25 Bands to Watch at SXSW 2013


TheBlueIndian.com crew is making our inaugural trip to the land of milk and honey – SXSW 2013. Needless to say, we’re excited, and so we wanted to share with you a mere twenty-five of the hundreds of bands that we’re hoping to see over our time there, along with a video for each of their tunes. Compiled by staff writer Everett Verner and contributing writer David Dorer, this list will give you a glimpse of the party we plan on having. See you soon, Texas.

Allah-Las – Los Angeles, California

Ben Sollee – Louisville, Kentucky

Capital Cities – Los Angeles, California

Cherub – Nashville, Tennessee

DRGN KING – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FUCK ART, LET’S DANCE! – Hamburg, Germany

He’s My Brother She’s My Sister – Los Angeles, California

The Hood Internet – Chicago, Illinois

Indians – Copenhagen, Denmark

Ivan & Alyosha – Seattle, Washington

Jackie Chain – Huntsville, Alabama

The Last Royals – New York, New York

Metz – Toronto, Canada

Mitzi – Brisbane, Australia

 Nobody Beats the Drum – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three – St. Louis, Missouri

The Rocketboys – Austin, Texas

Royal Canoe – Winnipeg, Canada

Star & Micey – Nashville, Tennessee

Swear and Shake – Brooklyn, New York

Tall Ships – Falmouth, England

T Bird & the Breaks – Austin, Texas

The Warlocks – Los Angeles, California

Wild Cub – Nashville, Tennessee

Zion I – Oakland, California