SXSW 2017

Mar 13

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.

Tickets available at the door; advance tickets sold out.  $3 adults, $1 kids, benefiting the theater.

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

The Domain – Amy Donovan Plaza (by the iPic Theater)

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

Four Seasons Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin

$10 admission, benefits the Seton Shivers Cancer Center, includes a breakfast taco, a granola bar, and all the darn coffee you want

Main stage acts are listed here and include (on various days) Real Estate, Temples, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Spoon, The Black Angels, and so many more.

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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Spare the Rock Live at the Academy of Music

Mar 13

Gosh, we had fun at the live recording of the show at the Academy of Music a few weeks ago.  We’ll be airing it over the next few weeks (starting on the 3/18-19 weekend), but you can listen to the whole darn thing here if you want.  It’s long!

Note: if you can’t see a “play” button, click to the left of the “00:00” below — it’ll work, really.

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2015-03-12 Playlist & Stream

Mar 12

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
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They Might Be Giants – Happy Doesn’t Have To Have An Ending
Red Yarn – Birdies Ball
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Strumero – There’s So Much Good
The Deedle Deedle Dees – Cicada Song
Little Miss Ann – Stand Up
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Carrie Rodriguez – Frio En El Alma

[KUTX – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Luck

[WJFF/KCMJ – Steve Weeks – Quiet!

2nd set
Calliope Musicals – Letters
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TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
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Pixies – Tony’s Theme
Lard Dog & the Band of Shy – I Like
Sugar Free Allstars – Monster Truck
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[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ –

3rd set
Tacocat – Snow Day
ID Tumble
Tumble Science Podcast
ID Tumble
Jonathan Richman – Abominable Snowman in the Market
StevenSteven – OK Toilet Bowl
El Tule – Topo Chico
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They Might Be Giants – Thinking Machine
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2017-03-05 Playlist & Stream

Mar 05

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
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They Might Be Giants – Dr. Worm (in-studio)
Gustafer Yellowgold – Lucky Day (new)
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Sally Timms & Jon Langford – The Prettiest Star
Elizabeth Mitchell & Jon Langford – Little Buckaroo
Dale Watson – Texas Armadillo (in-studio)
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The Que Pastas – Llama

[KUTX – Billy Bragg – You Make Me Brave

[WJFF/KCMJ –

2nd set
Ben Lee – Try Try Try (new)
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TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
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Spoon – The Underdog
Sugar Free Allstars – Put ‘Em Away (feat. Marty Beller)
Superchunk – FOH
Miss Paula & the Candy Bandits – It’s Your Birthday
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[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ – Ozomatli – Nouns

3rd set
Marian Call – Standing Stones (new)
Joe McDermott – Somewhere Someday
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Koo Koo Kanga Roo – You Are The Best
Lunch Money – Dizzy
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears – Booty City
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They Might Be Giants – Got Gettin’ Up So Down
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2017-02-26 Playlist & Stream

Feb 26

1st set
They Might Be Giants – Particle Man (brass band version)
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem – If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out
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Ray Charles – Hit the Road Jack
Bari Koral – Kick Drum Heart
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Red Yarn – Magic Dance

[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ – Laurie Berkner – Down Down Baby

2nd set
Willie Nelson – The Rainbow Connection
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TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
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The Deedle Deedle Dees – Rancher Ants
The Not-Its! – Haircut
Ralph’s World – The Great Outdoors
Lucky Diaz – Thingamajig
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[KUTX – Arcade Fire – No Cars Go

[WJFF/KCMJ – Arcade Fire – No Cars Go

3rd set
Riders Against the Storm – Holy Water
Little Miss Ann and Amy D – Shake & Sing (new)
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StevenSteven – A Fact Is A Gift That You Give Your Brain (new)
Randy Kaplan – Every Second Counts (new)
Sugar Free Allstars – Gotta Get Up (feat. Jack Forman & Shine)
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They Might Be Giants – Impossible
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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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
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TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
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StevenSteven – Mimic Octopus (new)
Puffy AmiYumi – Puffy’s Rule/Puffy No Rule
Jonathan Richman – Roadrunner
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3rd set
Parliament – Party People
Deerhoof – Paradise Girls
Katie Ha Ha Ha – Go Bananas
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Dan Zanes – Jamaica Farewell
The Deedle Deedle Dees – The Rocket Went Up
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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
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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)
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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
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TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
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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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