Music Dealers at SXSW 2016 965 words · 5 minute read

The Music Dealers team has their bags packed, tickets bought, and parties picked. That’s right, we’re headed to Austin for SXSW 2016!

To soothe your FOMO fears, we put together this list of MD events, artists you can’t miss, and any other parties that are worth RSVPing.

Now, without further ado, the complete Music Dealers Guide to SXSW 2016.

Where you at?

Events that our team will be attending that’ll have you asking us “Where you at?”
Badges required for these ones, sorry guys.

ChicagoMade Networking Event // Monday, March 14, 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Downtown Burgers, 503 East Cesar Chavez St.

Meet-and-greet with Chicago ambassadors to find out who’s who in the tech, music, and film industries in Chicago.

Open to badge holders, space permitting

Music Supervisors and Filmmakers Meetup // Tuesday, March 15 5:00PM - 6:00PM

JW Marriott Room 207 110 E 2nd St

Sponsored by the Guild of Music Supervisors, mingle and meet with music supervisors and filmmakers. Talk about a wide array of discussions or just come together as professionals.
Open to Music Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gold Badge, Platinum Badge, or Artist Wristband

“Return of the Hustle: The Art of Marketing with Music” Book Signing // Wednesday, March 16 3:00PM - 3:30PM

Austin Convention Center Level 3 Atrium Landing, 531 E 4th St

The founder and Vice Chairman of Music Dealers, Eric Sheinkop, will be in the SXBookstore signing copies of his book about marketing with music, Return of the Hustle.

Open to Music Badge, Platinum Badge, or Artist Wristband

ChicagoMade Showcase // Thursday, March 17, 8:00PM - 2:00AM

The Main, 610 East 6th St. in Austin

Kick it with a homegrown Chicago lineup including Rhymefest, Phuture, Mick Jenkins, Saba, Hawley, Mike Golden with special guests Dreezy, Zverse and Taylor Bennett.

Open to badge holders, first come, first serve.


SXSW 2016 Playlist

All the shows of our MD artists that you need to see.

Some badges, some open to public.


From: San Francisco, CA

Playing @ tba (Speakeasy Cabaret - 412 Congress Ave)!/artist/321100


From: Kalmar, Sweden

Playing @ 8:00PM (Iron Bear)!/artist/2167230

Love X Stereo

From: Seoul, South Korea

Playing @ 9:20PM - 10:00PM (The Belmont)!/artist/2076200

Smooth Hound Smith

From: Nashville, TN

Playing @ 10:00PM - 10:40PM (Swan Dive)!/artist/2046600

The Tontons

From: Houston, TX

Playing @ 10:00PM - 10:40PM (Swan Dive Patio)!/artist/2009101

Cóndor Jet

From: Santiago, Chile

Playing @ 12:00AM - 12:40AM (BD Riley’s)!/artist/2066603

Sir the Baptist

From: Chicago, IL

Playing @ 12:15AM - 12:55AM (Maggie Mae’s)!/artist/sirthebaptist

Quiet Company

From: Austin, TX

Playing @ 1:00AM - 1:50AM (Palm Door on Sabine)!/artist/2039783

Mike Golden

From: Chicago, IL

Playing @ 9:00PM (The Main) 610 E 6th Street!/artist/2149701

Danny Malone

From: Austin, TX

Playing @ 9:00PM - 9:40PM (Maggie Mae’s Gibson Room)!/artist/85589

Lifted Bells

From: Chicago, IL

Playing @ 9:00PM - 9:40PM (Dirty Dog Bar)!/artist/2249559

Fat Tony

From: Houston, TX

Playing @ 11:05PM -11:30PM (Sledge Hammer) 503 E 6th St!/artist/2263429

Sir the Baptist

From: Chicago, IL

Playing @ 11:40PM - 12:05PM (Sledge Hammer)!/artist/sirthebaptist

Big Big Love

From: Mexico City, Mexico

Playing @ 12:00AM - 12:40AM (the townsend)!/artist/1864697

The Roosevelts

From: Nashville, TN

Playing @ 1:00AM - 1:50AM (St David’s Historic Sanctuary)!/artist/2285327


From: Kalmar, Sweden

Playing @ TBD (Cedar Street Courtyard)!/artist/2167230


From: (Starkville, Mississippi):

Playing @ TBD (Karma Lounge)!/artist/2135418


From: Brooklyn, NY

Playing @ 7:45PM - 8:25PM (The Sidewinder Inside)!/artist/2251003

Wendy Colonna

From: Austin, TX

Playing @ 9:00PM - 9:40PM (Saxon Pub)!/artist/85047


From: Chicago, IL

Playing @ 11:30PM - 11:50PM (The Belmont)!/artist/2226409

Bronze Radio Return

From: Hartford, CT

Playing @ 12:00AM - 12:40AM (Bungalow)!/artist/bronzeradioreturn

Look Vibrant

From: Montreal, Canada

Playing @ tba (Bar 96)!/artist/2244260

Ninet Tayeb

From: Tel Aviv, Israel

Playing @ 10:00PM - 10:40PM (Scoot Inn)!/artist/2072871

Andy Clockwise

From: Australia

Playing @ 11:15PM - 11:50PM (Cheer Up Charlie’s Inside)

Summer Heart

From: Malmö, Sweden

Playing @ 1:00AM - 1:50AM (Icenhauer’s)

Bronze Whale

From: Austin, TX

Playing @ 12:00AM - 12:40AM (ScratcHouse)

The Giving Tree Band

From: Yorkville, IL

Playing @ 1:00AM - 1:50AM (Saxon Pub)!/artist/2078120

It’s gonna be lit.

Cool brand activations, stages, and parties that are worth checking out.

Mostly RSVPs, badges welcome.

Spotify House // March 14-18

1501 E 6th St

The Spotify House is back in a sweet new location with live music from our favorite new artists. Swing by every day for killer performances, gaming, sound booths, SoulCycle, and a whole lot more.


Hype Hotel // March 14-19

1100 East 5th Street, Austin, TX

Mazda + Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel features showcases curated by influential bloggers with new music people are talking about.


Lagunitas Party // Wednesday, March 16

The Historic Scoot Inn - 1308 East 4th St., Austin, TX 78702

Lagunitas Brewing Company once again hits the road, CouchTrippin’ to Austin. The tour brings The Black Angels, BADBADNOTGOOD, Lucius, Dan Deacon, and others plus freaktacular entertainment from its Beer Circus, GreenScreen Craziness, and even some couches from our Loft.


More Cowbell’s St. Paddy’s Day // Thursday, March 17

The Market Rooftop, 319 Colorado Street

It’s SXSW, St. Patty’s Day, and yes, More Cowbell Day! What do you get when you mix tech geeks, hipsters, and a little Irish magic? This is More Cowbell’s 7th Annual FREE SXSW Saint Patrick’s Day Party kicking off on March 17th, and you’re invited to take part in the debauchery.


Bud Light Factory // Thursday, March 17

Brazos Hall, 204 E 4th St

Join us and be the first to experience Bud Light UnCharted. Fans are invited to enjoy an ice cold beer during artist collaborations and showcases, exploring the latest trends in music.

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