadow

Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights...

Warm Up w/ King Britt, J. Cole, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Darq E Freaker, Bangladesh, World's Fair, Star Eyes, Jubilee @ MoMA PS1
Warm Up should be especially fun this weekend, with some great rappers (J. Cole, Mr. MFN eXquire, and World's Fair [okay fine, they're technically a rap group, not a rapper]), some great producers (King Britt, Darq E Freaker, Bangladesh), and more.

Twin Shadow, Autre Ne Veut, Elliphant, Million Dollar Mano @ Central Park Summerstage (FREE)
George Lewis Jr. specializes in sweeping, cinematic pop which should sound pretty sweet against the backdrop of Central Park. Support comes from Sweden's Elliphant and Autre Ne Veut.

Twin Shadow (DJ set), Lloydski, Beto Cravioto @ Output Panther Room
If Summerstage is not enough Twin Shadow for you, head to Output for the official afterparty in the venue's Panther Room.

The Impalers, Vaaska, Back to Back, Missionary @ Acheron
It's a night of ripping hardcore/punk with tourmates The Impalers and Vaaska leading the charge.

Daughn Gibson, His Golden Messenger, The Heaven's Jail Band @ Glasslands
Posessed with spine-tingling bariton, Daughn Gibson's music is a curious mix of country, postpunk and R&B. Even when the songs on his new album, Me Moan, don't quite work, there's still...that voice. Even more powerful live.

Out in the Streets Fest at Vander-Ende Onderdonk House
This two-day Ridgewood, Queens festival begins today with sets from party-starter Pictureplane, former Twin Shadow member Russ Manning's Rush Midnight, former Beach Fossils member John Pena's Heavenly Beat, and some great local indie rock bands like Heliotropes, Grand Resort, and Turnip King. And it all takes place at one of most unique spaces in the city. Full lineup and more info at the Facebook event.

Swearin', Delay, Radiator Hospital, The Ambulars, All Dogs, The Measure, PS Eliot, The State Lottery, Little Lungs, The Gibbons, North Lincoln, Ginger Alford @ Silent Barn
Salinas Records is celebrating its 10th Anniversary at Silent Barn tonight with much of the label's roster, including a reformed PS Eliot (Swearin's Alison Crutchfield on drums and her twin sister, Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield, on vocals).

Ceremony, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Give, Sick Feeling @ 285 Kent
Once a powerviolence band, now garage punk, Ceremony are at 285 Kent, which means things could be getting pretttttttty rowdy. Tourmates Ed Schrader's Music Beat open the night and their brand of stripped down post-punk rips too.

Caged Animals, Crushed Out, Kissing Is A Crime, Rosy Street @ Shea Stadium
With a new album due any minute, we should get a lot of new songs from Caged Animals tonight.

oOoOO, Mystery Skulls, Todd Pendu (DJ) @ Le Poisson Rouge
oOoOO keeps his production on the dark side, so expect very ominous moods filling Le Poisson Rouge tonight.

Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction @ Cuyler Gore Park (FREE, Early)
Soul of Brooklyn Week 2013 kicks of today with this free daytime concert (2-7 PM) in Cuyler Gore Park. The show includes avant-hip hop and R&B coming from Shabazz Palaces and their collaborators/Sub Pop labelmates THEESatisfaction.

Soupcans @ Bowery Ballroom earlier this year (more by Dylan Johnson)

Summer Thunder w/ LiveFastDie, The Soupcans, Pampers, Foster Care, Crosss @ Union Pool (FREE)
Union Pool's warm weather Saturday series continues with of the season's best entries, full of noisy punk. Canada's Soupcans and choice upstarts Pampers are highlights of the day. Crosss, who were just added to the bill, start things at 3 PM.

Sleepies, EULA, Big Ups, Shark?, Low Fat Getting High @ Rippers
This one's gonna be a real ripper. (Get it?) Sleepies and Low Fat Getting High are two of Brooklyn's best DIY punk bands at the moment, EULA bring '80s-style noise rock, Big Ups bring '90s-style post-hardcore, and Shark? will provide all your traditionalist indie rock needs. These local bands play their hometown a lot, but it's hard to say no to seeing them all on one bill. The show, which happens on Rockaway Beach, is a benefit for Restore Rockaway.

Hyetal, Zora Jones b2b Sinjin Hawke, J. Scott, Loric @ ISA's upstairs (348 Wythe)
After Warm Up, keep the fun going at True Panther's unofficial afterparty. It runs from 10 PM to 3 Am and is totally free.

Escort, Midnight Magic @ Bowery Ballroom
Do you like your disco in pure, unadulterated '70s form? Bowery Ballroom should be your destination tonight.

Rooftop films w/ A K U A @ Old American Can Factory
It's the final event of rooftop films, with a series of shorts and live music from Montreal's A K U A.

Adam Ant @ Irving Plaza
The new wave star is still rocking the pirate gear and -- given the word on his last time throught -- still puts on a great show, complete with two drummers. His second of two nights in NYC.

The Octopus Project, Snuffaluffagus @ The Mercury Lounge
Austin electro group The Octupus Project are touring in support of their fifth album, Fever Forms.

Flight of the Conchords @ McKittrick Hotel
New Zealand's 4th most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo got back together after nearly four years apart. Their tour brings Brett & Jemaine to the impossibly small McKittrick Hotel for a few shows. Of course it's sold out. On the plus side: there's talk of a movie.

Human Eye, Medication, Shocked Minds, The Soupcans @ Death By Audio
Detroit's wierdo garage punks are rolling through town in support of their new album, Human Eye 4: Into Unknown, which is on Goner. Toronto's Soupcans (who play Union Pool in the afternoon) are also on the bill.

Drowners, Bad Girlfriend @ Mercury Lounge
They're named after a Suede song, their singer was a male model and they've been plugging the same song ("Long Hair") for far too long, but they do have some catchy songs. Well that one song at least.

For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our full NYC show calendar.

For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.


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Tickets for The Weeknd shows at Terminal 5 at Paradise Theater go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Tame Impala shows at Webster Hall and MHOW go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Texas is the Reason show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Willis Earl Beal show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Regina Spektor show at Beacon Theater go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Snoop Dogg show at Wellmont Theatre go on sale today at noon. Tickets for his show at Long Island's Paramount went on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Japandroids show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets to the newly-added Mountain Goats and Matthew E. White shows at Bowery Ballroom and MHOW go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Braids show at Maxwell's go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Sloan Twice Removed show at MHOW go on sale today at noon Tickets are also still on sale for the show at Maxwell's.

Tickets for the Miike Snow shows at United Palace and Wellmont go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Peelander-Z show at The Studio go on sale today at 10 PM.

Tickets for The Soft Moon show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Silver Apples show at Public Assembly go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Title Fight, Pianos Become the Teeth, and Single Mothers show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Lotion and Edsel show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

The Death Set is playing Cameo on November 6 with Deathface. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Tickets for the Pujol show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the John Legend shows at the Barclays Center's Cushman & Wakefield Theater and Wellmont Theatre go on sale today at noon.

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals are playing Beacon Theater on November 16 and 17. Tickets for those shows go on sale today at noon.

Brooklyn disco orchestra Escort is playing Webster Hall on October 27. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the El Ten Eleven show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

The Octopus Project will be touring this fall which brings them to NYC for a show at Mercury Lounge on October 6. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Tickets for Sick of it All's "make-up" show at Webster Hall are on sale now.

Slackers play a Christmas show at The Bell House on December 22. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Chris Thile is playing two shows at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 and tickets to both September 16 and September 19 are on sale now.

Electric Guest is heading out with No on a tour which brings both bands to NYC for a show at Irving Plaza on October 20. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

Nouvelle Vague are playing Irving Plaza on October 25. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Tickets for the Sleigh Bells and Araabmuzik show at The Capitol Theater went on sale today at 11 AM.

As mentioned, you can also catch Araabmuzik playing a free NYC show on Monday (8/20) at East River Park with Teengirl Fantasy, Flosstradamus, and Nick Hook.

Trey Anastasio is playing Beacon Theater on October 26 and The Capitol Theater on October 28. Tickets for the Beacon Theater show go on sale Thursday (8/23) at 11 AM. Tickets for the Cap show are on sale now.

Tickets for the Off!, The Spits, and Double Negative show at Irving Plaza went on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Heartless Bastards show at Irving Plaza went on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets to see Avicii at Radio City Music Hall go on sale today at noon.

Boys Noize Live hit Roseland Ballroom on November 30. Tickets are on sale now.

Speaking of Radio City Music Hall, we're giving away tickets to the upcoming Craig Ferguson show.

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Fun Fun Fun Fest

After teasing folks with a few names here and there -- like Run DMC most recently -- Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest (Nov 2 - 4) has revealed it's full line-up, including Public Image Ltd, De La Soul, Superchunk, Santigold, Refused, X peforming Los Angeles, and lots, lots more. 3-day passes go on sale at 10AM CST.

Full FFF Fest lineup is below.

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the Octopus Project in Austin in 2010 (more by Bryan Bruchman)
Octopus Project

The Octopus Project are currently on the road, and later this month hook up with Devo for a string of dates followed by a bunch of shows with Explosions in the Sky in April. It's the latter that brings them to NYC on April 6th, but since Low and Eluvium are opening for EITS at Radio City Music Hall that night (tickets still on sale), the Octopus Project have scheduled their own headlining show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets go on AmEx presale at noon on Wed (3/2) and regular sale on Friday. All dates below....

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