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SXFW

Headed to Austin this week? See some Fort Worth music. Or else.
Hearsay
Since the late 1990s, when I first started attending South by Southwest, I’ve complained so much about the annual music festival and conference that you’d think I was talking about some family reunion I’d been forced to g...


SXSW Parties w/FW Bands

Anthony Mariani
Even though Burning Hotels and Calhoun are performing on the first night of the annual music festival and conference South-By-Southwest, Tue, Mar 13, both Fort Worth indie-rock bands will be staying (partying?) in Austin throug...



Quaker City Night Hawks Backing Jenny O. at SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Los Angeles singer-songwriter Jenny O., who has toured with Leon Russell and Ben Harper and recently joined Paul McCartney, Lou Reed, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, and Fiona Apple in contributing a song to Rave On, a Buddy...


SXSW Adds More Fort Worth Bands

Anthony Mariani
An updated list of bands invited to play sanctioned showcases as part of SXSW came out today, and three 817 artists –– Complete, Fungi Girls, and Hudson Moore –– have been added, joining Burning Hotels and Mind Spiders,...



SXSW Wrap-Up

Two of our intrepid reporters offer dispatches from the front lines.
ANTHONY MARIANI
I was about four beers into my 12-pack when I realized Taiwan was not in Japan. One of my new Taiwanese friends, who had told me his unpronounceable-by-me name only five or six times while hanging out on the hotel patio after a...


“Pioneer” Wins at SXSW

Jimmy Fowler
Pioneer, the short film produced by Fort Worth’s James M. Johnston and directed by Texas filmmaker David Patrick Lowery, has won the jury prize for Best Narrative Short at this year’s South by Southwest in Austin. Congrats ...



North Texas Filmmakers at SXSW

Kristian Lin
We’ve been busy giving you the info on local bands playing at South by Southwest, but some North Texas films will be playing the Austin festival, too. Of the two feature films from this area, the more interesting one is s...


More FW Blood at SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Founded by native Fort Worthian Andrew Kenny, the Austin-based shoe-gazey Wooden Birds are about to release their sophomore effort, Two Matchsticks, and play some shows in Austin during the annual SXSW Music Festival and Confer...



Fort Worth at SXSW Finalized (Almost)

Anthony Mariani
Naturally, though eight Fort Worth bands are playing SXSW-sanctioned showcases this year, most of them are on Wednesday, the first night of the festival, when Austin is awash in bad black dye jobs (Ken Shimamoto’s quip) and f...


Eyes Wings and Many Other Things to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
One of our favorite experimental projects, Eyes Wings and Many Other Things (Dallas’ Colin Arnold and ex-Fort Worthian Sean French), will be playing a non-sanctioned showcase during SXSW (mid-March), the annual music festival...