HISB at SXSW 2012

Next week we’ll be on our way to the 2012 South-by-Southwest Music Conference in Austin, TX, where we’ll be performing several showcases for all the music industry folks, as well as for music fans from around the world who come to see this overwhelming onslaught of short live shows.  This will be HISB’s first visit to SXSW, and we’ve got a really nice lineup of events to tell y’all about, so read on….and be sure to click on the names of each event to link to all the info regarding the event.


Thursday March 16 @ 6pm — Do512 Lounge Sessions — presented by Shiner Bock

The Do512 Lounge is a retro-lounge/performance space in a funky compound in South Austin.  It has the the feel of an exclusive speakeasy, incredible sound, and the perfect ambiance to bring out the best performances of the artists, and unforgettable memories for the lucky guests.

These are private events and are not open to the public for capacity reasons.  For chances to get on the guestlist for these private tapings, follow Do512 on Twitter and Facebook.


Thursday March 16 @ 9:15pm — “FUNK-by-FUNKWEST” at the Sahara Lounge (formerly TC’s) — presented by our friends at FunkyBatz

The Sahara Lounge is an awesome intimate east side venue with ample free parking.  From downtown Austin, take 12th street east to Webberville Rd. – turn left.  Venue on right side.  HISB’s set starts at 9:15pm — also performing that evening at The Sahara will be our friends Robert Walter & Reed Mathis, Matt Hubbard Band w/Brad Houser & Robb Kidd, and a SUPER SECRET MYSTERY BAND…



Friday March 17 @ 1:30pm — “NOLA-by-ATX” at Lucy’s Retired Surfer’s Bar — co-presented by our friends at Howlin’ Wolf and FunkyBatz

Our last event in Austin will have something no other SXSW showcase event will have — an honest-to-goodness real New Orleans-style CRAWFISH BOIL!  We’ll be playing in the early part of the afternoon, but the event goes on throughout the day and night, including performances by The Revivalists, Sun Hotel, Matt Hubbard Band, and Robert Walter & Reed Mathis.  So come early for the crawfish….they start dropping on the newspaper-covered tables at high noon….and stay late for the music…

Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar (click for website)
506 West Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 (click for map)



Any questions regarding any of the events can be directed to:  honeyislandswampband@gmail.com

See y’all in Texas!