SXSW 2023 Preview – Monday

As SXSW Interactive winds down, SXSW Music winds up....

SXSW 2023 Preview - Monday

The music industry has bounced back, and so has SXSW, returning to Austin, Monday-Saturday, March 13-18.

QRO’s big preview has also returned, taking in all the musical events, official & unofficial, free, RSVP, and more – included recommended.

(official unless otherwise indicated)

As SXSW Interactive winds down, SXSW Music winds up.



Austin Proper Hotel
6:00pm Chief Cleopatra

Ballroom D, 304 E Cesar Chavez St.
12:35pm Brighde Chaimbeul

The Blind Pig Pub, 317 E 6th St. (free)
Cameron Sacky Band
Braxton Keith
Midnight River Choir
Chris Canterbury
Cole Whittlesey
Drew Cooper
The Droptines
Gabe Lee
Holly Beth
Jeremee Knipp
Jordan Nix
King Margo
Mason Lively
Parker Ryan
Mila Rad
Shelby Stone
Travis Roberts
Trey Rose
Zach Meadows

C-Boy’s Heart & Soul, 2008 S Congress Ave. (free)
6:30pm Andrea Magee

Continental Club, 1315 S Congress Ave. (free)
6:30pm Eve Monsees & Mike Buck

Embassy Suites Hotel South Congress (official/free)
5:00pm Shirley Hurt

Empire Garage, 606 E 7th St. (RSVP)
Music Tech Mashup
1:00pm Kenny Hada & The Others
2:15pm Happy Landing
3:30pm SUSU
5:00pm Jaron Marshall (of The Black Pumas)

Fairmont – Fulton, 110 Red River St. (official/free)
5:00pm Vox Rea
6:00pm Veronica Fusaro

Hilton Austin Lobby, 500 E 4th St. (official/free)
5:00pm Salarymen
6:00pm Enjoyable Listens

Hotel Indigo, 810 Red River St. (official/free)
5:00pm Germein

Hotel Vegas, 1502 E 6th St. (free)
Pelvis Wrestley
5:35pm Razor Braids
Hey Cowboy!
Choux Choux

Hotel Vegas at Volstead, 1502 E 6th St. (free)
Jane Leo
Holy Wire
Madison Baker
Lola Tried
Chucky Blk

Hotel Vegas Patio, 1502 E 6th St. (free)
Why Bonnie
Billy Glitter
Iguana Death Cult
Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol
Caballo Prieto Azabache
Fake Fruit

Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd. (official/free)
6:00pm West Texas Exiles

JNL Barbecue, 2027 E Cesar Chavez St. (RSVP)
End of Trail/Vancerts
2:00pm Goodtime Sam
2:45pm Colt Wayne Keeney
3:30pm Wicked River Band
4:15pm Family Jools
5:00pm Saloon Dion
5:45pm Of The Roses
6:30pm Noah and the loners
7:15pm Moses

JW Marriott – Edge Rooftop Bar, 110 E 2nd St. (official/free)
5:00pm Tulliah

Love, Tito’s Retail Store, 215 Lavaca St. (free)
12:00pm Miggy Milla & Zack Morgan
3:00pm Tje Austin & Shaan Greenberg

Lustre Pearl, 94 Rainey St.
Avocados From Mexico®
4:30pm Chulita Vinyl Club
6:30pm Darkbird
7:15pm Monophonicos
8:15pm Superfonicos

The 13th Floor, 711 Red River St.
Force Field PR
8:00pm Cloudland Canyon
9:00pm fatal jamz
10:00pm Puppy Angst
11:00pm foamboy
12:00am DAIISTAR
1:00am Peel Dream Magazine

All the Sudden, 906 Koerner Ln. (free)
Howdy Gals
5:15pm Work Wife
6:00pm Why Bonnie
6:45pm Carol
7:30pm Pope
8:15pm Alexalone

Antone’s, 305 E 5th St.
Shell USA
7:00pm Ricky Duran Band

Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd.
Beyond the Music
7:00pm DJ Little Martin
8:00pm Loose Articles
9:00pm The Orielles
10:00pm New Order

SXSW kicks off with New Order.

British Music Embassy @ The Courtyard, 208 W 4th St.
8:00pm Gen and the Degenerates
9:00pm Panic Shack
10:00pm Red Rum Club
11:00pm NOISY
12:00am Dead Pony
1:00am Kid Bookie

Coconut Club, 310 Colorado St.
9:00pm Nicholas McDonnough
10:30pm Gi Gi
11:30pm duun
12:30am DJ Quiet Time
1:30am Carter Landon

Coconut Club Rooftop, 310 Colorado St.
8:00pm dj poolboi
9:00pm Jack Inslee
10:00pm Run P.
12:00am Stonie Blue

Cuatro Gato, 310 Colorado St.
8:00pm Yung Mijita
9:00pm Rizkilla

Elysium, 705 Red River St.
Tokyo Calling/Mystic Story/Mandoo Entertainmen
8:00pm POT
9:00pm The Tiva
10:00pm BackDrop Cinderella
11:00pm LUCY
12:00am Billlie

Empire Control Room, 606 E 7th St. (official or RSVP)
Music Tech Mashup
7:45pm David Shabani
8:35pm Kosha Dillz
9:40pm Nappy Roots
12:30am Dodo

Empire Garage, 606 E 7th St. (official or RSVP)
Music Tech Mashup
7:00pm Sketch.Band
8:00pm Viben & The Submersibles
10:15pm Sir Woman
11:45pm The Black Angels

The Far Out Lounge, 8504 S Congress Ave. (RSVP)
Keep Austin Weed/DELISIOSO
dead prez

Half Step, 75 1/2 Rainey St. (official or RSVP)
8:00pm Warm Human
9:00pm Stereo Jane
10:00pm Michigander
11:00pm Ric Wilson

Hole In the Wall, 2538 Guadalupe St. (free)
Jocelyn Simone
Ellis Bullard
Exotic Fruits
Charlotte Rose Benjamin
Lord Friday the 13th
Native Sun
Animals On TV
King Youngblood (featuring Zach Person)
The Josephines
Transit Method
Rae Isla
The Shanks

Idle Hands, 85 Rainey St.
Lush Cosmetics
Samm Henshaw
Miraa May
Brooke Combe
Tomi (DJ set)

Kingdom, 103 E 6th St.
8:00pm Eda Arapaslan
9:00pm Maddy Maia
10:00pm TOTTIE
11:00pm Sevyn
1:00am Boo Lean

Lone Star Riverboat, 208 Barton Springs Rd. (RSVP)
Natalie Shay

Mala Vida, 708 E 6th St. (official or RSVP)
IMGN/Warner Music Group
7:30pm Jordyn Shellhart
8:15pm Myron Elkins
9:15pm Drew Parker
10:15pm Pecos & The Rooftops

Neon Grotto Rooftop, 318 Colorado St.
8:00pm PG WISE
9:30pm Le Fou
10:00pm Layne
10:30pm Idea Unsound
11:15pm R Tyler
12:00am Daniel Brandt

Parkside, 301 E 6th St.
Initiative Musik
8:00pm Mynolia
10:00pm NEEVE
11:00pm Rikas

San Jac Saloon, 300 E 6th St. (unofficial)
5:00pm Aaron Navarro
9:00pm Will Southern

Sellers Underground, 213 W 4th St.
Amplify Philly
8:30pm Christian Crosby
9:20pm Andrea Valle
10:20pm regothereshego
11:20pm NxG
12:25am Armani White

Swan Dive, 615 Red River St.
M for Montreal/Investissement Québec
8:00pm Kaia Kater
9:00pm Le Ren
10:00pm Vanille
11:00pm Totalement Sublime
12:00am poolblood

Swan Dive Patio, 615 Red River St.
M for Montreal/Investissement Québec
8:15pm Virginie B
9:15pm La Sécurité
10:15pm Le Couleur
11:15pm Rich Aucoin
12:15am Choses Sauvages

Valhalla, 710 Red River St.
8:00pm Albertine Sarges
9:00pm THE HARA
10:00pm The Sewing Club
11:00pm Big Bill
12:00am Shooks
1:00am You Said Strange

Vaquero Taquero, 603 Sabine St.
HTX Music Monday
7:45pm DJ Hollygrove
8:00pm TheTonP
8:15pm Le Mpendulo
8:35pm Kraey
8:50pm DJ Hella Yella
9:10pm Ohso
9:30pm DUB D
9:50pm Miza
10:30pm HTX Music Monday DJs
11:00pm Kristen CheRei
11:20pm Ariel Chantel
11:40pm Jay Amari
12:15am JET THE 3RD
12:35am Baby Sam
12:55am The Chopstars
1:15am Rizzoo Rizzoo
1:40am DJ X.O.

The Venue ATX, 516 E 6th St. (official or RSVP)
La French Touch/We Love Green Music Festival/Because Music
Pedro Winter

Wax Myrtle’s, 506 San Jacinto Blvd. Suite WM
Dutch Music Export/New Dutch Wave
9:00pm Fuse
10:00pm Amber Arcades
11:00pm Ir-Sais
12:00am The Vices

And a handy map of the participating venues: