NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase: Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, More In what's become one of the most anticipated showcases at SXSW, NPR Music and partner public radio stations present a can't-miss night of performances, March 13 at Stubb's.

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Adam Kissick for NPR

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

Adam Kissick for NPR

SXSW Music Festival

NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase: Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, More

In what's become one of the most anticipated showcases at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference, NPR Music and partner public radio stations presented a can't-miss night of performances on March 13 at Stubb's. The official showcase was available on air, online and on mobile to audiences worldwide, in a broadcast on NPR member stations across the country, and live video stream here and in the NPR Music apps.

As previously announced, Yeah Yeah Yeahs played new songs from the forthcoming album Mosquito, out April 16, as well as fan favorites. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds opened the evening, fresh off the release of a new album, Push the Sky Away, and at the start of a U.S. tour. Here is the full line-up by time:

[+] read more[-] less

More From Rock

A still from Drowse's "Klonopin" video. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Drowse's 'Klonopin' Soundtracks A Heavy Dose

Steeped in detuned guitars and iridescent noise, Drowse sounds like an intimate Mount Eerie home recording overdubbed with a worn-out cassette of The Cure's Disintegration.

Watch Ty Segall Perform 'Despoiler of Cadaver' Live in the Studio Davis Bell/KCRW hide caption

toggle caption Davis Bell/KCRW

Ty Segall, 'Despoiler of Cadaver' (Live)

KCRW

Watch the LA rocker perform a glam-disco cut from his new album, Freedom's Goblin.

Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

Pere Ubu On Mountain Stage

Twenty-six years after its first appearance on Mountain Stage, the eccentric rock band played songs from its latest album, 20 Years In A Montana Missile Silo.

Pere Ubu On Mountain Stage

A still from Birthing Hips' music video for "Internet." YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Birthing Hips' 'Internet' Is Beautifully Deranged

The Boston band makes brainy, noisy punk that reflects sonic adventure and technical mastery. "Internet," from its album Urge To Merge, shows off the group's flair for the uncanny.

Back To Top