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Middle Brother's Matt Vasquez shreds at Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas.

Watch Middle Brother, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – Middle Brother, pulling members of Dawes, Delta Spirit and Deer Tick, fits with their rustic sounds.


Man Man (led by Honus Honus) performed several songs off their forthcoming album, Live Fantastic.

Watch Man Man, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – The Philadelphia band careens and stomps through performances that seem run-down but decadent.


Kurt Vile performed at Auditorium Shores the day after a bag of his equipment was stolen.

Read Kurt Vile, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – Kurt Vile's set overcame the loss of a stolen bag of equipment, leaning instead on his roots.

Texas native Sarah Jaffe performs at KUT's SXSW showcase at Momo's in Austin.

Listen SXSW 2011: Sarah Jaffe, Live In Concert KUT

March 20, 2011 – Hear the Texas singer's impressive set at KUT's SXSW showcase, live from Momo's in Austin. KUT


The Felice Brothers performed at Auditorium Shores.

Listen SXSW 2011: The Felice Brothers, Live In Concert

March 20, 2011 – The Felice Brothers' sound draws on the past, but its mix of rock, country and folk remains fresh.


Julianna Barwick.

Watch Watch: Julianna Barwick Performs A Tiny SXSW Concert

March 20, 2011 – Julianna Barwick brought her pipes and loop pedals to The Driskill Hotel for an intimate set.


Los Angeles band Grouplove performed live at Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop on KEXP.

Watch SXSW 2011: Grouplove, Live In Concert KEXP

March 20, 2011 – Hear the Los Angeles band's soaring set from the KEXP stage at SXSW 2011. KEXP


Claudia Garate of Austin, Texas, watches Man Man play at Auditorium Shores Saturday at SXSW.

Read Four Days Into SXSW 2011, Endurance Pays Off

March 20, 2011 – SXSW can be exhausting, but this year more musicians, and audiences, seem to be making it work.

Raphael Saadiq performs live at Stubb's Bar-B-Q at SXSW 2011.

Watch Raphael Saadiq, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 19, 2011 – As a solo star, Raphael Saadiq has proven himself an appealing old-school soul throwback.

Typhoon at The Driskill at SXSW 2011.

Watch Watch: Typhoon Performs A Tiny SXSW Concert

March 19, 2011 – We stuffed the 11-piece Portland band in a room at The Driskill Hotel to play.


Early morning in Austin, Texas

Listen Late Night Dispatches And Photos From SXSW 2011: Friday

March 19, 2011 – Day three brought performances from TV On The Radio, Sharon Van Etten, Midlake and more.


Austinite D'wazauhn Washington working a make-shift pay-to-park lot in East Austin on Friday.

Read SXSW: Beyond 6th Street, A Local Party

March 18, 2011 – East of SXSW's main drag, many of Austin's year-round residents are throwing a party of their own


The Head and The Heart performed live on KEXP from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in downtown Austin for SXSW.

Listen SXSW 2011: The Head And The Heart, Live In Concert KEXP

March 18, 2011 – Listen to a set from this Seattle-based band, performed in an Austin bike shop and live on KEXP. KEXP


Sharon Van Etten performs an early-morning set at SXSW, live on KUT.

Listen SXSW 2011: Sharon Van Etten, Live In Concert KUT

March 18, 2011 – Hear one of 2010's breakout artists perform four stripped-down songs from her album Epic, on KUT. KUT


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