by / February 3rd, 2010 /

SXSW party schedule announced

The first set of dates for this year’s SxSW festival have been announced, confirming the schedule of official parties. Pens at the ready now.

Wednesday 17th March

12:00 PM
Belfast Rocks British Embassy at Latitude 30

01:00 PM
The Hague/Crossing Border Party Maggie Mae’s

03:00 PM
Canadian Blast BBQ East Tent, Brush Square Park

05:00 PM
British Music at SXSW Launch Party British Embassy at Latitude 30

06:30 PM
Music Fest Welcome Dinner Four Seasons Hotel B

Thursday 18th March

12:00 PM
Fontana Buffalo Billiards

12:00 PM
GHS Strings West Tent, Brush Square Park

12:00 PM
SonyMusic Independent Network Antone’s

12:00 PM
Wunderbar – Finest Lunch with the Germans Parkside

02:00 PM
Sax, Clogs & Rock-n-Roll Copa

03:30 PM
Wales Party British Embassy at Latitude 30

04:00 PM
Block Party Music Trade Show

04:30 PM
Sounds from Spain East Tent, Brush Square Park

06:00 PM
New Zealand West Tent, Brush Square Park

Friday 19th March

11:00 AM
Chicago.com/Music The Tap Room

11:30 AM
Sonicbids Maggie Mae’s

12:00 PM
D’Addario & Swing House The Rusty Spurs

12:00 PM
SXSW Music Stimulus The Parish

01:00 PM
Berklee College of Music Friends

01:00 PM
Village Voice Media Party La Zona Rosa

02:00 PM
Showcasing Scotland British Embassy at Latitude 30

03:30 PM
Make Waves Not War Party Kenichi Restaurant

Saturday 20th March

10:00 AM
Sounds Australia/The Aussie BBQ Maggie Maes

11:30 AM
Mpress Records Soho Lounge

12:00 PM
Bootleg BBQ Mean Eyed Cat

01:30 PM
Music City The Hague Party West Tent, Brush Square Park

02:00 PM
Reeperbahn Festival Party Habana Calle 6

03:00 PM
Liverpool British Embassy at Latitude 30

03:45 PM
Chop Shop – Atlantic Records East Tent, Brush Square Park

In addition, the following bands are still to announce gig details:

!!! (Brooklyn, NY)
Amaral (Madrid, SPAIN)
Anita Tijoux (Santiago, CHILE)
Apoptygma Berzerk (Oslo, NORWAY)
Athlete (London, ENGLAND)
Bajofondo (Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA)
Balkan Beat Box (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL)
Band of Skulls (London, ENGLAND)
Bear In Heaven (Brooklyn, NY)
Black Milk (Detroit, MI)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Los Angeles, CA)
Bomba Estereo (Bogota, Colombia)
Broken Social Scene (Toronto, CANADA)
Chalie Boy (Hearne, TX)
Chamillionaire & Paul Wall (Houston, TX)
Cymbals Eat Guitars (New York, NY)
Deer Tick (Providence, RI)
Evan Dando (New York, NY)
Frightened Rabbit (Selkirk, SCOTLAND)
Fucked Up (Toronto, CANADA)
Grant Hart (St. Paul, MN)
Hauschka (Dusseldorf, GERMANY)
Here We Go Magic (Brooklyn, NY)
Hudson Mohawke (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)
Invincible (Detroit, MI)
jj (Gothenburg, SWEDEN)
Killer Mike (Atlanta, GA)
LA Riots (Los Angeles, CA)
Les Savy Fav (Brooklyn, NY)
Maldita Vecindad (Mexico City, MEXICO)
Marina & The Diamonds (London, ENGLAND)
Mayer Hawthorne & The County (Ann Arbor, MI)
Midlake (Denton, TX)
Miike Snow (Stockholm, SWEDEN)
Mr Hudson (London, ENGLAND)
Mundo Livre SA (Recife, BRAZIL)
Murs (Los Angeles, CA)
Pretty Lights (Charlottesville, VA)
Rye Rye (Baltimore, MD)
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (Brooklyn, NY)
She & Him (Los Angeles, CA)
Shwayze (Malibu, CA)
Spoon (Austin, TX)
Steve Aoki (Los Angeles, CA)
Systema Solar (Taganga, COLOMBIA)
Texas Tornados (San Antonio, TX)
The Drums (Brooklyn, NY)
The Middle East (Townsville, AUSTRALIA)
The Soft Pack (San Diego, CA)
The Very Best (New York, NY)
The xx (London, ENGLAND)
Trae (Houston, TX)
VV Brown (London, ENGLAND)
Wolfgang Gartner (Austin, TX)