The IFC Crossroads House is back at SXSW 2011 and we are back with a vengeance. We’re talking live performances by Liz Phair and The Kills, all day happy hour, and interviews with SxSW keynote speaker Bob Geldof, “Super” stars Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, and Gregg Mottola and Simon Pegg from “Spaced”. Hurry up and RSVP so you can be hep to all the happenings and goings-on at our humble home away from home. If you’re over 18, RSVP here for a Crossroads House wristband to gain access on a first come, first served basis to all of our interviews, performances and events, featuring the best of SXSW Film, Interactive and Music.
Bands currently booked to perform (in partnership with The Bowery Presents) include:
o The Kills, Mon. 3/14 @ 9 p.m.
o Emmylou Harris, Fri. 3/18 @ 2 p.m.
o Liz Phair, Fri. 3/18 @ 9 p.m.
o Fitz and the Tantrums, Fri. 3/18 @ 5 p.m.
o Sharon Van Etten, Sat. 3/19 @ 1 p.m.
o Rural Alberta Advantage, Sat. 3/19 @ 4 pm
o Wild Flag, Sat. 3/19 @ 7 p.m.
And that is only the beginning! You know that anything that starts with Emmylou Harris, Liz Phair, and Wild Flag is only going to end up awesome, so stay tuned. For schedule updates and more, keep an eye on IFC.com/sxsw, follow us on Twitter, and friend us on Facebook.
The IFC Crossroads House will be in Austin for the duration with doors open from 3 – 10 p.m. during film and interactive (3/11-3/15) and from 12 – 8 p.m. during the music portion of the festival (3/16/-3/19). Head to the corner of East 7th and Brazos and you can’t miss it. Bad sense of direction? Just holler — it is Texas after all.
See you in Austin!