photos by @griffinshot / Tim Griffin
Kurt Vile & The Violators played Stubb's on 4/15 with Purling Hiss. Pics from that show (and Kurt's set list) are in this post.
Purling HissKurt Vile and The Violators
Kurt Vile & The Violators Upcoming 2016 Tour Dates:
SAT 21 MAY Hangout Music Festival 2016Gulf Shores, AL, US
MON 23 MAY – TUE 24 MAY Dylan Fest Nashville 2016Nashville, TN, US
SAT 28 MA
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...
It was kind of funny and shocking the first time Rachael Ray threw a SXSW Music party, and even more funny and shocking that bands we liked were on the bill, but at this point it's just kind of whatever, a tradition, not something we really think twice about...
Hundreds of umbrellas littered the entrance to Stubb's and the crowd was a sea of cheap plastic ponchos and trashbags. Fans that arrived early to get a good spot or to watch R&B duo THEESatisfaction braved a couple of hours of rain...