5 Canadian Bands you need to see this week in Austin TX. #SXSW

The pilgrimage to Austin Texas returns this week as 1000’s of bands, fans, and brands head to the lone star state for SXSW. Here are 5 bands you need to see this week.

Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club return with their latest “Forcefield”. Catch TPC playing Bungalow, 92 Rainey St. Wednesday March 12 at 10:00 pm

Listen: Hot Tonight


Hamilton ON. band Arkells will make their 3rd visit to Austin’s SXSW. New songs recorded in L.A. in January 2014 will debut this week. Look for Arkells Wednesday at Lucille, 77 Rainey St. at 1:00 am.

Royal Canoe

Royal Canoe is from Winnipeg MB. That means many hours indoors working on the RC sounds. Royal Canoe play Thursday March 13th at Central Presbyterian Church at 12:30 am.


Toronto band PUP, though super new have the super new punk buzz to back them. PUP who head to Austin for their first SXSW experience in 2014 play Friday at Headhunters 720 Red River St. at 7:00 pm.

Stream PUP sounds on their Bandcamp page here

July Talk

Toronto darlings July Talk who plan to tour North America, Australia, and Europe in 2014, head to Texas for a number of shows including a gig Saturday at midnight playing Parish, 214 E 6th.


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