The hottest action of the day is the Pitchfork party. You'll probably be pretty wiped out after that. There's some other big buzz shows on Friday night, but nothing that interests me too much....
Friday Day Parties:
Pitchfork Party at Emo’s with Peter Bjorn and John, Girl Talk, RJD2, Menomena, The Ponys, Pipettes, Do Make Say Think, Deerhunter, Fujiya and Miyagi, Beach House, Marnie Stern, Cyrstal Castles
Merge and Absolutely Kosher Party @ Pok-e-Jo’s with the Broken West, Oakley Hall, +/-, Rosebuds,
Vice Party @ Longbranch Inn with Deerhunter, 400 Blows, etc.
Vice Party @ Scion Stage with Qui, Big Business, boris, Turbonegro, etc.
Hot Freaks, Blogger Curated Fest @ The Mohawk & Club Deville with Shearwater, Sea Wolf, Midnight Movies, etc.
Mess with Texas @ Red Seven with Host David Cross, Les Savy Fav, Black Angels, the Gossip, Erase Errata, Matt & Kim, Spindrift
Filter Party @ Cedar Street Courtyard with The Little Ones, Dappled Cities, Money Mark, etc.
Little Radio Party @ Red Eyed Fly with El-P, Tokyo Police Club, Amy Millan, Vietnam, Yellow Fever
Terrorbird Media Party @ Lucky Lounge with Castanets, The Mae Shi, Marnie Stern, etc.
Jane Magazine Party @ 401 Guadalupe with Great Northern, Earl Greyhound, Scissors for Lefty, Oh No! Oh My!, Sloan, Foreign Islands, Midnight Movies
The Watson Twins @ Austin Convention Center 3:30 PM and 7:00 PM
The Watson Twins @ Central Presbyterian Church 9:00 PM
Ozomatli @ Town Lake 6:30 PM
The Mae Shi @ Blender Balcony at the Ritz 8:00 PM
Brother Reade @ Emo’s Annex 9:15 PM
Pigeon John @ Austin Convention Center 10:00 PM
Simon Dawes @ Emo’s Annex 10:45 PM
Ferraby Lionheart @ Buffalo Billiards 11:00 PM
Los Abandoned @ the Rio 11:00 PM
The Bedroom Walls @ Club One 15 11:20 PM
Daedelus @ Zero Degrees 11:30 PM
Dios (malos) @ Red Eyed Fly 11:30 PM
No Age @ Blender Balcony at the Ritz 1:00 AM
The Blood Arm @ Club Deville 1:00 AM
Peter Walker @ Lambert’s 1:00 AM
Busdriver @ Zero Degrees 1:15 AM
Human Ear Music Showcase @ Ale House (Ariel Pink, Bubonic Plague, Super Creep) – Experimental Music
Other Recommended Shows:
Daniel Johnston @ Austin Convention Center 5:00 PM
Dirty on Purpose @ Maggie Mae’s 9:00 PM
Peter Bjorn and John @ Austin Convention Center 9:00 PM
Peter and the Wolf @ Eternal 10:00 PM
Sloan @ Dirty Dog Bar 12:00 AM
Boris @ Spiro’s Amphitheatre 12:00 AM
Polyphonic Spree @ Austin Convention Center 12:30 AM
Apples in Stereo @ Dirty Dog Bar 1:00 AM