Fire Records at SXSW 2022: Kristin Hersh, Lucy Gooch, Marta Del Grandi, Marina Allen, The Lemonheads, Black Lips, The Dream Syndicate, Graham Reynolds & Jad Fair

Bringing an international collection of super new stylists boasting ambient hues, jazz-flecked odysseys and post-folk fervour; all rotating alongside icons with a penchant for noise, dishevelled Americana, left field pop and spiralling sound nirvanas.

Stretched out over four days; Kristin Hersh rides the 50 Foot Wave*, Black Lips unhinge tradition, and The Dream Syndicate add layer upon layer of sumptuous sound with a special ‘The Days of Wine & Roses’ 40th Anniversary live show.

Come one, come all and feel The Lemonheads, and see Evan Dando levitate into high gear. Celebrating 30 years of ‘It’s A Shame About Ray’ these special SXSW showcases coincide with the record’s deluxe anniversary edition release out on 4th March on Fire Records.

Alternatively unwind into spring with Marta Del Grandi and/or Graham Reynolds as they unfold a noirish backdrop, an oblique ambience, as echoey and atmospheric as NY Times praised newcomer Lucy Gooch with her devotional ethereal blur.

“A more audacious exploration of the nether realm between ambient music and pop” Pitchfork’s Best Electronic Music 2021 Lucy Gooch

Travel to the very ends of our world, nodding affectionately at Jad Fair and his eclectic outsiderism, while the gorgeous melodies of Marina Allen waft you away in the subtropical climate of Austin.

“An album crafted with tender authenticity and sublime musicianship. A glorious debut.” Rough Trade (Marina Allen, ‘Candlepower’)

Music should always be this bold, this important, this beautiful.

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Fire Records x SXSW Official Showcase At Hotel Vegas

Thursday 17th March, 12pm – 2am
3:45 pm Jad Fair and Lumberob @Patio 2
4:30 pm Graham Reynolds @Patio 1
7:00 pm Marta Del Grandi @Hotel Vegas
7:50 pm Lucy Gooch @Volstead
8:30 pm Evan Dando @Patio 1
9:15 pm Kristin Hersh @Patio 1
10:00 pm The Dream Syndicate @Patio 1
11:10 pm Marina Allen @Hotel Vegas

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Marina Allen

Weds 16th, 12.45pm – Cheer Up Charlie’s. Winspear and Pond Showcase
Thurs 17th, 11.10pm – Hotel Vegas. Fire Records Showcase
Fri 18th, 4.20pm – Yellow Jacket Social Club. Fire/Anniversary BBQ
Fri 18th, 8.00pm – Lucille. Aquarium Drunkard & Gold Diggers Showcase
Sat 19th, 7.00pm – Lazarus Brewery. Fire/Heavenly/Bella Union Day Party

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Marta Del Grandi

Thurs 17th, 7.00pm – Hotel Vegas. Fire Records Showcase

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Lucy Gooch

Thurs 17th, 7.50pm – Hotel Vegas, Volstead. Fire Records Showcase
Fri 18th, 11.30pm – Hideout Theatre

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Kristin Hersh

Weds 16th, 1.00pm – Hotel Saint Cecilia. All Together Now Showcase
Weds 16th, 3.45pm – Mohawk. FLOODfest
Thurs 17th, 9.15pm – Hotel Vegas, Patio 1. Fire Records Showcase
Fri 18th, 7.00pm – Lazarus Brewery. Music For Listeners
Fri 18th, 9.20pm – St David’s Church
Sat 19th, Time TBC – Moody Theatre.
Austin City Limits Live (w/ Beck)

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The Lemonheads

Thurs 17th, 8.30pm – Hotel Vegas, Patio 1. Evan Dando solo. Fire Records Showcase
Thurs 17th, 1.00am – Stubb’s. It’s A Shame About Ray 30th Anniversary. SPIN Showcase

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The Dream Syndicate

Thurs 17th, 1.00pm – The Pershing. Paste Showcase
Thurs 17th, 5.00pm – Yard Dog Gallery. Steve Wynn solo
Thurs 17th, 10.00pm – Hotel Vegas, Patio 1. Fire Records Showcase
Fri 18th, 2.00pm – White Horse
Fri 18th, 6.00pm – Lucy’s Fried Chicken

Fri 18th, 10.00pm – St. David’s Church. The Days of Wine & Roses 40th Anniversary Show
Sat 19th , 2.00pm – Lucy’s Fried Chicken. Steve Wynn solo. Big Star Tribute

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Black Lips

Weds 16th, 12.00pm – Hotel Saint Cecilia. Zumi Rosow DJ Set. All Together Now Showcase
Thurs 17th, 4.20pm – Luck Ranch. Luck Reunion Showcase
Thurs 17th, 7.00pm – Idle Hands. Dillon T. Pickle’s Austin Throwdown
Thurs 17th, 11.30pm – Poodies Roadhouse. Luck Reunion After Party
Sat 19th, 8:00pm – San Jose Hotel.
Sat 19th, 11:30pm – Empire Control Room. Brooklyn Bowl Family Reunion

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Graham Reynolds

Weds 16th, 11.00pm – Parker Jazz Club. ATX Composer Showcase
Thurs 17th, 4.30pm – Hotel Vegas, Patio 1. Fire Records Showcase
Fri 18th, 10.00pm – Elephant Room

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Jad Fair

Thurs 17th, 3:45 pm – Hotel Vegas – Patio 2 
Fri 18th, 2:30 pm – Carousel Lounge 
Sat 19th, 5:00pm – Continental Club


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