SXSW Showcase Picks: Friday

Thanks to the sheer number of bands, the nature of SXSW is one of conflicting times and schedules. Naturally, we then told our critics choose only one; one band, six slots, three nights. They'll naturally be there, too -- if only for a song.

Greg Beets

8pm: Monkey Paw, Beerland

9pm: Black Halos, Emo's

10pm: Roger McGuinn, Cactus Cafe

11pm: Supagroup, Gallery Lombardi

12am: Brown Whörnet, Ruta Maya

1am: Streetwalkin' Cheetahs, Red Eyed Fly

Michael Bertin

8pm: Gomez (7:30pm), La Zona Rosa

9pm: Beaver Nelson, Copper Tank

10pm: Matthew Ryan, Antone's

11pm: Creeper Lagoon, La Zona Rosa

12am: Nashville Pussy, Stubb's

1am: Friends of Dean Martinez, Copper Tank

Jim Caligiuri

8pm: Tom House, Cactus Cafe

9pm: Star Room Boys, Speakeasy

10pm: Chuck Prophet, Continental Club

11pm: Mike Ireland, Ritz

12am: Dave Alvin, Continental Club

1am: Red Elvises, Caucus Club

Christopher Gray

8pm: Jim Lauderdale, Austin Music Hall

9pm: DJ Muppetfucker, Twist

10pm: Camaro Hair, Soho Lounge

11pm: Creeper Lagoon, La Zona Rosa

12am: Hippiehaus, Saengerrunde Hall

1am: Orange Mothers, Ruta Maya

Raoul Hernandez

8pm: Rubberroom, Back Room

9pm: Black Halos, Emo's

10pm: Beachwood Sparks, Emo's

11pm: Vue, Emo's

12am: Brown Whörnet, Ruta Maya

1am: Friends of Dean Martinez, Copper Tank

Christopher Hess

8pm: Monroe Mustang, Park Ave

9pm: Ugly Casanova, Emo's

10pm: Hank Williams III, Stubb's

11pm: Supersuckers, Stubb's

12am: Doug Sahm Tribute, Antone's

1am: Salaryman, Atomic Cafe

Mindy LaBernz

8pm: Gomez (7:30pm), La Zona Rosa

9pm: Beaver Nelson, Copper Tank

10pm: Whiskeytown, Austin Music Hall

11pm: Creeper Lagoon, La Zona Rosa

12am: Elliot Smith, La Zona Rosa

1am: The Frogs, Gallery Lombardi

Andy Langer

8pm: Yo-Yo's, Emo's

9pm: Kevin Kinney, Scholz Garten

10pm: Tom Freund, Copper Tank

11pm: Shivaree, Pecan St.

12am: Kris McKay, Pecan St.

1am: Mike Viola & the Candy Butchers, Blind Pig

David Lynch

8pm: Monkey Paw, Beerland

9pm: Upsilon Acrux, Atomic Cafe

10pm: Gospel According to Austin, UT Ballroom

11pm: Mike Rosenthal, Empanada Parlour

12am: Elliott Smith, La Zona Rosa

1am: Dyana, Cue Lounge

Jerry Renshaw

8pm: Red Star Belgrade, Speakeasy

9pm: Knife in the Water, Park Ave

10pm: Hank Williams III, Stubb's

11pm: Murder City Devils, Emo's

12am: Bottle Rockets, Scholz Garten

1am: Streetwalkin' Cheetahs, Red Eyed Fly

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