SXSW 2017

Feb 22

As has become a tradition, we have a crazy good bunch of stuff coming up for families in Austin during South by Southwest this year.  Check it out, but note that everything is subject to change:

Family Music Meltdown – Wednesday 3/15 3-6:30

Pan Am Park, 2100 E. 3rd Street

Groundwork Music Orchestra

Red Yarn

The Deedle Deedle Dees

Ralph’s World

Riders Against the Storm

Strumero

El Tule

 

Willie Is For Everyone – Friday 3/17 10-2:30

Austin Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St.

Limited advance tickets available here; there will be walk-up tickets as well

Little Miss Ann

Barton Hills Choir + Ray Benson

Ralph’s World

Red Yarn

Que Pastas

Jon Langford

Nakia

Beth Chrisman

Suzanna Choffel

Sugar Free Allstars

Rockaroni & Cheese

Lucky Diaz

The Deedle Deedle Dees

 

Rock + Read – Saturday 3/18 2:00-5:30

Que Pastas

Riders Against the Storm

Lucky Diaz 

The Deedle Deedle Dees

Little Miss Ann

Joe McDermott

Sugar Free Allstars (IN) 

 

KUTX Live at the Four Seasons

Wednesday 3/15

8:30 Ralph’s World

9:30 Red Yarn

 

Thursday 3/16

8:30 The Que Pastas

9:30 Joe McDermott

 

Friday 3/17

8:30 Lucky Diaz

9:30 The Deedle Deedle Dees

 

Saturday 3/18

9:30 Little Miss Ann

10:30 Sugar Free Allstars

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2017-02-19 Playlist & Stream

Feb 19

Super fun to have Emily Arrow come by! You can watch her whole in-studio below.

1st set
They Might Be Giants – So Crazy for Books
Emily Arrow in-studio

[KUTX – Moona Luna – Would You Like to Dance?

[WJFF/KCMJ – Jellyfish – I Wanna Stay Home

2nd set
Turkey Andersen – Night is a Blanket
ID
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
StevenSteven – Mimic Octopus (new)
Puffy AmiYumi – Puffy’s Rule/Puffy No Rule
Jonathan Richman – Roadrunner
ID

3rd set
Parliament – Party People
Deerhoof – Paradise Girls
Katie Ha Ha Ha – Go Bananas
ID
Dan Zanes – Jamaica Farewell
The Deedle Deedle Dees – The Rocket Went Up
ID
They Might Be Giants – Zeros
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2017-02-12 Playlist & Stream

Feb 12

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – The Bloodmobile
Molly Ledford – Sound and Vision
ID
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Nellie Bly
Dan Zanes – Moonlit Town (in-studio)
Karen K – Do You Believe In Magic (new)
ID
Rachael Yamagata – I’m Going to Go Back There Someday

[KUTX – The not-Its! – puppy Dog

[WJFF/KCMJ – ScribbleMonster – Scrub-A-Dub

2nd set
Dan Wilson – Lullaby
ID
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Mudhoney – I Like To Make Noise
Danny Weinkauf – The Moon Is Made of Cheese
Candy Band – Ken Lost His Head
The So So Glos – Fred Astaire
Mary Timony – Clap Your Hands
ID

3rd set
Gentle Hen – Superhero
The Nields – Superhero Soup
ID
Pointed Man Band – Cardoons (premiere)
ELO – Mr. Blue Sky
ID
They Might Be Giants – Roy G Biv
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2017-02-05 Playlist & Stream

Feb 05

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – I Just Want To Dance
123 Andres in-studio

[KUTX – War – Why Can’t We Be Friends?

2nd set
Quiet Company – At The First Sonogram
ID
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Sippy Cups – Seven is the New Fourteen
David Byrne – Don’t Fence Me In
The Roots – Lovely, Love My Family
The Travoltas – Public Skool
ID

[WJFF/KCMJ – Moondog – Instrumental Round

3rd set
Erin Ivey – Anchor (in-studio)
ID
Red Yarn – Born In The Deep Woods (premiere)
ID
Dan Zanes – We’ve Been Down This Road Before
Katie Ha Ha Ha – All Around the Brickyard
Turkey Andersen – If A Sandwich Was a Sandwich
The Deedle Deedle Dees + Friends – When We Sing Together
ID
They Might Be Giants – Courage the Cowardly Dog
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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HOLY SMOKES what a couple of months we have ahead of us

Feb 02

We’ve got a ton of stuff coming up.

  • Sunday, February 19Spare the Rock Live at the Academy of Music, part of Four Sundays in February!  We’re super excited to return to our original home of Northampton, Massachusetts, to do record an episode of the show live.  We’ll have Dan Zanes, Lloyd H. Miller of the Deedle Deedle Dees, The Stuntmen, Lord Russ, Abbie Morin, Katie Ha Ha Ha, Henning Ohlenbusch doing songs of Turkey Anders, Calvin the Really Big Puppet, a Yo Yo champion, the SHOW Circus Kids, and much more.  We’ll be celebrating the legacy of David Bowie, LGBTQ youth, and more.  Details and tickets at NorthamptonArtsCouncil.org.
  • Wednesday, March 15 through Saturday, March 18 – we’ll have a Spare the Rock Stage at KUTX Live at the Four Seasons…some amazing acts on our stage and on the main stage; we’ll announce more soon.
  • Wednesday, March 15 (rain date March 16) Family Music Meltdown at Pan Am Park, Austin, Texas (during SXSW).  We’ll have sets from Red Yarn, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Ralph’s World, Riders Against the Storm, Strumero, and El Tule…and more!  Free!
  • Friday, March 17Willie Is For Everyone at Scottish Rite Theater.  The lineup for this Willie Nelson tribute is still getting set, but it’ll include Little Miss Ann, the Barton Hills Choir with very special guest Ray Benson, Ralph’s World, Red Yarn, The Que Pastas, Beth Chrisman, Suzanna Choffel, Sugar Free Allstars, Rockaroni & Cheese, Lucky Diaz, and the Deedle Deedle Dees….and more TBA.  Proceeds to benefit the Scottish Rite Theater’s renovations.
  • Saturday, March 18 – Rock & Read at the Domain.  Finalizing the lineup for this too, but it’ll include Riders Against the Storm, Lucky Diaz, the Deedle Deedle Dees, Little Miss Ann, and Sugar Free Allstars.  Free!
  • Saturday, March 25 – The River’s Family Music Meltdown & Book Bash at Smith Voke in Northampton, Massachusetts.  What a lineup, both for authors and music.  Jeff Kinney, Mister G, Expandable Brass Band, Stacey Peasley Band, Tom Knight, The Deedle Deedle Dees, Keith Munslow, and much more.  Details at RiverMeltdown.com!  Free!
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2017-01-29 Playlist & Stream

Jan 29

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Boat of Car (Other Thing Brass Band Version)
Medeski, Martin & Wood – Where’s the music?
Lunch Money – Tricycle
ID
Mister G – Chocolalala
Milkshake – Bottle of Sunshine
Dean Jones – Wheelin’ and Dealin’
ID
Lead Belly – Skip to My Lou

[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ – Sara Hickman – Big Bird, Little Bird

2nd set
Little Miss Ann and Amy D – The Senses Song (new)
ID
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Not-Its! – Green Light, Go!
The Board of Education – Why Is Dad So Mad?
The Pop Ups – Outside Inside
Los Lobos – Heigh-Ho
The Mighty Weaklings – The Monster Under My Bed
ID

[KUTX – Mike Park – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Play the Drums

[WJFF/KCMJ –

3rd set
Joey Dox – Squirrels (new)
Beastie Boys – Intergalactic
ID
Pianosaurus – Ready to Rock
Cults – Go Outside
Ziggy Marley – Wings of an Eagle (feat. Liz Mitchell)
ID
They Might Be Giants – Elephants (feat. Danny Weinkauf)
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2017-01-22 Playlist & Stream

Jan 21

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – And Mom and Kid
Lord Kitchener – Bebop Calypso [Trinidad]
ID
Frances England – Charlie Parker
Alastair Moock – You Might Be a Girl (feat. Samirah Evans)
ID
Sturgill Simpson – Keep It Between the Lines

[KUTX – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – PJs All Day

[WJFF/KCMJ-

2nd set
PrettySing Collective – Granny Had a Rooster
ID
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Chibi Kodama – Think Too Much
Play Date – Cardboard Box
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Rancher Ants
Public Enemy – Brothers Gonna Work It Out
Prince – Starfish & Coffee
ID

[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ – Ozomatli – Math Is Everywhere

3rd set
El Tule – Pregonero
John Lewis on sit-ins
Rodney Whittenberg – We Stood Up
ID
Michael Franti & Spearhead – Hey World (Remote Control)
Elizabeth Mitchell – What Goes On
ID
They Might Be Giants – Science is Real
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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