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SXSW announces lineup for 3-day free shows at Outdoor Stage, other free events

Through March 19, you'll be able to catch free shows at the Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake.

AUSTIN, Texas — SXSW has announced its lineup for its popular and free three-day Outdoor Stage performances. 

The Outdoor Stage is located at Lady Bird Lake and Vic Mathias Shores at 800 Riverside Drive. The three-day concert series is running from March 17 through March 19.

Each concert is sponsored by three different charities: Spaceflight Records, GIVE A NOTE Foundation and JoyRx Music.

Here's a breakdown of the lineup for each day, although they are subject to change.

Thursday, March 17

  • 5 – 5:30 p.m.: Croy and the Boys
  • 5:50 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.: Kalu and the Electric Joint
  • 6:40 p.m. – 7:25 p.m.: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead 
  • 7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Heartless Bastards
  • 8:50 p.m. – 9:40 p.m.: Golden Dawn Arkestra

Friday, March 18

  • 5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Jane N’ The Jungle
  • 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: The Dumes
  • 7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: The Warning
  • 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Sammy Hagar and the Circle

Saturday, March 19

  • 5 p.m.: TBD
  • 6 p.m.: TBD
  • 7 p.m.: Houndmouth
  • 8 p.m.: Mt Joy

Gates open each day at 4 p.m. 

While the Outdoor Stage is one of SXSW's biggest free events, there are many other free events the festival is offering.

Starting at 11:30 a.m. on March 12 at the Long Center Terrace, Disney+ will host free outdoor screenings.

You can subscribe for free SXSW events online and check out daily events on the festival's website.

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