This Local Spins round-up focuses on Michigan House’s return to Austin for SXSW for the fourth year in a row and the latest booking for St. Cecilia’s Acoustic Cafe series, plus a groovy listing of recent buzzed-about West Michigan concert announcements.
Category: Local Spins at SXSW
Exclusive coverage from SXSW 2017 in Austin, Texas! Local Spins will be on site at Michigan House-Austin March 11-15. And watch the Local Spins roundtable, “Lessons Learned From Austin, Part 2,” via Facebook Live at 3:15 p.m. Tue. March 14 on the Local Spins Facebook page.
Tuesday’s Michigan House lineup at Austin boasts loads of potential. Read about the performances and a special Local Spins roundtable that will stream live. Meanwhile, Traverse City’s The Accidentals continue to live up to the hype at SXSW. Read about their first show for 2017 in Austin and check out the premiere of a new Rick Chyme & Nixon video featuring The Accidentals.
With SXSW panels probing Michigan initiatives on creativity, innovation, equity and more, Michigan House turned the gym at an Austin church into a Mitten State mecca with Michigan beer, a visit from Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and music from Seth Bernard. Check out the videos, story and photos, only at Local Spins.
To mark their return to South by Southwest, Traverse City’s The Accidentals released the first single from their upcoming new album today. And five other Michigan acts headed for a Michigan House-Austin showcase have recorded fresh songs for SXSW and ArtPrize. All six premiere here at Local Spins. Listen to the songs, read the back story.