What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, March 22 – 24

Friday, March 22 Amyl and the Sniffers @ Thee Parkside Fresh off a downright dangerous set at SXSW, the Australian punks ride their tour of destruction across the US to the West Coast. Prateek Kuhad @ Swedish American Hall One of our surprise SX discoveries, singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad has a way with ballads, but isn't afraid of rocking out, either. The Antlers @ Great American Music Hall The album-anniversary tour has become a trend as of the last few years, and the Antlers aren't any exception for participating in it...but with a twist Playing Hospice, their 2009 indie landmark, from [...]

SXSW Day Six: Bye Bye, South By

Amyl and the Sniffers (photo: Norm deVeyra) Photos and additional reporting by Ian Young and Norm deVeyra Ian's Highlights My last day here was supposed to be relaxing, chill, laid-back. Started the day with some breakfast tacos and was planning on just meandering around Austin grabbing drinks with friends and, just as importantly, sitting down and resting my barking dogs. But then Amyl and the Sniffers happened. The way a hurricane "happens" or an atom bomb "happens." They played in what was basically a dusty backyard, and the show felt more like I was a clown in a bull ring [...]

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