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Charlie Belle plays the Girls Rock Austin day party at Cherrywood Coffeehouse, today, 2pm.
Charlie Belle plays the Girls Rock Austin day party at Cherrywood Coffeehouse, today, 2pm. (by John Leach)

GAYin' MOBILE Don't forget! Our full gAyTX Fun Guide is also available on your mobile appliance, courtesy of the Austin Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Check us out, smartly at m.aglcc.org/sxsw.

ON OUR GAYDAR

SXSW MUSIC: GOD-DES & SHE Soul. Rap. Divalicious. Lick it. Lick it, good. Malaia World Lounge, 300 E. Sixth, 762-2000. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

FANCY AS F*©K FEST Spanking, zines (B.E.T.C.H. and more), vegan cupcakes, screen printing from Liberty or Death, and of course, local music, featuring Bitterheart Society, Jeepneys, Agent Ribbons, Spooky Qs, and the Shondes all to benefit Project ABC, bettering the state of queer health care in Austin. Come fancy. Give a fuck. noon-9pm. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free; $5 donation suggested.

OUTLANDER SPRING FESTIVAL The Outlander Project brings you local and touring LGBT music, including: Lisa Marshall, Sister Speak, KP & the Boom Booms, the Shondes, God-Des & She, Melissa Ferrick, the Gender Benders, and more. Through Sat., March 17. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth, 320-8823. Free.

GIRLS ROCK Austin Day Party Charlie Belle, Schmillion, White Mystery, and more. 2pm. Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38½. Free and open to the public.

SXSW FILM: LIAR Fourteen-year-old Tara's boyfriend comes out to her to much hurt and confusion. 4:30pm. Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 707-8262. Badges and tickets at the door.

AMY RAY Let this girl turn your mood indigo. 5:45pm. The Ginger Man, 301 Lavaca, 473-8801. Free.

THE SHONDES Trust us, you'll wanna take these babes home to mama. 7:30pm. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free and open to the public.

Stanley Roy plays at the Institution Theater, tonight, 10pm.
Stanley Roy plays at the Institution Theater, tonight, 10pm. (by Shelley Hiam)

SOUTH BI SO QUEER Escape SXSW and let the 3 Dollar Bills and special guests Stanley Roy and Holly Lorka hold you, thrill you, kiss you, drill you. 10pm-1am. Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury, 895-9580.

SXSW MUSIC: IMPERIAL TEEN The godfathers of the new queer twee. 11:30pm. Frank, 407 Colorado, 494-6916. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

SXSW MUSIC: YACHT Geographically diverse collective of smarty parts electro cuties bring it out of Shangri LA. 12:30am. Clive Bar, 609 Davis, 494-4120. Badges and tickets at the door. www.teamyacht.com.

SXSW MUSIC: GIRL IN A COMA The hot holy trinity from San Antonio loves rock (You bet we love 'em). 1am. Easy Tiger Patio, 709 E. Sixth. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

SXSW MUSIC: the TING TINGS Its cheer-squad pop is going a li'l harder and deeper on its new Sounds From Nowheresville. 1am. Stubb's, 801 Red River, 480-8341. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

HO-RIZON

DAN X.O. SXSW BBQ BASH III The French Inhales' Dan X.O. presents Cop Warmth, Sweet Pups, Broncho, and more. Sat., March 17, 1:30-7:30pm. 2208 E. 18th. Free.

PEREZ HILTON'S ONE NIGHT IN AUSTIN Miguel, B.o.B., Timbaland, the Ting Tings, Dev, Ed Sheeran, Kreayshawn, Cher Lloyd, Kimbra, Cris Cab, Dragonette, and probably more at this annual consecration of all thing Perez, this year to benefit VH1's Save the Music Foundation. Sat., Mar. 17, 8pm. Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces, 263-4146. $25 donation.

SXSW MUSIC: MELISSA FERRICK Singer-songwriter cum laude. Sat., March 17, 8pm. Stephen F.'s Bar & Terrace, 701 Congress, 457-8800.

SXSW MUSIC: NEW ORLEANS BOUNCE SHOWCASE Poppin', clappin', booty tappin' featuring Katey Red, Magnolia Rhome, Nicky da B, and more. Sat., March 17, 8pm. Malaia World Lounge, 300 E. Sixth, 762-2000. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

SXSW MUSIC: VOCKAH REDU The crown prince of booty bounce! (Bounce fans: Start here then hoof it over to Malaia!) Sat., March 17, 8pm. Mohawk, 912 Red River, 482-8404.

GAYBIGAYGAY Austin's faggoty Woodstock, Bumbershoot, Burning Man, Mardi Gras, Disney World, Dollywood, Folsom Street, the Vatican, and oh, SXSW rolled into one. And this year, with LIFEGUARDS! See Gay Place for full details for what may be the last of this best queer fest. Featuring Ssssstormshelter, Deadships, Metal Fist, the Shondes, Christeene, Rind, Jeepneys, Sunny Reaper, Kaia Wilson, Terri Lord, Chainbow, Carletta Sue Kay, A tag team of bounce artists from New Orleans, and John Cameron Mitchell and the Mattachine Dance Party DJs, and more. All day; all gay! Sort of. Sun., March 18, noon-12mid. Carson Creek Ranch, 9501 Sherman Rd., just north of ABIA and east of 183. Free and open to the public. All ages.

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