If you couldn’t grab a media pass or spare $1,000 for a badge, there are still a ton of options for you at SXSW 2014. Aside from great parties from music blogs like Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan, there are a couple of Colorado parties to check out as well, including Reverb’s. We put together a list of all the day parties that don’t require badges or wristbands for entrance. Click the name of each quick to RSVP and get in line early.
Check out our list of free SXSW 2014 parties below. And to see our picks of the 10 best acts to catch at SXSW 2014 check here.
Pitchfork Day Party
French Legation Museum (802 San Marcos St.)
Doors at noon.
Notable acts: Kevin Gates, Perfect Pussy, Speedy Ortiz, The Range, DJ Rashad
Pretty Much Amazing Village
The Blackheart (86 Rainey St.)
Time: 12:30-6 p.m.
Notable acts: MØ, The Hood Internet, CATHEDRALS, Francis Lung
Lagunitas Couch Trippin’
Cedar St. Courtyard (208 W. 4th Street)
Time: Noon-5:30 p.m.
Notable acts: Allen Stone, Shakey Graves, Those Darlins, J. Roddy Walston & the Business
Brooklyn Vegan Showcase
Red 7 (611 E. 7th St.)
Time: 7 p.m.- 2 a.m.
Notable acts: Against Me!, Touche Amore, The Front Bottoms