San Antonio's BIG Music Weekend

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Spillover is in full swing. Today, Paper Tiger Kicks Off with Ice Age, The Spits, King Tuff & Surfer Blood. It's a free show but there is a link to "RSVP" http://papertiger.queueapp.com/events/9007. Doors open at 2pm with music scheduled to begin at 3. The renovated/rebranded former White Rabbit will be christened with some good ol' rock y roll with Snow Wite on the second stage. San Antonio artist Saakred will be the first group to perform on the Paper Tiger's main stage, scheduled to begin at 3:45. 


Small Stage
Snow Wite 3 -3:45
Filthy 4:30 -5:15
Cannibal Bitch 6:15-7:30
Spokesmodel 8:30 -9:30
Burnt Skull 10:15 11:00

Main Stage
Saakred 3:45-4:30
King Tuff 5:15 - 6:15
Surfer Blood 7:30 - 8:30
The Spits 9:15 -10:15
Iceage 11:00 -12am


Also, today is Day 2 of SouthXSouthtown concert series. Located at Southtown 101, today's lineup includes 2 bands from the east coast and regional familiar names like The Hares and Ready Revolution. 

Friday 3/20
3pm - Doors
4pm - 4:40 Vio/Mire (Providence, RI)
5pm - 5:40 Televangelist 
6pm - 6:40 Rat King Cole 
7pm - 7:40 The Sandworms
8pm - 8:40 Jane Lee Hooker(NewYork)
9pm - 9:40 The Hares 
10pm 10:40 Ready Revolution 

I say "Big Music Weekend" in the context of all that is happening in San Antonio. The current city wide boom is having an effect on San Antonio's music business like never before. There has been unprecedented demand for live entertainment in the last several years and San Antonio is stepping it up across the board. Investments are being made in various venues, more non-venue establishments have begun hosting live music, and promoters like House of Blues, ScoreMore, and now Transmission are betting San Antonio music lovers will turn out. The current boom helps bring San Antonio to the attention of those creating tour schedules. Now they will allow time for artists to swing through SA, there are major cities on the east coast that are closer to each other than major TX cities yet, bands will hit up all major east coast cities but not in TX. This is changing.  

Burger Hangover 3 kicks off this Sunday at the Korova and will bring Thee Oh Sees, Jeff the Brotherhood, Diarrhea Planet and a ton of other bands. This show is also making headlines and rightly so, these are top billed bands and create headlines on their own. I keep hearing people say this is the best SXSW Spillover in San Antonio in years, and we have to agree, March 2015 may be one of the best months of music in town in years.