5 music events to check out in Austin this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on March 14, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From hip hop to world music, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Balanced Breakfast Showcase Day 5 with Music City SF During SxSW 2019

First, Balanced Breakfast, the international community of aspiring musicians, is behind this free music showcase at Still Austin Whiskey Co. Friday, which is day five of the showcase, features bands from San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles and more.

When: Friday, March 15, noon-9 p.m.
Where: Still Austin Whiskey Co, 440 E. St. Elmo Road
Admission: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

Hip Hop Matters Festival during SXSW

Also on Friday is this hip hop showcase at Club Latinos. Catch 12 different DJs, as well as live performances from Lil Flip, KXNG Crooked and Bad Habit. Food trucks will be on hand to keep you fueled.

When: Friday, March 15, 3 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Club Latinos, 1905 E. Riverside Drive.
Admission: $5

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Austin Terror Fest / Northwest Hesh Fest Day 2

On Saturday, it's day two of Austin Terror Fest/NW Hesh Fest at The Lost Well. Featured artists include Kool Keith, Flesh Hoarder and Wolfie Warship.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Lost Well, 2421 Webberville Road
Admission: $20

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Chain Hang Low Pool Party ft. Crizzly X Lil Flip @ RIO

Then, at RIO nightclub, it's the Chain Hang Low Pool Party. Rappers and DJs like Crizzly and Lil' Flip are among the highlights.

When: Saturday, March 16, 2-8 p.m.
Where: RIO, 601 Rio Grande St.
Admission: $10

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Sol Life's Global Local SXSW Showcase @ Speakeasy

Finally, the nonprofit Sol Collective is behind this free concert at Speakeasy. International artists like Chief Boima from Sierra Leone, Ziminio from Brazil, and Vanessa Zamora from Mexico are among the guests.

When: Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Speakeasy Kabaret, 412 Congress Ave., #D
Admission: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

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