Want to take advantage of all the excitement during SXSW? Check out these events today!


–> Events for Families:

Family Music Meltdown @ Pan Am Park, 3 – 7:30 p.m. — RAIN or SHINE
Admission and parking are free at this event that features lots of children’s entertainers, including Big Don, The Jellydots, The Que Pastas, Gina Chavez, Ralph’s World, Koo Koo Kanga Roo and The Not­Its. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Keep up with all of the latest event info on the Family Music Meltdown Facebook page. And get the schedule of events here.


Unofficial South X San Jose featuring The Golden Dawn Arkestra & more @ Hotel San Jose, noon
This annual party is free and open to the public. Check out music from
Golden Dawn Arkestra, Israel Nash, Not in the Face, The Eastern Sea & More. (Check their Facebook page for any updates regarding weather.)

 — Waterloo Records Day Party @ Waterloo Records, 12-6 p.m.
Free shows, all ages, no wristbands required. Autograph signings after the shows. Lineup includes AWOLNATION, Will Butler, Twin Peaks & more. (Check their Facebook page for any updates regarding weather.)

Update:  3rd Annual HOPE ReCreate @HOPE Outdoor Gallery has been POSTPONED to THURSDAY
Check out live mural artwork by 40+ artists (local and national). HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) Campaign and Spratx will be at the event slangin’ merchandise, art materials, and apparel.

Wondering if shows will go on in the rain? Your best bet is to check the twitter or facebook for event listings to confirm.

–> Check out this list of Family Friendly Events During SXSW that happen throughout the week!