SXSW 2009: The Bay Area Takeover Party (3/19) :: RSVP Info


Mike Relm, Vetiver, The Morning Benders headline six hour unofficial day party during South by Southwest, featuring 13 of the San Francisco Bay Area’s hottest indie bands

Tricycle Records and The Bay Bridged are proud to announce the second annual Bay Area Takeover, a six hour unofficial day party during the 2009 South by Southwest Music Festival. Taking place on Thursday, March 19th, 2009 from 12pm to 6pm at Austin’s Beauty Bar (click here for directions), with performances by over a dozen of the San Francisco Bay Area’s hottest artists representing a broad cross-section of the Bay’s fertile and diverse music scene.

The show’s headliners–Sub Pop folk-rock masters Vetiver, acclaimed A/V DJ Mike Relm, and indie pop buzz band The Morning Benders–are leaders in forging the Bay Area’s cosmopolitan music identity.

We're definitely fans of Wallpaper, he was one of our "SXSW Spotlights" we featured last year.  He's one not to be missed!

[Bay Area Takeover Official Site]
[Bay Area Takeover Myspace]
[SXSW Music Official Site]

The full list of acts include: (w/ Set Time TBA)

w/ DJ sets from Omar (Popscene), Miles (Popscene, Live 105), Elise (Indie Pop Rocks!) and Jacob Fury (Glamour)

Profiles of all of the artists and more information about the party can be found at the newly relaunched The party is FREE, but people should RSVP at the web site to receive priority admission. The web site’s blog will be regularly updated until SXSW with the latest music news about the Takeover bands and all party announcements.


The Bay Area Takeover is sponsored by Zannel and SomaFM.