Parquet Courts announce surprise SXSW party

Eagulls, Tyvek and Destruction Unit will also feature on the bill

Parquet Courts have announced details of their surprise SXSW party, the festival that’s currently taking place in Austin, Texas.

The band will play and curate the event at The Owl on 1522 E 12 Street tomorrow (March 15). Entry is free and will be on a first come, first served basis.

Parquet Courts will headline the event, and they have also lined up Protomartyr, Beth Israel, Eagulls, Tyvek, Amanda X, Destruction Unit and Institute to appear.


Parquet Courts’ SXSW party stage times are as follows:

Parquet Courts: 1 – 1.45
Tyvek: 12.30 – 1
Eagulls: 11.45 – 12.15
Amanda X: 11 – 11.30
Destruction Unit: 10.15 – 10.45
Beth Israel: 9.30 – 10
Protomartyr: 8.45 – 9.15
Institute: 8 – 8.30

Earlier this week, Parquet Courts announced details of new single ‘Sunbathing Animal’ as well as a UK tour. The band will release the track on Record Store Day, which this year falls on April 19. The song will come backed by B-side ‘Pilgrims To Nowhere’ and will be available on 7-inch vinyl next month.

In addition to the band’s new songs, which follow the release of debut album ‘Light Up Gold’ and EP ‘Tally All The Things You Broke’ in 2013, Parquet Courts will tour in June before appearances at Longitude and Latitude festivals in July.

Parquet Courts will play:

Glasgow SWG3 (June 21)
Liverpool Kazimer (22)
Birmingham Institute (23)
London ULU (25)
Oxford O2 Academy (26)


To check the availability of Parquet Courts tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.