photo by Rafe Baron

We survived another one! The musically jam packed five days in Austin, Texas every year known as South By Southwest has come and gone, but we’ve got pictures to show everyone how great it truly was. From seminal Aussie artists like Nick Cave to up and coming rapper 360, there was something for everyone. We [...]

Palma Violets at Red 7 for Laneway's SXSW Showcase

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival will make its debut in the United States this coming fall. Founders Jerome Borazio and Danny Rogers made the announcement that Detroit will be the host city at Red 7 in Austin, Texas during the festival’s annual SXSW showcase this past Saturday.


It’s March, and all music geeks knows what that means. It’s time for the annual South By Southwest Music Conference. Running from March 12 – 17, the conference will play host to thousands or artists over a countless number or shows and impromptu performances across the city of Austin, TX. The acts this year can’t [...]

The Aussie BBQ 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, gather ’round and get excited because the Aussie BBQ is coming back to the United States! With South By Southwest fast approaching, Stage Mothers and Sounds Australia have put together another incredible round of shows happening at the festival in Austin, TX on as well as in Los Angeles [...]

Matt Corby at Joe's Pub. Photo by Rafe Baron

One of the great things for an Australian in the USA in March is the sheer number of Aussie musical acts touring the country. Matt Corby was one of the artists we were lucky enough to catch amid the SXSW/Aussie BBQ frenzy – first in a beautiful church in Austin, Texas, and a week later closer to [...]

Triple J Aussie BBQ

You might have heard a little bit about The Aussie BBQ - the Aussie get-together that happens about twice a year in NYC, LA, Austin and other cities around the world.

The Black Ryder at SXSW

Yesterday, we posted some pics from the Aussie Speed Sets at SXSW. Today, we have some recaps of some other noteworthy Aussie shows that we managed to catch during our time in Austin, Texas.

The Sounds Australia Speed Sets

This is the first of a series of recaps of the Aussie music events at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas. After the first eventful day of music at SXSW (where the noisy DZ Deathrays were actually shut down for being too noisy), Sounds Australia held a second, much quieter and intimate showcase of “Speed Sets” – [...]

SXSW, the annual conference encompassing interactive, film and music is happening right now in Austin, Texas

The time has come!  The SXSW conference has kicked off in Austin, Texas and runs through March 18 with a countless number of Australian bands rounding out the bill. The Aussie BBQ has around 28 acts packed into one showcase at Maggie Mae’s on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. We can’t wait to share everything [...]

The Aussie BBQ Is Coming!

by on February 28, 2012 · 5 comments


It’s a magical time of year, that happens roughly twice. When the CMJ and SXSW festivals take over New York and Austin respectively, The Aussie BBQ brings dozens of Australian acts together for a handful of shows across America.