Unofficial Parties & Free Shows

Don't have a badge but still want to get in on all the music SXSW brings with it? Well, lucky for you there are unofficial shows out the wazoo! Below you'll find our best effort at an exhaustive list of these shows. Bear in mind that the lineups and schedules change often during the anarchy of the festival. Got a show we should know about? Email the details – date, time, location, and band name – to

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