• 11Mar

    Brooklyn Bodega SXSW Picks (3/13-3/16)

    With all the amazing showcases going down at SXSW we couldn’t let this gem slip through the cracks. Nelson George and Arthur Baker will be premiering their joint cinematic venture Finding The Funk – a documentary narrated by ?uestlove about the origins and impact of funk music. There will be 3 screenings down at SXSW and on March 16th there will be a panel discussion about funk featuring Arthur Baker and Bootsy Collins.
    WHAT: Finding The Funk Screenings
    WHEN: March 13- March 15
    WHERE:Various Locations
    Austin, TX
    MORE INFO: click here for more info
    Looking for some underground Hip-Hop? Stop by the Notes From The Underground SXSW showcase hosted by Talib Kweli and Tony Neal of Core DJs. Check performances by Vinnie Chase, Tito Lopez, Kid Daytona, SL Jones, Doughbeezy, A.DD+ and more.


    WHAT: Notes From The Underground
    WHEN: Wed, March 13th
    WHERE: Thirsty Nickel
    325 E.6th Street. Austin, TX
    RSVP: Click here to RSVP
    A little dancing at SXSW never hurt anybody! Get ready to party Beat Junkies style. Reppin for the Beat Junkies will be Shortkut & Rhettmatic plus opening sets by LA’s own DJ Expo & Detroit’s own House Shoes. Hieroglyphics MCs Opio and Pep Love will be hosting through out the event. Best part – IT’S FREE, NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, just 21+ to get down and party!
      WHAT: Junkies Spring Break
    WHEN: Thurs. March 14th

    WHERE: Hudson on Fifth
    301 W. 5th St. Austin, TX
    MORE INFO: click here for more info
    Filter is invading Austin’s Rainey Street this week for SXSW. For their Dickie’s showcase on Thursday night on the late tip (after 11pm) check performances by Killer Mike, The Flatbush Zombies A$AP Ferg, and MORE!
    WHAT: Filter x Dr. Marten’s
    WHEN: Thurs March 14th
    WHERE: Bar 96
    96 Rainey St. Austin, TX
    RSVP: click here to RSVP
    Rocking the Audible Treats Hip-Hop Showcase will be Souls of Mischief, Prince Paul, and Hot Sugar, along with A.Dd+, SL Jones, Bay Area #airchair evangelists Iamsu! and Roach Gigz, Chippy Nonstop, The Doppelgangaz, and more. All badge and wristband holders will be admitted for free.
    WHAT: Audible Treats Hip-Hop Showcase
    WHEN:Thurs March 14th
    WHERE: Bar 512
    408 E 6th St. Austin, TX
    MORE INFO: click here for more info
    Viceland has a great line up for this second week of SXSW. In a span of 3 days you can catch anyone from Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival alumns Ghostface Killah, Kendrick Lamar, Stalley, Fat Tony, as well as The Underachievers, Snoop Lion, Movado, Action Bronson, Juelz Santana and MORE!
    WHAT: Viceland Week 2
    WHEN: March 14 – 16
    401 E. Cesar Chavez. Austin, TX
    RSVP: click here to RSVP
    Mass Appeal has teamed up with Ice Cream for their SXSW showcase this year with performances by Kendrick Lamar, Pusha T, Raekwon, Danny Brown, Alexander Spit, A$AP Ferg, Roc Marciano, Harry Fraud, Rockie Fresh, Emilio Rojas, BIA, Nylo, and other surprise guests.
    WHAT: Mass Appeal
    WHEN: Fri March 15th
    Doors 7pm
    WHERE: Austin Music Hall
    208 Nueces Ave. Austin, TX
    RSVP: click here to RSVP
    If you’re still on Rainey street rocking with Filter stop by their Dr. Martens showcase which includes an array of different artist where you can find a little funk, pop, rock and of course Hip-Hop. Thursday’s line up includes sets by Big K.R.I.T. and Talib Kweli.
    WHAT: Filter x Dickies
    WHEN: March 14th- 16th
    WHERE:Lustre Pearl
    97 Rainey St. Austin, TX
    RSVP: click here to RSVP


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