Our SXSW Plans: Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Youth Lagoon, More

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Get some earplugs and a case of your favorite caffeinated beverage ready: The annual sensory-overload-joy-fest known as South by Southwest is almost here. Bob Boilen, Ann Powers, Stephen Thompson and I, along with a small army of other NPR Music peeps, will be there next week for the whole thing. Whether you'll be in Austin for the festival, or watching and listening on our website, we hope you'll join us for these events:


WEDNESDAY, March 13

NPR Music's SXSW Showcase
Stubb's, 801 Red River St.
Watch it live! Broadcast details

7:45 p.m CT - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
9:10 p.m CT - Waxahatchee
10 p.m. CT - Cafe Tacvba
10:40 p.m. CT - Youth Lagoon
11 p.m. CT - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
12 a.m. CT - Le1f
12:30 a.m. CT - Alt-J

Set times are subject to change.

If you're going to Austin, the show is open to SXSW Music and Platinum badge holders. You can increase your chances of getting in by entering the SXSW lottery for tickets. A limited number of SXSW wristbands may also be eligible for tickets through a separate process, which will be announced closer to the date of the show.

KCRW's Jason Bentley Interviews Depeche Mode
5 p.m. CT - Attend in person at the Austin Convention Center with a SXSW Music or Platinum Badge or Artist wristband.


THURSDAY, March 14

NPR Music Presents: Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote
11 a.m. CT - Attend in person at the Austin Convention Center with a SXSW Music or Platinum Badge or Artist wristband. Watch live on NPR Music and listen again on public radio stations (check local listings).

Alt.Latino's SXSW Showcase
Auditorium Shores, 800 W. Riverside Dr.

5 p.m. CT - Jovanotti
6 p.m. CT - Bajofondo
7 p.m. CT - Molotov
8 p.m. CT - Cafe Tacvba

Set times are subject to change.

If you're headed to Austin, entry is free and open to the public. We'll record the show, so look for highlights on NPR Music later.

Ann Powers Interviews Stevie Nicks
5 p.m. CT - Attend in person at the Austin Convention Center with a SXSW Music or Platinum Badge or Artist wristband.


FRIDAY, March 15

Bob Boilen Interviews The Zombies
12:30 p.m. CT - Attend in person at the Austin Convention Center, with a SXSW Music or Platinum Badge or Artist wristband.

All Songs Considered Live On KEXP
Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop, 400 Neuces St.
6 p.m. CT - Bob and I will do a short DJ set with KEXP's Kevin Cole starting at 7 p.m. CT. But come by early to get an NPR Music tote bag and hang out with us. There'll also be lots of live music before and afterward. Find more details about KEXP at Mellow Johnny's here.

Public Radio Rocks The SXSW Day Stage
Presented by KUTX, KXT, WXPN, WFUV and The Current. Attend in person at the Austin Convention Center with a SXSW Music or Platinum Badge or Artist wristband.

12:00 p.m. CT - Divine Fits
12:45 p.m. CT - Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
1:10 p.m. CT - Iron & Wine
2:00 p.m. CT - Charles Bradley
3:00 p.m. CT - Pickwick
4:00 p.m. CT - Dawes
5:00 p.m. CT - Vampire Weekend

Set times are subject to change.


Find photos, videos and daily reports at npr.org/sxsw. You can also follow us on Twitter: @allsongs and @nprmusic. Subscribe to the All Songs Considered podcast for our nightly wrap-ups.

More to come!

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