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Mo' Music SXSW Picks: Part 1

By Rob Cohen, March 7, 2014, 1:00pm, The Gay Place

Confused as to what to do this week, dear queer? Cozy up and let's get filled in on the free and not-so-free official music happenings.


Yeast by Sweet Beast 2014
Joyful noise free for all the girls and boys.
March 8-10, 4pm, Chain Drive. Free.

The Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner
DJ/rupture pays tribute to little known but influential composer Julius Eastman.
Friday, 7:30pm, McCullough Theatre, UT campus. Free.

Tumblr presents: Fuck Yeah! The Sequel
Solid gold sounds from indie rock god Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, EMA, No Age, and more.
Friday, 6:30pm, Mohawk. Free with RSVP.


The Hood Internet 12am, Red 7 Patio, official showcase
Like a ratchet Avalanches, these DJs can mix anything together into a Heisenberg-quality product.

Mirah 10:30pm, St. David's Bethel Hall, official showcase;
Wednesday, 3:30pm, Cheer Up Charlie's, Free.

Miracle-voiced Mirah is what really controls the tides of the ocean.

She Sir 11pm, Lit Lounge Upstairs, official showcase
She Sir: the music makers and dreamers of dream rock.

Blue Eyed Blacks
8pm, Valhalla, official showcase
Check out the swoony stylings of this charmer of the highway strip.


Foreign Mothers 12:40am, Beerland, Free
The gang of three Austin punks make you shake that junk in yo trunk.

Chromeo 1am, Hype Hotel, official showcase
Pick up that ho Sheila, and take her dancing.

Kelela with Dum Dum Girls, Charli XCX, 12-5pm, Mohawk, Free with RSVP
Buzzy brassy babes abound at the Spin Day Showcase.

Trust 1am, Swan Dive, official showcase
Grimy goth pop with a sonic swoon.

For more recommendations check out The Gay Place this week and the GayTX Fun Guide out Friday, March 7.

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