Dubspot @ SXSW 2011: Fiestas, BBQ Benefit + DJ/Producer Workshops

For the past 25 years SXSW (South by Southwest) has been building momentum as one of the best places to hear where the pulse of music is headed. While all styles are loved and represented in Austin at this annual event there has been a serious shift towards electronic music and an emphasis on DJs. Dubspot will be repping in full-effect and bringing the bass for multiple events, demos and music performances in Austin, Texas. Earlier this week, we announced our official DJ and Music Production Workshops and demos at the SXSW 2011 Music Trade Show in Gear Alley, on March 17th, 18th, and 19th! In this post we follow up with a list of more events that we will be involved with in Austin next week.


We’ve partnered with Livid Instruments, Ableton, Native Instruments and Propellerhead, this year to bring you Dubspot Austin Sessions workshops and giveaways at this year’s SXSW festival! On Thursday, Martch 17th, we’ll kick off a 6-hour workshop and demonstration sessions from 1pm to 7pm at Deseo Centro Lounge. Join us to get a taste of what we’re all about and learn something new for your studio workflow. [Facebook event page]

We are excited to present the Dubspot Austin BBQ Benefit featuring live performances and DJ sets from Martín PernaMatt Shadetek, Thavius Beck, Shiftee, Barry Cole , DJ ObaH, Ancient Astronauts, Rob Luis and Belleruche and a special performance from The Cipher hip hop artists.

Dubspot Austin BBQ Benefit! (Facebook RSVP)
ESL, Giantstep, Wax Poetics, Tru Thoughts
Sunday, March 20th, 3pm – 8pm
Franklin Barbecue, 900 E. 11th St.

*Free* Entry – Proceeds from Franklin‘s delicious oak-smoked BBQ dishes will go towards The Cipher, Austin’s Hip Hop Project.

Dubspot & Friends SXSW Showcase (Facebook RSVP)
Presented by Giant Step & ESL Music
Friday, March 18 2011
Kenichi, Austin TX

Featuring live performances and DJ sets by DJ Nickodemus, Rob Luis, Belleruche, Ancient Anstronauts, DRM/ERIK, Cilantro Boombox, and DJ ObaH.

Friends of Friends Day Party (Facebook RSVP)
Presented by FoF and Dubspot
Thursday, March 17th, 2pm – 8am
Barcelona, 209 East 6th St.

Featuring by Daedelus, Baths, Mexicans with Guns, Salva, Shlohmo, Matt Shadetek, Low Limit, Kotchy, Asura, Anenon and DJ Sodapop!

Night Fever! VOL XI: The SXSW Edition (Facebook RSVP)
Presented by StrangeTribe Productions & Soul of the Boot Entertainment
Tuesday, March 15th, 7pm – 2am
Copa Bar & Grill, 217 Congress Ave. Austin, TX

Featuring live performances and DJ sets by Nickodemus, J Boogie, Nappy Riddem, Ocote Soul Sounds, DJ ObaH, Ancient Astronauts, Chico Mann, Afrofreque, Afrolicious, Live PA w/ El John on Percussion, Empresarios, and DJ Sun.

SXStrangeBoot (Facebook RSVP)
Presented by ESL Music, Dubspot, Tru Thoughts, and Fort Knox
Thursday, March 17th, 6pm – 2am
Roial, 120 West 5th St.

Featuring by live performances and DJ sets by Empresarios, Belleruche, Frank Mitchell Jr., Funk Ark, Ocote Soul Sounds, Nappy Riddem, Nickodemus, Ancient Astronauts, Robert Luis, DJ ObaH, Barry Cole, and Senor Oz!

More information on our Austin Invasion to come soon! Stay tuned to our blog, facebook and twitter channels for up-to-date information.

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  • Dubspot @ SXSW 2011 : Electronic Music & DJ Invasion - TranceSound.net - Forum
  • 3/11/2011

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