Sxsw: Songwriters Of America (A Showcase Of A Different Kind)

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Sxsw: Songwriters Of America (A Showcase Of A Different Kind)

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Unofficial SXSW Showcase featuring performances by up-and-coming American songwriters, brought to you by The Madison on 5th | Austin, TX and Crooked Crow Songwriters Retreat (http://www.crookedcrow.net/). Curated by Johann Wagner, Luke Redfield, and Justin Lavenue. We hope you will join us this St. Patrick's Day from noon-7! 12 noon | Doors, drinks, conversation, special events TBA 1:00 | The Painted Redstarts Rolling Stone hailed the Painted Redstarts as the future of Austin music after their performance at ACL Live/Moody Theater in January 2014. These rockers are not to be missed! 1:45 | Ali Holder "Holder’s got a great, addictive bluesy voice and the material here–all originals by Holder–shows a solid grasp of what makes a good song." —No Depression (http://aliholder.com/) 2:30 | Christopher Paul Stelling “The way this man delivers his songs, it’s not hard to imagine him actually “tap-dancing down the edge of this here knife,” as he sings at one point from within a small tornado of acoustic guitar and fiddle.” –SPIN (http://www.christopherpaulstelling.com/) 3:15 | Hip Hatchet “…a mix of rustic prairie and Romance poetics scribbled on glass-stained bar napkins...a smooth mahogany baritone that sounds a bottle of whiskey deep with the honesty of a thousand Abe Lincolns.” —The Source Weekly (http://hiphatchet.com/) 4:00 | J Wagner "The number one best bet for Austin TX" –Austin American Statesman (http://www.jwagnermusic.com/) 4:45 | Luke Redfield "Playful like a young Bruce Springsteen, (Redfield is) waxing romantic with the heart of a troubadour." –Boulder Weekly (http://lukeredfieldmusic.com) 5:30 | The Sea The Sea "Two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear this or any other year." –Huffington Post (http://theseathesea.com/) 6:15 | The Lonesome Heroes "Based in Austin, Texas, the group's sound finds similarities in the likes of Gram Parsons, DeVotchKa and Leonard Cohen." –Wyoming Tribune Eagle (http://www.thelonesomeheroes.com/