According to the official site:
Wednesday, March 14
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Brush Square ParkThe Canadian Consulate General in Dallas, Texas invites you to kick off your SXSW with the second annual Canadian Blast BBQ. Great music and refreshments!
Thursday, March 15
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Room 710 (710 Red River St)
Join Donkey Punch Clothing and Long Beach, California-based indie Low-Rent Records for free drinks, lots of swag and great music by The Soft Hands, Jessie Deluxe and Thinking Aloud. All SXSW registrants are welcome - show your badge for entry.
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
North by Tent, Brush Square ParkU.K. Trade & Investment
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bourbon Rocks (508 E. 6th St)
Join Quack!Media in launching new issues of FOUND and DIRTY FOUND magazines, with live performances by Okkervil River, Tally Hall, Great Lakes Myth Society and The Walkmen. Eat first, because we spent all our money on booze! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Blender Balcony (320 E. 6th St)
Following last year's free food, music and beer fest... Transgressive Records - officially the world's best record label (according to many of its friends) - is repeating the success in 2007. Promised: The Young Knives, Jeremy Warmsley, Foals live, alongside further treats from the label and some very, very special guest DJs. Pizza and booze will be provided. Capacity is very limited; bring the invitation you'll receive at badge pick-up.
Friday, March 16
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Latitude 30 (302 E. 6th Street) Welsh Music Foundation at SXSW 2007
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Lava Lounge (405 E. 7th Street) Scottish Arts Council
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Momo's (618 W. 6th Street)
Sinister Muse Records and The Lonestar Rollergirls present "The Biggest Little Party in Austin 2007" on Friday, March 16 upstairs at Momo's. Sinister Muse Records' recording artists Graham Isaacson, Treaty of Paris and Dead Town Revival, as well as OmniRox Entertainment artist The Sterns will perform live. Free BEER and FOOD will be served. Guaranteed -- the best party in Austin. Don't miss it. RSVP to email@example.com.
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Bourbon Rocks (508 E. 6th Street) Island UK Records
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Friends (208 E. 6th Street) Berklee College of Music
Saturday, March 17
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm Maggie Mae's (323 E. 6th St)
Join B.O.S. Music and Authentic Records, two indie labels, as they present an afternoon of music from up-and-coming artists including The Nadas, Oneside, and Chris Kasper among others. Great music is just one reason to join us - we'll also have a generous open bar, free food, and we're giving away a high-end Taylor Guitar, free Elixir guitar strings and other goodies.