Thursday's Best SXSW Day Parties

Thursday's Best Bets (in no particular order), thought I would list them all in one place to make it easier (I even included links, so if you are already downtown out and about, you can look on your phone's webrowser). It was getting a little confusing, alright a lot confusing. If you didn't RSVP to some events, go to the venue, flash some cash and you never know. Here you go:

  • The A.V. Canvas Saddle Crafts Club @ Emo's (603 Red River St.) Tapes N Tapes [5:20, Main Stage], Tokyo Police Club [4:20, Main Stage], The Stills [3:20, Main Stage], Shout Out Louds [2:20, Main Stage], The Constantines [1:20, Main Stage], The Most Serene Republic [12:20, Main Stage], Georgie James (acoustic duo) [5:10, Junior Stage], Los Campesinos! [4:10, Junior Stage], Neva Dinova [2:40, Junior Stage], Ra Ra Riot [1:55, Junior Stage], Son, Ambulance[1:00, Junior Stage], Ladyfinger (ne) [12:05, Junior Stage] FREE
  • NPR Showcase @ The Parish (214 East 6th Street, FREE) Lineup Includes: Vampire Weekend (4pm), Bon Iver (3:15pm), Yeasayer (2:30pm), A.A. Bondy (2:00pm), Jens Lekman (1:15pm), Shout Out Louds (12:30pm)**According to the Parish website, A.A. Bondy is replacing Adele, who I wanted to see
  • Filter Magazine Party @ Cedar Street Courtyard (Hope you already RSVPed) Lineup: Robyn (5pm), Be Your Own Pet (4pm), The Duke Spirit (3:15pm), Low vs. Diamond (2:30pm), Everest (1:45pm), The Republic Tigers (1pm), Two Sheds (Noon)
  • Fader Party (Hope you already RSVPed) @ The Fader Fort (204 E. 4th Street) The Ting Tings, Joe Lean & The Jing Jang Jong, Grand Ole Party, Birdmonster, Saul Williams, Lou Reed Tribute (A bunch of great bands), N.E.R.D [Click Here For Set Times]
  • Stereogum/Paste Party @ new club on 6th street next to Emo's (Hope you already RSVPed) The Lineup: My Brightest Diamond (12-12:40), Nada Surf (1-1:40), Destroyer (2-2:40), Colour Revolt (3-3:40), Delta Spirit (4:00-4:40), Peter Morén (5-5:40)
  • Rhapsody Rocks Austin SXSW Day Party
    @ The Mohawk (917 Red River St.)
    Thursday, March 15th from 12:00pm to 5:30pm (Hope you already RSVPed)
    The Lineup: The Clipse (4:30pm), Sons & Daughters (3:30pm), Cut Copy (2:30pm), No Age(1:30pm), British Sea Power (12:30pm), Dj $mall Change
  • Other Music SXSW Lawn Party @ The French Legation Museum (802 San Marcos St.) from noon to 7pm, Lineup Includes: Bodies of Water, These New Puritans, J.Mascis, Jay Reatard, Nika Miko, Times New Viking (FREE)
  • Schubas SXSW Party @ Yard Dog Gallery (1510 S. Congress Ave., noon-7pm, all ages, FREE) Lineup/Times: (Doors open at 11:30am) Aleks & the Drummer (6:05-6:30pm), Black Joe Lewis (5:25-5:50pm), Blitzen Trapper (4:40-5:05pm), Okkervil River (3:50-4:20pm), The Cool Kids (3:00-3:30pm), Peter Moren (2:20-2:50pm), The Spinto Band (1:40-2:05pm), Ben Jelin (12:55-1:20pm), The Builder & The Butchers (12:10-12:35pm)
  • Pure Volume SXSW Party @ the PureVolume Ranch (E 2nd and Trinity St)(Hope you RSVPed already) Lineup includes: Breathe Carolina (3am), Portugal the Man (2am), The Photo Atlas (1am), Band Marino (midnight), DJ Lounge (8pm-midnight), The Republic Tigers (7pm), The Bridges (6pm), Paper Rival (5pm), The Cab (4pm), Last American Buffalo (3pm)
  • The Nylon Guess Lounge SXSW Showcase @ The Jelly NYC Texas Garage (421 3rd. St. @ Guadalupe) (Hope You Already RSVPed), Lineup Includes: Dj Michael Leviton (12am), O'Death (11:15pm), Phosphorescent (10:30pm), AA Bondy (9:45pm), Bark Bark Bark (9:00pm), Lucky Dragons (Dj between sets), Break, These New Puritans (5:20pm), The Virgins (4:40pm), Heloise & The Savior Faire (4:00pm), Lukas Haas (3:20pm), Emmy The Great (2:40pm), Johnathan Rice (2:00pm), B The Break (Dj between sets)
  • Homeslice "Music By The Slice" SXSW Party (1415 South Congress Ave) FREE, Lineup includes: Kid Beyond (6:00), Hey Willpower (5:15), TBA (4:30), Neimo (3:45), Spain Colored Orange (3:00), Goldspot (2:15), Mussels (1:30), The High Strung (12:45), The Teeth (12:00), in between: Chris Mills (early) The LK (late)
  • Planetary Groups Skewer @ Maggie Maes (6th and Trinity) from noon to 5:30 (Hope you already RSVPed) Bands include: American Princes, Elf Power, Cloud Cult, South, Longwave, Starsailor, The Shackeltons, Mostly Bears, Portugal. The Man, and Look See Proof.
  • Birds Barbershop @ 2110 S. Lamar Blvd. Lineup includes: Hopewell (Noon), Special guests (12:45), Zookeeper (1:30), Lykke Li (2:15), Hymns (3:00), Dawn Landes (3:45), Dizzee Rascal(4:30), Mothfight (5:30), Sons & Daughters (6:15) FREE
  • Above the Radar SXSW Party @ Trophy's (2008 S. Congress, FREE, No invite/badge required. Free beer and food. noon to 7pm) Inside stage: Dead Confederate, The Shackeltons, Land of Talk, Monahans, Thee Emergency, UME Outdoor Stage: Ghislain Poirier, 1/2 Alive, Table Manners Crew, The Death Set, Transmography, Lady Pterodactyl.
  • Evangelicals (5pm), Ola Podrida (4pm), Lightspeed Champion (2pm), Emmy the Great (1pm), Bowerbirds (noon) @ Urban Outfitters (2406 Guadalupe St) FREE
  • Waterloo Records SXSW Performances by: Sara Bareilles (2pm), The Ruby Suns (3pm), Ingrid Michaelson (4pm), Cadence Weapon (5pm), Die! Die! Die! (6pm) FREE