SXSW 2015 Music Event Guide

SXSW 2015 Music Event Guide

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SXSW 2015 is right around the corner, and this year promises to be bigger and better than the last year!

Don’t know what to RSVP for? Where to get free food? Free booze? Or even what’s available? Well, I’ve been there, done that, and for the FOURTH year in-a-row, written the guide that has your back!

Without further adieu, here is the official Miss Dimplez.com comprehensive SXSW (Urban) Music Event Guide. Unofficial events, RSVP links, and things you can ACTUALLY get into are below. All Dimplez recommended shows and events are noted.

THIS LIST IS UPDATED DAILY, CHECK BACK FOR NEW ADDITIONS.

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early-birds

Fast Company Grill — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

The Block @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

The Network + Verizon: The Connected Life Experience ft. Kid Cudi — RSVP HERE

Mashable House — RSVP HERE

Buzzfeed Clubhouse — [FREE FOOD / BOOZE / GIVEAWAYS]RSVP HERE

SXSW Scavenger Hunt Challenge — RSVP HERE

Dailymotion SXSW Party — RSVP HERE

Rdio @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

Meet Mozu @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Lettering & Lattes @ Creative Market — RSVP HERE

A Brunch Of Joggers — RUN WITH THEM

monday

The Spotify House ft. Run The Jewels, Stromae, Ryan Bingham, Joey Bada$$, Wale, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth & more — RSVP HERE

Media Temple Open House — [WRISTBAND/BADGE REQUIRED + FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel ft. Rae Sremmurd, ILoveMakonnen, Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Willow Smith & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

Applauze @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Entourage (from HBO) @ SXSW ft. Spoon, RAC, Yung Lean + Sad Boys, Two-9 — RSVP HERE

Fast Company Grill — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Alphabet Records Pizzy Party — [FREE PIZZA]RSVP HERE

We All Fall Up Showcase ft. Mannie Fresh,The Pharcyde & more — DETAILS HERE

The Onion & AV Club Present ft. Elijah Wood — RSVP HERE

tuesday

*[ADDED 3/16]* SXSW Controllerism Showcase ft. Alluxe, Lil Panda, DJ Mo Beatz — DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

The Spotify House ft. Run The Jewels, Stromae, Ryan Bingham, Joey Bada$$, Wale, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

Take Off Tour @ SXSW — [FREE DRINKS + GIVEAWAYS] RSVP HERE

Rolling Stone Magazine @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

March Maddness: 1st Round Draft Picks – Unofficial SXSW Showcase ft. Gunplay, Torch, Shawn Chrystopher, 3D Na’Tee — RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Free Show @ Spider House — RSVP HERE

Fast Company Grill — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel ft. Rae Sremmurd, ILoveMakonnen, Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Willow Smith & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

Southern Hospitality 2015 — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Music x Tech Mashup @ Empire — DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

She Shreds SXSW w/ Tom Tom Magazine — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

wednesday

*[ADDED 3/12]* Big Hip Hop Show ft. Statik Selecktah — DETAILS HERE

*[ADDED 3/14]* Welcome To Tha South Official SXSW Showcase ft. Ace Hood, K. Camp, Two-9, Killa Kyleon, Delorean & more — DETAILS HERE

*[ADDED 3/14]* Action Bronson, Curren$y, Grand Puba, Charlie Red & more — RSVP HERE — **RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/17]*  The Dispensary Showcase ft. Yung Simmie, Amber London, Les, Joey Fatts & more — RSVP HERE

Pitchfork @ SXSW ft. Rae Sremmurd, Courtney Barnett, Viet Cong, Steve Gunn & more — RSVP HERE

NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase ft. Stromae, Courntey Barnett, Shamier @ Stubb’s — RSVP HERE

CRWN With Big Sean At SXSW — [WRISTBAND/BADGE REQUIRED] DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

Pandora Discovery Den @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel ft. Rae Sremmurd, ILoveMakonnen, Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Willow Smith & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

RAY-BAN x BOILER ROOM 006 — RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

FADER FORT – Private, Invite-Only

Noisetrade SXSW 2015 Day Parties — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Beautiful Buzz Presents TBD Austin — [Phase 1 + 2] RSVP HERE

Lyve Presents FLOODfest at SXSW ft. Run The Jewels, The Ting Tings, Courtney Barnett, METZ — [WRISTBAND/BADGE REQUIRED] RSVP HERE

Neiman Marcus SXSW Party — RSVP HERE

Some Of My Best Rappers Are Friends ft. BJ The Chicago Kid, Yung Gleesh, Mi$tro, Layla Khepri, Dreezy & more — RSVP HERE

Jack Daniel’s: Jim Marshall “All Access” After Party — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

SXSW @ EMPIRE ft. Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada,Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne & more — DETAILS HERE

C3 & Live Nation Present: B+Q’s BBQ 2015 SXSW Day Party — [FREE BOOZE + FOOD]RSVP HERE

Dim Mak @ Austin Party Weekend ft. Steve Aoki & more — RSVP HERE

Tumblr IRL ft. Twin Shadow — RSVP HERE

The Spotify House ft. Run The Jewels, Stromae, Ryan Bingham, Joey Bada$$, Wale, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

Texas Is Funny Records Showcase — [FREE FOOD + BOOZE]RSVP HERE

SXSW @ EMPIRE ft. Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada,Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne & more — DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

Opeh House Two – Electric Boogaloo — [FREE DRINKS w/ $10 “DONATION”] RSVP HERE

DAYTIME DEBAUCHERY PARTY During SXSW — [FREE DRINKS]RSVP HERE

thursday

*[ADDED 3/12]* SXSWashed ft. Ellis — DETAILS HERE

*[ADDED 3/12]* Wyclef Jean Keynote Speech @ SXSW — [WRISTBAND/BADGE REQUIRED] DETAILS HERE

*[ADDED 3/17]* House Party with Just Blaze, Ty Dolla $ign, G-Eazy, OG Maco, Mannie Fresh + more [WRISTBAND/BADGE GET IN FREE] DETAILS HERE

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel ft. Rae Sremmurd, ILoveMakonnen, Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Willow Smith & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

Playing In Traffic Records x Loophole MGMT Day Party @ Whole Foods — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Pitchfork @ SXSW ft. Migos, Vince Staples, Waxahatchee, Will Butler & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

FADER FORT — Private, Invite-Only — **RECOMMENDED

Sway In The Morning @ Nice Kicks — Open Invite — 7am-11am @ 2815 B Guadalupe St — **RECOMMENDED

Tumblr IRL ft. Courtney Barnett — RSVP HERE

You’re Here @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Mad Decent x IHC x Fool’s Gold Present APW 2015 — RSVP HERE

VIBES 2015 ft. Alexander Spit, Casey Veggies, Chuck Inglish, Domogenesis, Father, Goldlink,GrandeMarshall, Kevin Gates, Two-9 & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

UMG Experience — RSVP HERE

Pandora Discovery Den @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

The Spotify House ft. Run The Jewels, Stromae, Ryan Bingham, Joey Bada$$, Wale, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth & more — RSVP HERE

The Loyalty Firm — [FREE DONUTS] RSVP HERE

Pandora Discovery Den @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

The IFC Fairgrounds ft. Odesza, Twin Peaks & more — RSVP HERE

Neiman Marcus SXSW Party — RSVP HERE

SXSW @ EMPIRE ft. Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada,Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne & more — DETAILS HERE

DOXPBR ft. Ghostface Killah, Raekwon & more — RSVP HERE

Gryndfest @ SXSW ft. K Camp, Snootie Wild, Fame Schol & more — RSVP HERE

AEMMP Records Day Party ft. Thelonious Martin, Kembe X, Alex Wiley & More — RSVP HERE

UndergroundHipHopBLOG.com Showcase w/ RAS KASS, GAVLYN & OH BLIMEY, PAWZ ONE, KYLE BENT, R-MEAN & more — RSVP HERE

SXSW: Culture Collide and Dr. Martens at Bar 96 — RSVP HERE

friday

*[ADDED 3/14]* STASHED x Digital Trapstars Present Bootleg Kev’s SXSW Showcase ft. Too Short, Wiz Khalifa, OG Maco & more — RSVP HERE — **RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/14]* SXSW Takeover Day 2 ft. Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Gang, Ghostface Killah, Dej Loaf, Mike Will Made It, Rae Sremmurd, Two-9 & more — RSVP HERE — **RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/14]* Uncovering Gender Politics In Rap Business Panel — [WRISTBAND/BADGE REQUIRED] DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/17]* Pigeons & Planes ft. Little Simz, Jack Garratt, Charles Hamilton, Tunji Ige & more — [NO RSVP REQUIRED]DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/17]*  The Pit Stop @ SXSW ft. Chuck Inglish, Lakim, Sonny Digital & more — RSVP HERE

Tumblr IRL ft. Odesza — RSVP HERE

Mass Appeal + Young & Reckless Present Live @ The BBQ Day Party ft. Nas, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$, Kevin Gates, Goldlink, Mike WiLL Made It, Fashawn, Father, Mannie Fresh, Two-9 & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

FADER FORT – Private, Invite-Only — **RECOMMENDED

Sway In The Morning @ Nice Kicks — Open Invite — 7am-11am @ 2815 B Guadalupe St — **RECOMMENDED

The IFC Fairgrounds ft. Odesza, Twin Peaks & more — RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

VIBES 2015 ft. Alexander Spit, Casey Veggies, Chuck Inglish, Domogenesis, Father, Goldlink,GrandeMarshall, Kevin Gates, Two-9 & more — RSVP HERE

SPIN Magazine @ SXSW ft. Run The Jewels, Earl Sweatshirt, Viet Cong, Courtney Barnett, Will Butler & more – RSVP HERE

You’re Here @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Pandora Discovery Den @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

Music By The Slice 2015 — [FREE FOOD + FREE DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel ft. Rae Sremmurd, ILoveMakonnen, Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Willow Smith & more — RSVP HERE

Republic Records Presents Class of 2015 ft. Charles Hamilton — RSVP HERE

UMG Experience — RSVP HERE

The Windish Agency Day Party ft. Odesza, Lido, Juice & more — RSVP HERE

Tilly’s SXSW Showcase ft. Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, Iamsu! & more — RSVP HERE

The Sound Realest ft. Scotty ATL, D Woods & more — RSVP HERE

MTVU Woodies ft. Big Sean, Wiz Kahlifa, Tove Love, Fall Out Boy & more – RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

SXSW @ EMPIRE ft. Ghostface Killah, Kaytranada,Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne & more — DETAILS HERE

BeatRoute Magazine @ SXSW ft. SonReal, Blacksmith & more — RSVP HERE

SXSW: Culture Collide and Dr. Martens at Bar 96 — RSVP HERE

Mad Decent x IHC x Fool’s Gold Present APW 2015 — RSVP HERE

The Spotify House ft. Run The Jewels, Stromae, Joey Bada$$, Wale, SZA, Ryan Hemsworth & more — RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

DOPE Presents Ham On Everything ft. Young Scooter, Father, Lil Debbie & more — RSVP HERE

Noisetrade SXSW 2015 Day Parties — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Breakthru Radio Day Party — [FREE BEER]RSVP HERE

saturday

*[ADDED 3/12]* Hard Knock Hoops 3×3 Tournament — DETAILS HERE

*[ADDED 3/14]* SXSW Takeover Day 3 ft. Joey Badass, G-Eazy, Redman, IAMSU! — RSVP HERE — **RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/15]*  #HashtagLunchbagSXSW — 500 E. 7th Street @ 9am — **RECOMMENDED

*[ADDED 3/17]* 102.3 The Beat/96.7 KissFM Red Carpet Rollout @ Maggie Mae’s — 323 E. 6th street

*[ADDED 3/17]* Trap House Party — DETAILS HERE

Pandora Discovery Den @ SXSW — RSVP HERE

Serato x OkayPlayer Present Just Blaze, Nadus, Imani Omari, Flamm, El Blanco Nino — RSVP HERE

Rachael Ray’s Feedback @ STUBB’s BBQ ft. Raekwon, Cody Simpson & more — [FREE FOOD + BOOZE]RSVP HERE**RECOMMENDED

FADER FORT – Private, Invite-Only — **RECOMMENDED

Tumblr IRL ft. Travi$ Scott — RSVP HERE

Us vs. Them Showcase ft. Gunplay, Mi$tro, Team Chasers, J-Real, King Green & more — RSVP HERE

#BlackLivesMatter INVADES #SXSW — RSVP HERE

KVRX Local Live Showcase — RSVP HERE

You’re Here @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

SXSW @ EMPIRE ft. Ghostface Killah, Jake&Papa, Kaytranada, Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne & more — DETAILS HERE**RECOMMENDED

Optimo Radio Show ft. Lil Flip, Worldwide, OneHunnidt & more — DETAILS HERE

Hustlepalooza ft. Lil Herb, OG Maco, Fat Trel & more — DETAILS HERE

#JUICESXSW DJ Showcase — DETAILS HERE

The IFC Fairgrounds ft. Odesza, Twin Peaks & more — RSVP HERE

Birds Barbershop @ SXSW — [FREE BOOZE]RSVP HERE

Noisetrade SXSW 2015 Day Parties — [FREE FOOD + DRINKS]RSVP HERE

Perez Hilton’s One Night In Austin — [$25 FOR ENTRY]RSVP HERE

Goodland Records Showcase — [FREE FOOD]RSVP HERE

sunday

NADASTROM & Friends #4 Closing Party — DETAILS HERE

The Hangout @ SXSW ft. Young Guru [FREE FOOD + DRINKS] — DETAILS HERE

Sunday Funday Rattle Rager — [FREE BOOZE] DETAILS HERE

unconfirmed

A few unconfirmed parties and events that we’re still expecting to see on the streets of Austin:

  1. HBO Game of Thrones Exhibit – March 13-16 at 213 W 5th Street
  2. McDonald’s SXSW Food Truck – March 13-21 at 313 Red River St
  3. Facebook 2015 – March 13-16 at 612 West 4th Street — **RECOMMENDED
  4. Mobile Kwik-E-Mart – March 14-15 at 604 Driskill
  5. Google Play/Google Fiber – March 17-22 at 201 Colorado St
  6. VH1 Walk of Shame Promotion – March 18-22 at 1109 East 6th Street — **RECOMMENDED
  7. Samsung Late Night Event/ The Melting Pot – March 18-22 at 207 East 3rd St
  8. Samsung Late Night Event – Location 2 – March 18-20 at 510 Guadalupe Street
  9. The Illmore – March 18-21 at 415 St. Elmo — **RECOMMENDED
  10. Comedy Central Kegs & Eggs – March 20-21 at 802 Red River Street
  11. Kanye West Performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on March 20th & March 21st At Roc Nation/Live Nation Raptor House

P.S. Going to SXSW but don’t want to skimp on your fitness? Radius of Allison PR will be hosting workout sessions in the city all week. DETAILS HERE

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