The Flaming Lips concert – SXSW 2013

The music leg of South by Southwest kicked off on Tuesday night in Austin, TX with Coldplay performing their first American show in over a year. The music portion of SXSW will run until March 16th and performances will take place all across the city of Austin. Coldplay wasn’t the only big name to start the arguably most interesting part of the month’s festivities – 50 CentImagine Dragons, and Machine Gun Kelly all brought their talents to ATX. It was also announced that Kanye WestJay Z and Lady GaGa will perform throughout the week – making this year the festival’s largest lineup ever.


Notable performers:

Wednesday, March 12th:
Charli XCX @ The Gatsby
Kelis @ Stubb’s
The Kooks @ Parish
Lisa Marie Presley @ Trinity Hall
Meg Myers @ Red Eyed Fly
Nina Nesbitt @ Latitude 30
Sam SmithHaven
Tech N9ne @ The Main
Tyler the Creator @ Mohawk Outdoor

Thursday, March 13th:
Bipolar Sunshine @ Bar 96
Black LipsThe Main
Blondie @ Yahoo’s Brazos Hall
Kirin J Callinan @ Cheer Up Charlie’s
London Grammar @ Hype Hotel
Matisyahu @ The Gatsby
Melissa Etheridge @ Paramount Theatre
Sage the Gemini @ Austin Music Hall
Steve Aoki @ Austin Music Hall
Tinashe @ Hype Hotel
Wiz Khalifa @ Austin Music Hall
Young the Giant @ Chevrolet Courtyard

Friday, March 14th:
Albert Hammond Jr. @ Austin Ballroom
Deap VallyTrinity Hall
Foster the People @ Lady Bird Lake
Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger @ Palm Door
Julian Casablancas @ Chevrolet Courtyard
Mike Will Made It @ The North Door
Nas @ Austin Music Hall
Pitbull @ Moody Theater
Solange @ Cheer Up Charlie’s

Saturday, March 15th:
Asher Roth @ Blackheart
B.o.B @ Yahoo’s Brazos Hall
Deep Cotton @ Bungalow
Erykah Badu @ Bungalow
Future @ Emo’s
Ingrid Michaelson @ Austin Music Hall
Keith Urban @ Moody Theater
Ludacris @ Doritos Stage
Mac Miller @ Scoot Inn
Skrillex @ The Main
Snoop Dogg @ Star Building Rooftop

The Jay Z & Kanye West show location will not be announced until the day of, so be on the lookout! Also be sure to check your surroundings while in Austin as many musicians are famous for performing in random, unannounced locations (Jack White performed in a parking lot two years ago)! For the entire SXSW lineup please click here.

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