Albert Hammond Jr previews new material at SXSW

Solo Stroke also covers Frank Black in Austin

Albert Hammond Jr previews new material at SXSW
Albert Hammond Jr closed day three of South By Southwest on Friday (March 16) with a late night gig in Austin.

The singer performed a 2am show at the exclusive Blender Magazine party, a star-studded invite-only affair.

Several of Hammonds celebrity pals came out in support of their friend, including Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst, Lizzie Jagger and actor Danny Masterson.

Johnny Borrell, The Horrors and Har Mar Superstar also showed up to see the solo Strokes guitarist perform his final show of the festival.

Opening with a brand new track ‘In My Room’, Hammond performed a 12 song set including covers of Frank Black’s ‘Old Black Dawning’ and Guided By Voices' ‘Postal Blowfish’.

He played:

‘In My Room’
‘Everyone Gets A Star’
‘Bright Young Thing’
‘Blue Skies’
‘In Transit’
‘Holiday’
‘Old Black Dawning’
‘Call An Ambulance’
‘Back to the 101’
‘Scared’
‘Postal Blowfish’
‘Hard to Live (In the City)’


For all the latest blogs, gossip and news live from SXSW, check out NME.COM/newmusic.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Interpol cancel another show, but make it to hotel after 60 hours on tour bus trapped in snow
X Factor overtakes Band Aid as favourite for Christmas Number One
New Beyoncé tracks '7/11' and 'Ring Off' revealed – listen
Wilko Johnson discusses cancer recovery: 'I shouldn't be here at all'
Dave Grohl on Arctic Monkeys: 'Please don't let them self-destruct'
Noel Gallagher on Russell Brand: 'His revolution might be as short-lived as his acting...
Singer Ty Herndon comes out, making him the first openly gay country chart-topper
The Vaccines say they have something 'coming soon' in cryptic Facebook update
Morrissey leaves Warsaw stage after being heckled by fan – watch
Biffy Clyro promise their Relentless Live gig will be 'spicy'
Iggy Azalea hits back at Eminem rape lyrics: 'Women in music have bigger balls'
AC/DC: 'We are going to go on tour. Nothing is going to stop us'
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in Lana Del Rey 'rape' video
Full length version of Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' demo revealed – listen
Noel Gallagher on Glastonbury rumours: 'I'm available that weekend'
Arcade Fire's Will Butler to release debut solo album in March
The Flaming Lips and Yoko Ono team up to cover 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' – Listen
Squarepusher announces special London show for March 2015
Lykke Li shares acoustic cover of Drake's 'Hold On, We're Going Home' – watch
She and Him release video for 'Stay Awhile' – watch
Jamie T postpones European tour dates following medical advice
Father John Misty shares video trailer for new album – watch

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM