Looking for the top music events to check out this weekend? From hearing bands and sipping Hennessy cognac to a SXSW DJ showcase, this weekend's event lineup offers plenty of options.
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Hennything For The Culture Showcase
First, listen to a dozen different bands and enjoy Hennessy cognac on Friday at the Hennything For The Culture Showcase at the Austin American Statesman. Expect food vendors, interactive games and other alcoholic drinks.
When: Friday, March 15, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Austin American Statesman, 305 S. Congress Ave.
Urban Fêtes x SXSW Industry Panel & Showcase "5 Year Anniversary"
Next, hear from a panel of industry influencers and media professionals and catch a showcase of music artists perform on Saturday at the fifth annual Industry Panel and Showcase at Peckerheads. The event is an opportunity for attendees to meet with industry leaders the talk about the how to thrive in the business. The Showcase will feature local and national bands, each playing a short set.
When: Saturday, March 16, 12-8 p.m.
Where: Peckerheads, 402 E. Sixth St.
Admission: Free (free Admission Before 3 p.m.); $5 (General Admission)
Trapapalooza SXSW 3
Keeping with the South By Southwest Music Conference, the third annual Trapapalooza is being held on Saturday. Artists scheduled to appear include Troy Ave, Bobby Lyte, A.C. Smitty, Beezy K and other national indie hip-hop acts.
When: Saturday, March 16, noon-6 p.m.
Where: 616 Lavaca St.
Admission: $20 (VIP meet and greet)
The 7th Annual #JuiceSxSW
And lastly, the seventh annual JuiceSXSW Showcase is Saturday and Sunday at The Bungalow. The lineup of DJs features local and national artists who will showcase their tune-spinning talents and play all styles of Electronic Dance Music.
When: Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Bungalow, 92 Rainey St.