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El Paso catches SXSW music windfall

El Paso catches SXSW music windfall
MGN Online
Positively El Paso
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 6:32pm

Each year, thousands of musicians, publicists, and fans travel to Austin, TX for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. The festival, now in its 27th year, the festival expects to bring over 30,000 attendees and thousands of bands to Austin.

El Paso is not immune to the windfall of SXSW, however. As bands travel to or from Austin on their from the festival, many stop to play shows in El Paso. This year is no exception. Beginning Saturday evening, bands will begin playing around the El Paso and Las Cruces area. We've compiled a short list of the bands playing in the coming week as they travel to or from SXSW.

Saturday, March 7th

  • West by South West WXSW 2014 Kickoff - Lowbrow Palace & Black Market
    • In the Valley Below, Calvin Love, Wild Ones, GRMLN, Dune Rats
  • So Sick Fest 2014 Part 1 - Proper Printshop
    • Mirror Men, Summer Twins, Mr. Elevator, The Garden, Big Ti*s, Warm Soda, Nalgadas, The Abigails, Mozes & The Firstborn, Peach Kelli Pop, Cosmonauts, Gap Dream
  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.
    • Children of Bodom

Sunday, March 9th

  • WXSW 2014 - Lowbrow Palace
    • Vertical Scratchers, Kiven, Los Santanicos
  • EPAPS Presents - Epic El Paso - 510 N. Stanton
    • Get Shot!, Alien Time Machine, Snappy Crotch Kicks, SlutHammer
  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.
    • Jonny Craig

Tuesday, March 11th

  • WXSW 2014 - Lowbrow Palace
    • Pizza Underground (Ft. Macaulay Cullkin), Toby Goodshank, Our Friend the Mountain

Wednesday, March 12th

  • EPAPS Presents - Epic El Paso - 510 N. Stanton
    • Upset! (ex-Best Coast, Vivian Girls, Hole), Wall Dream

Friday, March 14th

  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.
    • Fuel

Saturday, March 15th

  • WXSW 2014 - Lowbrow Place
    • Enjambre, The Chamanas
  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.
    • Fixed Idea

Sunday, March 16th

  • WXSW 2014 - Lowbrow Place
    • Ape Machine, The Young Rapscallions, Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas
  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.
    • Moving Units

Monday, March 17th

  • So! Sick! Fest 2014 - Part 2 -Lowbrow Palace
    • Audacity, Guantanamo Baywatch, Nightmare Boyzzz, JC Satan, Dirty Fences, Lecherous Gaze, Boom!, Miijas, Lake of Fire

Tuesday, March 18th

  • WXSW 2014 - Lowbrow Place
    • The Coathangers, Mijjas + more
  • Tricky Falls - 209 S. El Paso St.m (SOLD OUT)
    • Bring Me the Horizon, Of Mice & Men

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