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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...


EPIC RUINS to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
Though the show is not sanctioned, Fort Worth super-group EPIC RUINS will be performing in downtown Austin during SXSW at Skinny’s Ballroom and Radio Station (115 San Jacinto Street, between 2nd Street and Caesar Chavez) as p...



The Orbans to Play SXSW

Anthony Mariani
As I first Tweeted, Fort Worth roots-rockers The Orbans will be playing a sanctioned SWSW showcase this year, bringing the grand total of Fort Worth/817 artists slated to play sanctioned showcases at the annual Austin-located m...


More FW at SXSW: Three More Acts Announced

Anthony Mariani
Fort Worth punks the Mind Spiders, Fort Worth rapper Snow The Product, and Fort Worth R&B sensation The World Famous Tony Williams also will be playing sanctioned showcases at the annual SXSW Music Festival, bringing the gr...