Thursday, March 06, 2008

NPR Brings R.E.M., MMJ, YLT, and VW from SXSW to YOU.

NPR Music will be webcasting four complete concert line-ups from South by Southwest next week. The concerts, featuring 20 bands, will be webcast live on and broadcast live on KUT, KEXP, The Current, WFUV, and WXPN. All concerts will be recorded and archived.

Here's the full line-up of NPR shows:

All Times ET/CT and Subject to Change

Wed., March 12 (Live from Stubbs)
9:00/8:00 p.m.:
Johnathan Rice
10:00/9:00 p.m.: Summerbirds in the Cellar
11:00/10:00 p.m.: Papercranes
12:00 a.m./11:00 p.m.:
Dead Confederate
1:00/12:00 a.m.:

Thurs., March 13 (Live from The Parish)
1:30/12:30 p.m.:
Shout Out Louds
2:15/1:15 p.m.:
Jens Lekman
3:00/2:00 p.m.:
A.A. Bondy
3:30/2:30 p.m.:
4:15/3:15 p.m.:
Bon Iver
5:00/4:00 p.m.:
Vampire Weekend

Thurs., March 13 (Live from Austin Music Hall)
9:15/8:15 p.m.:
The Whigs
10:30/9:30 p.m.:
Yo La Tengo
12:00 a.m./11:00 p.m.:
My Morning Jacket

Fri., March 14 (Live from Volume)
1:00/12:00 p.m.:
Lightspeed Champion
2:00/1:00 p.m.:
The Weakerthans
3:00/2:00 p.m.:
Kaki King
4:00/3:00 p.m.: Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
5:00/4:00 p.m.: Liam Finn
6:00/5:00 p.m.:
The Whigs

Find yourself a sixer of Shiner Bock at a fancy beer store, put on some tight jeans, an ironic t-shirt, some mirrored aviators, and stand in front of the computer with the volume cranked way up. It'll almost be like being there.

AA Bondy - "There's A Reason" mp3

Papercranes - "Treasure" mp3

Yo La Tengo - "Little Eyes" mp3

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