by / February 26th, 2009 /

Irish SXSW line-up and times announced

The mammoth festival to end all industry festivals South by South West (SXSW) takes place from the 18th to the 22nd of March in Austin, Texas. State will be there again this year to report in full and we’re excited. Amongst the roughly 1800 bands travelling to Texas are 15 Irish representatives ands they will be playing 3 different showcases as organised by Music From Ireland. Their slots are as follows:

Music from Ireland / The Full Irish breakfast
BD Riely’s 6th street, Friday 20th March 12 noon to 6pm
12:00-12:30 Kiernan McMullan
12:35 – 1:05 Lisa Hannigan
1:10 – 1:40 One Day International
1:45 – 2:15 The Lost Brothers
2:20-2.50 The Mighty Stef
3:00 -3.30 The Urges
3:35-4:05 In Case Of Fire
4:10-4:40 Fight Like Apes
4:45- 5:15 Republic of Loose
5:20 – 5:50 Fighting with Wire

Showcase 1 | Rio 301 San Jacinto Blvd | Thursday 19th march
9pm – 9:45pm – The Guggenheim Grotto
10pm – 10: 45 pm – One Day International
11pm – 11: 45 pm – The Lost Brothers
00:00am -00: 45 am – The Mighty Stef
1:00am -2;0 0 am –Fight Like Apes

showcase 2 | Soho 217 E 6th St | Saturday 21st march
8.00pm – 8:45pm – We Should Be Dead
9 pm – 9. 45 pm – Dirty Epics
10pm – 10:45 pm – Sickboy
11pm – 11: 45pm – The Brothers Movement
00:00am -00: 45 am – Republic of Loose
1 am – 2am – Fighting With Wire