This list is for your teens, the ones that are too old to do all of the Family Friendly Events During SX, but are too young to hit up the 21+ venues. Here is our roundup of some cool All Ages Shows During SX.
>> Monday, Mar. 10 >
— Altercation Records 9th Annual Kickoff Bash (Unofficial) @ Metal and Lace, 8 pm – 1 am -> Free, no badges required. Music from Sniper 66, Lost in Society, American Pinup, The Hangouts, Svetlanas, New Red Scare, The Sharp Lads, and Riverside.
>> Tuesday, Mar. 11 >
— Proper Entertainment Showcase Day One (Unofficial) @ Symphony Square Amphitheater, 12 pm – 12 am -> Free, no badges required. Music from Sons of Fathers, Ruby Jane, Roxy Roca, KP & the Boom Boom, Mike Love and more.
>> Wednesday, Mar. 12 >
— Death Match Day One (Unofficial) @ Historic Scoot Inn, 5 pm – 1 am -> Free, no badges required. Music from The Black Lips, Dead Stars, Arctic, Radkey, Zig Zags, The Bots, Trash Talk and more.
— 2nd Annual Hip-Hop Pow Wow (Unofficial) @ The Eastern, 12 – 6 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Gavlyn, Self Provoked, Pawz One, Acid Reign, OT23, Clomakers, International Maverick and more.
— KGSR Live Broadcast Day One (Official) @ The W Hotel, 6 – 10 am -> Suggested donation of $5 goes to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, no badge required. Music from Noah Gundersen, Ellie King, London Grammar, The Colourist, Bob Schneider and more.
— KUTX Live at the Four Seasons Day One @ The Four Seasons, 7 – 11 am -> $10 admission that gets you a breakfast taco, granola and unlimited coffee, no badges required. Music from Wild Child, Lucius, Typhoon, Rodney Crowell.
— Waterloo Records (Official) Day One @ Waterloo Records, 12 – 7 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from La Luz, Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz, Hospitality, Wild Child, Robert Ellis and Tony Joe White.
— Pitchfork Day Party Day One @ French Legation Museum, 12 – 7 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from DJ Rashad + DJ Spinn, Speedy Ortiz, Ex Hex, Cashmer Cat, Empress Of, Coachwhips, Protomartyr, Single Mothers and more.
— Austin School of Rock’s Scholz Day Party (Unofficial) @ Scholz Garten, 1 – 6 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from bands whose members are all under 18 years old.
— Totally Cool Totally Art Teen Showcase (Unofficial) @ Rosewood Recreation Center, 1 – 5 pm -> Free, no badges required. An open mic for the youth, music from SaulPaul, Grace London, Peterson Brothers Band and Annie & Kate.
— Mexican American Experience Day One (Unoffilcial) @ Mexican American Cultural Center, 6 – 11 pm -> Free, no badge required. Music from Little Joe Y La Familia, Gary Hobbs, Ashley Borrero, Street People and The Tiara Girls.
> Continuing events:
- Proper Entertainment Showcase Day Two w/ Eagle Claw, Phranchyze and more.
>> Thursday, Mar. 14 >
— South by San Jose (Unofficial) Day One @ Hotel San Jose, 12 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Temples, Spanish Gold, Ana Tijoux, Lou Ann Barton, Benjamin Booker and more.
— Heatwave (Unofficial) @ Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 12 – 9 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Love Inks, Monokino, Breton, Dems, The Standards and more.
— Altercation Records Free Ya Salty Dog (Unofficial) @ The Aquarium on 6th, 12 – 10 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Stand Alones, The Obvious, Avenue Rockers, New Red Scare, Lost in Society and more.
— Outdoor Stage @ Butler Park (Official), 3 – 10 pm -> Free, must get a Guest Pass, either online or on site. Music from Los Lonely Boys, Vintage Trouble, and a Jimi Hendrix Celebration with Slash, Rushy Anderson, Dave & Phil Alvin, Perry & Etty Farrell and more.
> Continuing events:
- KGSR Live Broadcast Day Two w/ Lucius, Phantogram, G. Love & the Special Sauce, The Hold Steady, The Mowgli’s and more.
- KUTX Live at The Four Seasons w/ Kins, Phox, the Bright Light Social Hour and Wye Oak.
- Waterloo Records Day Two w/ Aloe Blacc, The Orwells, Charli XCX, Gary Numan, Cash Cash and more.
- Pitchfork Day Party Day Two w/ Lunic, Classixx, Future Islands, Eagulls, Mutual Benefit and more.
- Death Match Day Two w/ Tyler the Creator, Windhand, Destruction Unit, together PANGEA, Rat King and more.
- Proper Entertainment Showcase Day Three w/ Zeale, Henry + the Invisibles, The Suffers, Holiday Mountain and more.
>> Friday, Mar. 14 >
— Peelander-Fest @ The Grackle, 12 – 7 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Paper Lions, Infinity Shred, Won Fu, Those Darlins, Peelander-Z and more.
— Music by the Slice Day One @ Homeslice Pizza, 12 -8 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Gossling, Lost in the Trees, The Whigs, Splashh, The Pack A.D., Saint Rich, Roadkill Ghost Choir and more.
— Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion Day One @ Whole Foods Market Downtown, 10 am – 10 pm -> Free with RSVP, no badges required. Music from Matisyahu, Lisa Marie Presley, Kris Allen, OK Sweetheart, G. Love and more.
— A Grand Ole Time in Austin Day Party (Unofficial) @ Maria’s Taco Xpress, 11 am – 9:30 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Jon Byrd, Kevin Gordon, Mike Stinson, The Wagoneers, Charlie Faye and more.
— Girls Rock Austin (Unofficial) Day Party @ Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 11:30 am -> Free, no badges required. Sick/Sea, Buffalo Daughter, The Cold and Lovely, Charlie Belle Music, Mal Blum, Feral Future and more.
— XSXSW 7 Hillgrass Bluebilly Showcase @ Austin Moose Lodge No. 1735, 6 pm – 12:30 am -> $10, no badges required. Music from Left Lane Cruiser, Possessed by Paul James, The Boomswagglers, Pewee More and more.
> Continuing events:
- South by San Jose Day Two w/ The Dum Dum Girls, Robert Ellis, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Avi Buffalo, The Tontons, The Black Lips and more.
- KGSR Live Broadcast Day Three w/ ZZ Ward, Jamestown Revival, Belle Brigade, Boy and Bear, Saints of Valory and more.
- KUTX Live at The Four Seasons Day Three w/ Mother Falcon, Andrew Belle and Lee Fields and the Expressions.
- Death Match Day Three w/ Judge, Youth Code, Iron Reagan, Ruby the Hatchet and more.
>> Saturday, Mar. 15 >
— Outdoor Stage @ Butler Park, 12 – 10 pm -> Free, must get a Guest Pass, either online or on site. Music from DJ Jester the Filipino Fist, Take Me to The River, Lion Babe, The Cool Kids, and Childish Gambino.
— Altercation Records Punk Rock BBQ (Unofficial) @ The Vortex, 12 pm -> Free, no badges required. Music from Riverboat Gamblers, The Beaumonts, New Red Scare, Avenue Rockers, Grizzly and more.
— Love. on the lawn @ Central Market North Lamar, 12 – 9 pm -> $10 suggested donation, no badges required. Music from Jitterbug Vipers, Gina Chavez, Ginger Leigh Band, The Belle Sounds and more.
> Continuing events:
- Waterloo Records Day Four w/ Skaters, The 1975, Mobb Deep, Talib Kweli, Jake Bugg and more.
- South by San Jose Day Three w/ Tinariwen, Avid Dancer, Cody Chesnutt, Syd Arthur and more.
- Music by the Slice Day Two w/ Avi Buffalo, the Octopus Project, Saint Rich and more.
- Quantum Collective Southwest Invasion Day Two w/ The Growl, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Bleaux, Suzanne Vega, Dirty Vegas and more.
- Death Match Day Four w/ Lil B, Natural Child, Vic Mensa and more.
- KGSR Live Broadcast Day Four w/ Wild Cub, Jetta, Suzanne Vega, Vance Joy and more.
- KUTX Live at The Four Seasons Day Four w/ Asgeir, Black Pistol Fire, Shinyribs and Tinariwen.
>> Sunday, Mar. 16 >
— Mad Tiger Festival Unofficial SX 2014 @ Kenny Dorham’s Backyard, 12 pm -> Art, music, magic and fun, this annual family party will feature music from The Octopus Project, Peelander-Z, Anthropos Arts and the McCallum High School Samba Knights. Event is FREE with RSVP on Do512 Family and we’ll be at the event with swag and crafts!
Have fun rockin in the free world!