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SXSW Music Review: Viagra Boys
Stockholm irony punks contort mass hypnosis
"...Boys’ first SXSW set on Wednesday night on the Swan Dive patio, leader of the pack Sebastian Murphy lay..."

March 14, 2019 SXSW Post by Elise Barbin

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
As September speeds by, here's a cull of tunes to keep you dry
"...G-Funk, and Mamahawk continue their celestial September residency at Swan Dive...."

Sept. 14, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Austin Free Week 2017
"...Annabelle Chairlegs at Swan Dive..."

Jan. 10, 2017 Photo Gallery

Playback: Off With Their Fez!
Lovejoys gets priced off of Sixth Street, Swan Dive pulls back from live music, and the Blind Pets plot their own fundraising scheme.
"...priced out of the expensive Downtown market. The popular dive, with varied imports and inexpensive craft beers on tap,..."

July 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...Dent May 10:15pm, Swan Dive He ditched the ukulele, but Dent May maintains..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Free Week 2018
"...Calliope Musicals at Swan Dive..."

Jan. 8, 2018 Photo Gallery

Friday Picks & Sleepers
TGIFriday of SXSW, blurb by blurb
"...7:30pm, Swan Dive Austin psych trio the Boxing Lesson finally broke..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

31 Bands From Free Week 2019
"...Carrie Fussell at Swan Dive..."

Jan. 8, 2019 Photo Gallery

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...into their exponentially self-aware debut extended play, 2017's Slow Dive, which touches upon "substance use, abuse and recovery, non-traditional..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

10 Austin Acts to Catch at Free Week 2020
Free Week bands you’ll be hearing more about in the coming 12 months
"...Freeman King Woot & the Holy Nah NahFri. 3, Swan Dive, 12mid..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Eight International All-Stars at SXSW Music
"...WestermanWed. 13, Swan Dive Patio, 9pm; British Music Embassy @ Latitude 30,..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Austin Music Atlas
A primer for the musically inclined
"...the border between the Red River District and Downtown, Swan Dive (615 Red River) is both a live music..."

June 14, 2016 AAN Post by Emily Gibson

Stuck in the Middle
With Julie Goldman, how butch is too butch? How rough is too rough?
"...a lesbian or a black lady? We gotta do diversity!" Generally, they go black...."

April 26, 2013 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

Moontower Wednesday
"...Theater, and a show of blue humor at the Swan Dive, preceded by a showcase of Austin comedians. In..."

April 19, 2013 Arts Feature

SXSW Friday Picks and Sleepers
"...7:30pm, Swan Dive; Fri. 10:10pm, Hotel Vegas Patio; Sat., 10:30pm, Parish..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Wednesday night SXSW blurbs
"...tenor saxist Elias Haslanger has performed with a remarkably diverse group that includes Ellis Marsalis, Asleep at the Wheel,..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
" flourish on new levels altogether, mixed by the diverse musical backgrounds of the fourpiece's members. – Abby Johnston Scott..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

The Drop
Based on a Dennis Lehane story, this disappointing crime drama costars James Gandolfini in his last role.
"...Love it or leave it, this is Tony Soprano’s swan song and, fittingly, Gandolfini’s role as Cousin Marv, a..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tuesday-Wednesday SXSW Live Shots
Tuesday and Wednesday night SXSW showcase reviews
"...Festival next month. – Jim Caligiuri WEDNESDAY: Sharon Van EttenSwan Dive, March 16..."

March 25, 2011 Music Feature

29 Bands From Free Week 2020
"...Hankie Doodle at Swan Dive on January 3, 2020..."

Jan. 7, 2020 Photo Gallery

Faster Than Sound: 10 Fresh Finds at Hot Summer Nights
Ten sunspots on Hot Summer Nights’ triple-digit lineup
"...Charlies, Elysium, Empire Control Room, Mohawk, Scratchouse, Stubb's, and Swan Dive – present marquee homegrown talent including ...And You..."

July 26, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

11 EDM Artists to Help You Find the Beat at SXSW
"...Art School GirlfriendWed. 13, Swan Dive, 9:45pm; Sat. 16, Swan Dive, 8pm Dusky synths..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

18 International Frontwomen at SXSW Music
"...Laura MischWed. 13, Lucille, 12mid; Thu. 14, Swan Dive, 11pm; Sat. 16, Townsend, 1am Not many electronic..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

14 R&B Acts to Soothe Your SXSW Soul
"...Yves JarvisFri. 15, Swan Dive, 10pm Formerly performing as Un Blonde, the Montreal..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Last Week in Live Music: TV On the Radio, Megafauna, Mitski, and More
"...Lizzie Karr and the Meteor Shower at Swan Dive on November 8, 2018..."

Nov. 14, 2018 Photo Gallery

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Wed. 14, Swan Dive Patio, 10:20pm Since forming in 1994 behind Jason..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Angers City Limits
Four French acts crashing our scene for Angers Week
"...12 @ Butterfly Bar, noon-7pm (no cover, all ages); Swan Dive, 9pm: Devin James Fry, Ruby Fray, Cherry Plum..."

Nov. 8, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Gay Place
Being queer gets easier with time
" gonna love somebody else?" Thu., Feb. 11, 9:30pm. Swan Dive, 615 Red River, 512/943-7926. $5. GAYLY AHEAD..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Mom Jeans, Sailor Poon, Calliope Musicals, Zettajoule, Sahara Smith, Falcon
"...Grrrl power was alive and well at Swan Dive as this Free Week showcase drew from Austin's..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Review by Libby Webster

Free Week Live Shots
"...Purple, Tia Carrera, Que Pasa, Pharaohs Swan Dive, Jan. 3..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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