SXSW Showcase Picks: Thursday

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: Wanda Jackson, Continental Club

9pm: Blue Noise Band, Elephant Room

10pm: Frigg-A-Go-Go, Red Eyed Fly

11pm: Cypress Hill, La Zona Rosa

12am: The Figgs, Buffalo Room

1am: Man ... or Astroman?, Emo's

Michael Bertin

8pm: Sally Timms, Saengerrunde Hall

9pm: Jennyanykind, Opal Divine

10pm: Marah, Stubb's

11pm: John Cale, UT Ballroom

12am: Dolly Varden, Opal Divine

1am: Waco Bros., Scholz Garten

Jim Caligiuri

8pm: Sally Timms, Saengerrunde Hall

9pm: Jim Roll, Cactus Cafe

10pm: Red Meat, Maggie Mae's

11pm: Lonesome Bob, Opal Divine

12am: Los Lobos, Austin Music Hall

1am: Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fur, Continental Club

Christopher Gray

8pm: Hotwheels Jr., Blind Pig

9pm: The Forty-Fives, Stubb's

10pm: Mathematic DJs, Velvet

11pm: Fastbacks, Waterloo Brewing

12am: The Blacks, Saengerrunde Hall

1am: Barkers, Opal Divine

Raoul Hernandez

8pm: Sally Timms, Saengerrunde Hall

9pm: Blue Noise Band, Elephant Room

10pm: Marah, Stubb's

11pm: Therapy?, Gallery Lombardi

12am: Groovie Ghoulies, Emo's

1am: Sixteen Deluxe, Beerland

Christopher Hess

8pm: Hotwheels Jr., Blind Pig

9pm: Jennyanykind, Opal Divine

10pm: Poster Children, Waterloo Brewing

11pm: Eric Mingus, Elephant Room

12am: Blue Rags, Hole in the Wall

1am: Sex Mob, Elephant Room

Mindy LaBernz

8pm: Daryll-Ann, Waterloo Brewing

9pm: Lucky Bishops, Atomic Cafe

10pm: Cotton Mather, Gallery Lombardi

11pm: Bramhall, Antone's

12am: Baby Lemonade, Blind Pig

1am: The High Fidelity, Park Ave

Andy Langer

8pm: Songwriters in the Round, Soho

9pm: Tara MacLean, Mercury

10pm: Captain Audio, Ritz Lounge

11pm: Cypress Hill, La Zona Rosa

12am: South Park Mexican, Back Room

1am: Bob Schneider Big Band, Antone's

David Lynch

8pm: Sally Timms, Saengerrunde Hall

9pm: Kitty Gordon, Babe's

10pm: Robert Bradley' Blackwater Surprise, Antone's

11pm: John Cale, UT Ballroom

12am: Mittens, Empanada Parlour

1am: Del the Funky Homosapien, Velvet Patio (1:30am)

Jerry Renshaw

8pm: Wanda Jackson, Continental Club

9pm: The Gimmicks, Emo's

10pm: Marah, Stubb's

11pm: Split Lit Rayfield, Scholz Garten

12am: Steve Earle, Stubb's

1am: Waco Bros., Scholz Garten

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