Oxnard, CA punk greats Annihilation Time initially broke up in 2009 (the same year they played a BrooklynVegan SXSW show) but reformed last year for a one-off in Melbourne. This year they've got an Austin show coming up, which is reportedly their only US show of the year...
Iggy Pop isn't the only music legend at SXSW this year. 83 year old country singer Loretta Lynn had the first slot on the BBC Music showcase at Stubb's in Austin yesterday (3/17), technically opening for the much younger Sunflower Bean (and then Lapsley, Stormzy and Jake Bugg). It was obvious that most of the huge crowd was there for her though...
The first of three free BrooklynVegan SXSW day parties at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin went down yesterday (3/17). 15 bands took over the venue's indoor and outdoor stages from noon to 6 pm, with a punk show outside and a more eclectic bill inside. Here's pictures and a recap of the whole day.
No question the true highlights were times like when Iggy and this ace band took "Nightclubbing" into "The Passenger" into "China Girl" to end the pre-encore set, but then when they came back out to "Break Into Your Heart," it was just about as satisfying. As anyone who's seen Iggy recently knows, he is still unstoppable live in ways that almost seem physically impossible.
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