Second Play Stages at SXSW Music

The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.


Second Play Stages at SXSW Music

2017 Showcasing Artists (l-r) Gurr, Her's, Baskery, and Laura Carbone

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About Second Play Stages

 

SXSW takes pride in presenting bonus shows by a number of its best Music Fest showcasing artists in some of the nicest hotel lounges in Austin. And this year is no exception.

Come watch these artists play early evening shows at our SXSW Second Play Stages. Sanctioned by SXSW and hosted by specific hotels, these shows are free and open to the public and all badges. This is a great opportunity to see completely stripped back and intimate performances.

See the schedule below for participating hotels or check online at sxsw.com/free.

Browse Schedule By Hotel

The Backyard @ the Sheraton Hotel | Hotel Van Zandt | Champions @ Courtyard Marriott | Westin Hotel Downtown | Austin Taco Project | Hyatt Regency | Hilton Hotel Cannon & Bell | Wyndham Garden Austin | Hotel Indigo | Holiday Inn Express | Radisson | W Austin Hotel | Embassy Suites | JW Marriott | South Congress Hotel

Second Play Stages Schedule

 

The Backyard @ the Sheraton Hotel

701 E. 11th Street

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – Akina Adderley
7:00 PM – MISIMPLICITY
8:00 PM – Lincoln Durham

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – Colin Gilmore
7:00 PM – Cotton Mather
8:00 PM – Bonnie Whitmore

Sunday, March 12

6:00 PM – Josh Cashman
7:00 PM – SYKES
8:00 PM – Slow Steve

Monday, March 13

6:00 PM – GURR
7:00 PM – Woodes
8:00 PM – Los Wilds

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Wesley Jensen & The Penny Arcade
7:00 PM – Sun And The Wolf
8:00 PM – Uncle Lucius

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – Gabriella Cohen
7:00 PM – Totally Mild
8:00 PM – CAPYAC

Thursday, March 16

7:00 PM – Her’s
8:00 PM – David Ramirez

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Elle Exxe
7:00 PM – Laura Carbone
8:00 PM – Baskery

Saturday, March 18

7:00 PM – Kid Wave

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Hotel Van Zandt

605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Tuesday, March 14

5:00 PM – Southern Avenue
6:00 PM – Son Little

Wednesday, March 15

5:00 PM – Me and My Brother
6:00 PM – Cat Clyde

Thursday, March 16

5:00 PM – Unlikely Candidates
6:00 PM – Knox Hamilton

Friday, March 17

5:00 PM – Tameca Jones
6:00 PM – Run River North

Saturday, March 18

5:00 PM – Wild Rivers
6:00 PM – TBD

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Champions @ Courtyard Marriott

300 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Johanna Warren
7:00 PM – Lola Kirke

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – Hamish Anderson
7:00 PM – Hunter Sharpe

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Slow Caves
7:00 PM – The Waco Brothers

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Raul Midon
7:00 PM – Future Thieves

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Oginalii
7:00 PM – The Elliots

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Westin Hotel Downtown

310 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – James Stevens
7:00 PM – Birthday Club

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – Tameca Jones
7:00 PM – Scott Collins

Sunday, March 12

6:00 PM – Colin Gilmore
7:00 PM – The Band of Heathens

Monday, March 13

6:00 PM – Capela
7:00 PM – Damien McFly

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Darling West
7:00 PM – Yael Meyer

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – Magnolian
7:00 PM – The Heart Collectors

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Roselit Bone
7:00 PM – SassyBlack

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Will Stratton
7:00 PM – Cory Branon

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Alex Cuba
7:00 PM – Daniel Spaleniak

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Austin Taco Project

500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – William Harries Graham
7:00 PM – Letting Up Despite Great Faults
8:00 PM – Moving Panorama

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – Mobley
7:00 PM – CAPYAC
8:00 PM – Chill Russell

Sunday, March 12

6:00 PM – TBD
7:00 PM – Elijah Ford
8:00 PM – Daisy O’Connor

Monday, March 13

6:00 PM – Andrea Dawson
7:00 PM – Birdlegg
8:00 PM – Ramirez Exposure

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Jackie Venson
7:00 PM – All Our Exes Live in Texas
8:00 PM – Scott Collins

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – Los Wilds
7:00 PM – PAVVLA
8:00 PM – Lincoln Durham

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – The Heart Collectors
7:00 PM – Damien McFly
8:00 PM – River Jones & Lorelei Linklater

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Sarah Darling
7:00 PM – Michigan Rattlers
8:00 PM – Bonnie Whitmore

Saturday, March 18

7:00 PM – Slow Leaves
8:00 PM – Jon Planenhorn

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Hyatt Regency

208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Monday, March 13

6:00 PM – Scott Collins
7:00 PM – Avi Buffalo

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Damien McFly
7:00 PM – Josh Cashman

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – Jim and Sam
7:00 PM – Mail The Horse

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Parker Lane
7:00 PM – Band of Heathens

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Carnival Youth
7:00 PM – Cory Branan

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Michigan Rattlers
7:00 PM – Darling West

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Hilton Hotel Cannon & Bell

500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Thursday, March 9

4:00 PM – TBD
5:00 PM – Beth Chrisman

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – Tje Austin
7:00 PM – Wendy Colonna
8:00 PM – Scott Collins

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – Invoke
7:00 PM – Lovella
8:00 PM – TBD

Sunday, March 12

6:00 PM – Daisy O’Connor
7:00 PM – TBD
8:00 PM – TBD

Monday, March 13

6:00 PM – Ciaran Lavery
8:00 PM – Theorie Ornery

Tuesday, March 14

6:00 PM – Claire Morales
7:00 PM – Gaelynn Lea
8:00 PM – James Junius

Wednesday, March 15

6:00 PM – The Wheelwrights
7:00 PM – Odetta Hartman
8:00 PM – Molly Burch

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Allysen Callery
7:00 PM – Barbara Nesbitt
8:00 PM – Rebecca Loebe

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Darling West
7:00 PM – Dawg Yawp
8:00 PM – Simian Ghost

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Her’s
7:00 PM – TBD
8:00 PM – Moby Grape’s Peter Lewis and his daughter, Arwen Lewis

Sunday, March 19

11:00 AM – TBD

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Wyndham Garden Austin

3401 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78741

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Imaginary Tricks
7:00 PM – Mary Epworth

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Blueprint Blue
7:00 PM – Dustin Lovelis

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Hotel Indigo

810 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – Lo Country
7:00 PM – Honey and Salt

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – TBD
7:00 PM – James Junius

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Wesley Jenson
7:00 PM – Magic Island

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Billy Harvey
7:00 PM – Ramirez Exposure

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Gaelynn Lea
7:00 PM – Helen Fry

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Holiday Inn Express

805 Neches St, Austin, TX 78701

Friday, March 10

6:00 PM – Elijah Ford
7:00 PM – TBD

Saturday, March 11

6:00 PM – TBD
7:00 PM – Necklace

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Helen Fry
7:00 PM – PAVVLA

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – MISIMPLICITY
7:00 PM – The Place

Saturday, March 18

6:00 PM – Magic Island
7:00 PM – River Jones & Lorelei Linklater

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Radisson

111 East Cesar Chavez Street

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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W Austin Hotel

2nd Street District, 200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

Thursday, March 16

6:00 PM – Hamish Anderson
7:00 PM – Ha Ha Tonka

Friday, March 17

6:00 PM – Gold Star
7:00 PM – Helen Fry

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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Embassy Suites

300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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South Congress Hotel

1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Friday, March 17

6 PM – Lígula
7 PM – Mail The Horse

Saturday, March 18

6 PM – Will Stratton
7 PM – Magnolian

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JW Marriott

110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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