Four weeks to go and SXSW have released the details of the official showcases for the Scottish bands. As the festival nears, we’ll keep you informed of all the unofficial gigs that the Scottish contingent will play too. Last year 14 bands played over 80 gigs in 4 days. This year there should be well over a hundred Scottish gigs in Austin.

In alphabetical order:

Admiral FallowScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, Midnight (Gig details)

Bronto Skylift – Friday March 18 at The Parish Underground, 11pm, (Gig details)

Dam Mantle – Saturday March 19 at Latitude 30, 9pm, (Gig details)

Django Django Gig details to be confirmed

Edwyn Collins – Thursday March 17 at Nuvola, 9pm (Gig details)

Erland and the Carnival – Thursday March 17 at Maggie Mae’s, 1am (Gig details)

ErrorsScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, 10pm (Gig details)

Jon Fratelli (ex Fratellis) – Friday March 18 at Stephen F’s Bar, 1.15am (Gig details)

Kid CanaveralScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, 8pm (Gig details)

King Creosote Thursday March 17 at Emo’s Main Room, 8pm (Gig details)

Popup – Friday March 18 at 512, 10pm (Gig details)

Rachel Sermanni – Wednesday March 16 at Klub Krucial, 10pm (Gig details)

Twilight SadScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, 1am (Gig details)

Twin AtlanticScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, 11pm (Gig details)

Unicorn Kid – Thursday March 17 at The Phoenix, (time tbc) (Gig details)

Veronica Falls – Saturday March 19 at Latitude 30, 10pm (Gig details)

Withered HandScottish Showcase, Wednesday March 16 at Maggie Mae’s, 8pm (Gig details)

For a full list of all the Scottish artists who had planned to attend, including those that are no longer mentioned above, see last week’s article.

The official SXSW list is here if you want to trawl through it.

Also if anyone has any questions about attending, either as a fan or a performer, then just let me know.

More next week.

Peej

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Photo Credit: John Rodgers


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