Free SXSW Shows In Austin 2014 - Austin Local
  Events | Locals | Things to Do

Free SXSW Shows In Austin 2014


Read time: 2 minutes
It’s that time of the year again – like Austin’s very own holiday! Traffic becomes chaos (like it wasn’t already), and weird people from all over the country and world are scouring the streets to find a good live show. WARNING: During this week, the downtown area is not for the timid, who prefer taking it easy during Spring Break. Or maybe you just don’t want to spend money to see all that SXSW has to offer this year.

For music lovers who are looking to avoid the downtown chaos (or don’t want to buy a SXSW badge or wristband), SXSW thoughtfully hosts free shows during the last few days of the festival at Auditorium Shores. Since the usual site is experiencing renovations right now, it will be at Butler Park, 1000 W Riverside Drive. These free live shows always offer a good time and have showcased well-known bands like Counting Crows and The Shins. This year’s bands include Foster the People and Childish Gambino, who have also performed at ACL Fest. Bands take the stage evenings of March 13th-15th.

Head to Butler Park for SXSW and enjoy music without a badge or the hustle and bustle of SXSW in Downtown Austin. The Butler Park Concerts are open to the public with FREE guest pass wristbands that will be available in advance or at the entrance. You can RSVP here to get on the list ahead of time.

2014 SXSW Free Show Lineup at Butler Park
Thursday, March 13th @ 6PM
Los Lonely Boys
Thursday, March 13th @ 7PM
Vintage Trouble
Thursday, March 13th @ 8PM
‘A Jimi Henderix Celebration
Friday, March 14th Young & Sick
Friday, March 14th Washed Out
Friday, March 14th Foster the People
Saturday, March 15th @ TBA
Take Me to the River
Saturday, March 15th @ 6:30 PM
The Cool Kids
Saturday, March 15th@ 8PM
Childish Gambino

Don’t let the hectic Downtown area keep you from enjoying Austin’s favorite past time. There are several options for transportation to make your trip easier. Shuttles from the Austin Convention Center run everyday from 4-11pm (free for SXSW badge holders). There are also park & ride options, park & walk options, and the Mellow Johnny’s bike parking near the Auditorium Shores entrance. The Shores will be open from noon to close Thursday through Saturday with festival food, vendors and many arts & crafts.

Click here for the full list of free SXSW shows and events.

Related links

Leave a Comment

INSTAGRAM

Happy Valentine's Day, Austin! You make us #realtyawesome and we hope YOU are feeling the LOVE today and every day! #realtyaustin #makethemove ...

71 1

Since 2011, the Women of Hope have raised over $600,000 to support housing, education, and programs for SAFE|Children's Shelter. The Women of Hope are on a mission to make the world a better place for abused and neglected children. Learn more with the link in bio 🏡❤️#OurAustinPledge #KeepAustinSAFE #AustinLocal #RealtyAustin #SAFEChildrensShelter
#SAFEHousing #WomenOfHope
...

44 1

For nearly 35 years, Austin Habitat for Humanity has been on a mission to end the cycle of poverty housing. With over 470 homes built by staff and community volunteers, this extraordinary non-profit holds true to their belief that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live. Austin Habitat For Humanity CEO, Phyllis Snodgrass, digs deeper into the importance of bringing people together to build strong, stable and self-reliant communities. 🏡❤️ #OurAustinPledge #KeepAustinAffordable #AustinLocal #HereYouGrow #RealtyAustin #AustinHabitatForHumanity #Austin #GiveBack ...

41 0

Happy 2020 Austin! Here's to another year of building strong communities and making our city the best place to live together. Thank you to our #RealtyAwesome team of rockstar agents and their clients! #ThankYou #HappyNewYear #LoveYourCity #WorkHard #PlayHard #GiveBack #RealtyAustin #HereYouGrow ...

43 1

Since opening its doors in 1990, Foundation Communities has helped over 6,000 families and individuals find a home and a better quality of life! Hear why the founder, Walter Moreau, gives back to Austin. 🏡❤️ #ouraustinpledge #keepaustinaffordable #austinlocal #foundationcommunities #keepaustinweird #affordablehousing ...

48 1

We're giving back to Austin in a big way this year! If you've got a place in your heart this holiday season and are looking for a way to make an impact within our community, please visit OurAustinPledge.com to partner with one of our Affordable Housing Pioneers or check out our Holiday Giving Guide. #OurAustinPledge #WorkHardPlayHardGiveBack #RealtyAustin #RealtyAwesome #GiveBack ...

32 2

Want to hear from the owners of Realty Austin on why they think it’s important to give back to the community? 🏡❤️
#OurAustinPledge #AustinLocal #WorkHardPlayHardGiveBack #KeepAustinAffordable
...

73 1

Pin It on Pinterest