2014 SXSW Party Picks

2014 SXSW Party Picks

2014 SXSW Party Picks 800 520 RSVPster

Ed. note: With two days until the start of SX Interactive, we asked @CameronatSXSW to help put together a list of the best events for the entire festival. Every single one of these events are in the RSVPster party calendar – if you’re using RSVPster, check  for confirmation for these events in your inbox if they had an RSVP – we’re also sending out a list of events that do not send a confirmation very soon. Think of this as your abridged guide to the full calendar – the best of the best – if you link on each link, it’ll take you to the full event listing with line up information, location and more details. We’re also still adding more events to the calendar, and there are several big TBA events to be released before the music part of the festival starts.

Thursday, March 6th

Game, Set, Match Presented by MyTennisLessons.com & LanternCRM
BIG BASHH (Big Ass Social Happy Hour)
Karaoke Through the Glass
N/A Hip Hop Presents: SXSW Stomping Grounds Showcase
Austin Start Up Crawl

Friday, March 7th

Mashable House
SX Gaming Expo
Verizon Presents #PowerMyStartup featuring Big Boi note: this event is currently sold out, but follow @PowerMyStartUp for a chance to win tickets
East Side Escape: A Local Thing
Do512’s Epic Interactive

Saturday, March 8th

All Day
Metal Monsters of Texas
DirecTV Socials (Day 1) w/ Nosaj Thing and BADBADNOTGOOD
Pre-SXSW Super Bass Brothers Brawl!
Yeast by Sweet Beast 2014

GoBank #PuppyHour
Mashable House

Kiip Never Sleeps SXSWi 2014 Party w/ Biz Markie
Nerds Rock w/ Aloe Blacc  note: this event requires you to win tickets from uShip, follow @NerdsRockSXSW
Tumblr Presents: Fuck Yeah: The Sequel w/ Perfect Pussy and EMA
I Fucking Love Science Channel at SX 2014 w/ Craig Furguson, Bill Nye, and Best Coast
Austin Rock City w/ VV Brown and Black Pistol Fire

Sunday, March 9th

All Day
SB Projects Sunday Funday Showcase w/ Tori Kelly
DirecTV Socials w/ Aloe Blacc

GoBank #PuppyHour
Mashable House
Paste Interactive Studio & Lounge
Austin Mac and Cheeze Takedown
Laser Tag: Freedomland

Advanced Settings w/ The Raveonettes and Kurt Vile
TWERK – The Real Trap Underground SX PARTY
PayPal and BrainTree presents “Brain Blast” w/ Snoop and St. Lucia  note: this sold out early and requires a badge
MashBash 2014 note: badges

Monday, March 10th

All Day
Road to Euphoria
Funny Or Die Clubhouse w/ Bill Cosby, after party w/ Chromeo

Spotify House w/ Phantogram, Chuck Inglish, Vitamin String Quartet
The Lawn Lounge at Ella

GLOBAL CITIZEN NIGHTS w/ The Fray and Allen Stone
The Onion Presents: Reload w/ Charli XCX, Chet Faker, The Hold Steady
Applauze w/ MS MR and Charli XCX  note: follow @applauze and download their app for priority entry to all their SX events
The Rocket Fuel Launch Pad w/ The Joy Formidable
Titanfall Launch Party w/ Childish Gambino

Tuesday, March 11th

All Day
Hype Hotel w/ Tokyo Police Club and Magic Man
No Play Music Presents: SX 2014 at Cheer Up Charlies w/ UME
Gravitas Music Showcase

Spotify House w/ Future Islands and Machinedrum

iTunes Festival w/ Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, London Grammar note: badges, lottery system
Pitchfork Presents Show No Mercy
Battle 4 Greatness W/ Pusha T
Harvest Records SX Showcase w/ BANKS
Chicago Made Music Showcase w/ Chance the Rapper and The Hood Internet
Media Temples’s SXi Closing Party w/ 2 Chainz, Pusha T, Method Man, Redman, Aloe Blacc note: badges

Wednesday, March 12th

All Day
Midcoast Takeover
Guitartown/Conqueroo Kickoff 2014
The Green Room w/ Goldroom and Miami Horror
Haggar @ SX 2014 w/ Aloe Blacc and Chet Faker

Hype Hotel w/ Against Me!, Chromeo, Mutual Benefit
Fader Fort w/ Little Dragon, YG, Isaiah Rashad, London Grammar
Spotify House w/ Dum Dum Girls, Betty Who, Mutual Benefit
Spin at Mohawk w/ Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls, Charli XCX, Angel Olsen
The Paste Party
Pitchfork Day Party w/ DJ Rashad, Speedy Ortiz, Perfect Pussy
You’re Here! Music + Interactive Day Show at Up Collective

iTunes Festival w/ Kendrick Lamar / ScHoolboy Q / Isiaiah Rashad note: badges
NPR Showcase w/ St. Vincent / Damon Albarn
Vans at Mohawk w/ Tyler, The Creator, ††† (crosses), The Black Angels
Red Bull Soundselect w/ Earl Sweatshirt
BrooklynVegan official nighttime SX showcase w/ Against Me!, Touche Amore, The Front Bottoms
JanSport Bonfire Sessions w/ Cloud Nothings and Kurt Viles
G.O.O.D Music w/ Big Sean, Pusha T note: link w/ details TBA

Thursday, March 13th

All Day
Hype Hotel w/ Dum Dum Girls, Future Islands, London Grammar
Red Carpet Rollout
The Midgetmen’s Jumpstart Texas
MTV’s Woodie Festival w/ Childish Gambino, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea

Fader Fort w/ Chromeo, Jeremih/Shlohmo, Sam Smith
Spotify House (Day 4) w/ Warpaint, DJ Rashad, MØ
Waterloo Day Parties w/ Charli XCX, Gary Numan, Aloe Blacc, A Great Big World
IFC Fairgrounds w/ Vance Joy
Stereogum at Mohawk w/ Cloud Nothings, Speedy Ortiz, Fucked Up
Filter Magazine Showdown at Cedar Street w/ London Grammar
The Paste Party
Pitchfork Day Party w/ Fucked Up, Lunice, Isaiah Rashad
Universal Music Group Experience ’14 w/ The Kooks, Blondfire, American Authors
Thrasher Magazine: Death Match w/ Tyler, The Creator, Fucked Up, Ryan Hemsworth 
You’re Here! Music + Interactive Day Show at Up Collective (Day 2)

iTunes Festival w/ Soundgarden note: badges
Mad Decent w/ Riff Raff and MØ
A$AP Mob at Mohawk
Red Bull Soundselect w/ Twin Shadow
Dr. Martens at SX 2014 w/ Real Estate

Friday, March 14th

All Day
Hype Hotel w/ The 1975, HAERTS, Kelis
Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion w/ Lisa Marie Presley, Matisyahu, Kris Allen
Tumblr House w/ BANKS, Dum Dum Girls, Vic Mensa

Fader Fort w/ MØ, Young Thug, Joywave
Spotify House w/ Real Estate, Vance Joy, Shakey Graves
Windish Day Party at the Mohawk w/ Phantogram, Chet Faker
Filter Magazine Showdown at Cedar Street (Day 1) w/ BADBADNOTGOOD
SPIN at Stubb’s w/ Schoolboy Q, Cloud Nothings, Warpaint, Againt Me!
Universal Music Group Experience ’14 w/ Aloe Blacc, The 1975
Under the Radar SXSW Day Party w/ Charli XCX
Eye in the Sky Collective: The Future of Music Showcase

Mass Appeal x Grooveshark w/ Nas, BoB, A$AP Mob, Flying Lotus
Red Bull Soundselect w/ Sleigh Bells
iTunes Festival w/ Pitbull / ZEDD / G.R.L note: badges
Dr. Martens at SX 2014 w/ Washed Out, Perfect Pussy
Foster the People Performing Free Show
Fools Gold w/ A-Trak, Migos, Travi$ Scott
ATC at Mohawk w/ Warpaint, Band of Skulls, Jeremiah Jae
Madison House Official Showcase w/ Mobb Deep, Hieroglyphics
Pitchfork Official Showcase w/ Real Estate, Forest Swords note: badges
Communion Records Showcase w/ Vance Joy, Sam Smith, Tennis note: badges
HARD FEST w/ Boys Noize

Saturday, March 15th

All Day
Hype Hotel w/ Gary Numan, Washed Out, Chloe Howl
Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion (Day 1) w/ Andrew Belle, Suzanne Vega
Ty Segall & Panache Booking Present SPIDER HOUSE RAGER

Waterloo Day Parties w/ Jake Bugg, Talib Kweli, The 1975
Fader Fort w/ TBA
Thrasher Magazine: Death Match w/ Lil B, Perfect Pussy
Vibe at Mohawk w/ Slaughterhouse
Check Yo Ponytail w/ Trash Talk, Dum Dum Girls
Rachel Ray’s Feedback w/ Ceelo Green, Blondie, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Yelawolf
The Wild Honey Pie & Pretty Much Amazing: The Beehive w/ Kishi Bashi, Miniature Tigers
Eye in the Sky Collective: The Future of Music Showcase

Red Bull Soundselect w/ Danny Brown
iTunes Festival w/ Keith Urban / Willie Nelson / Mickey Guyton  note: badges
Flosstradamus Presents… at Mohawk
Neon Gold w/ Miami Horror, MØ, Maigc Man
Childish Gambino Headlining Free Show at Butler Park
AllHipHop Presents: A$AP Mob at SX 2014
Ray-Ban x Boiler Room w/ Four Tet
Stubb’s Saturday Showcase with Toadies, The 1975
Urban Outfitters Presents: After Fest x Making Time

Sunday, March 16th

Austin Metal Showcase 2014
SX Leftovers Showcase


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