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WFUV at SXSW: The Beards at Hotel San Jose

by Laura Fedele
Photo by Laura Fedele/WFUV

The Beards (@The_Beards) attest to having a miserable time being interviewed by the clean-shaven Russ Borris. They did have glowing reviews for the work of cameraman Tim Pierson, however. Wanna guess why?

Nathaniel Beard (bass), John Beardman Jr. (drums), Facey McStublington (guitar), and Johann Beardraven (vocals, saxophone and keytar) have been recording together in their native Australia since 2005.

They cite among their inspirations Chuck Norris’ beard (not the man, just the beard); and ZZ Top, obviously.

WFUV at SXSW: Wild Feathers at Hotel San Jose

by Laura Fedele
Photo by Laura Fedele/WFUV

Wild Feathers (@WildFeathers) is a self-described "four-headed monster" from Nashville, based on the eternal rock truths of six strings, booming harmonies and the call of the open road. The four heads bear the unique voices of four formerly full-time lead singers: Ricky Young, Joel King, Taylor Burns and Preston Wimberly, who share both vocal and songwriting talents, like many of our favorites (see: Beatles, The Band, Gomez).

FUV & NPR Music at SXSW: Live from Stubb's

by Sarah Wardrop
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, photo by Cat Stevens

Our friends at NPR Music return to Stubb's for their annual SXSW showcase, which this year features Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Alt-J. You can watch the full show here, live as it happens, Wednesday at 9pm. We'll also add those performances to your Friday night soundtrack on FUV and The Alternate Side, starting at 7pm — right after the Public Radio Rocks SXSW Day Stage.

WFUV at SXSW: Live Showcase for 2013

by WFUV Staff

Tune in Friday, March 15 from 1-7pm for our live show from the SXSW Day Stage: Charles Bradley, Dawes, Divine Fits, Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Pickwick and Vampire Weekend.

This year we're working together with some of our favorite public radio stations and calling the show "Public Radio Rocks." ('Cause it does.)