SXSW: MGMT, Serj Tankian, Har Mar Superstar to cap off Thursday night (March 13)

Host of bands set to close day two of Texas bash

MGMT, Serj Tankian and Har Mar Superstar are among the acts set to play gigs tonight (March 13) at the SXSW festival, as the second evening of musical action takes place.

MGMT will play at 10:45pm (CMT) at The Rio, with I Was A Cub Scout and The Pan I Am playing before them.

At 7pm in Stubb’s the Body Of War project – including rock heavyweights Serj Tankian and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello – will perform, while a bit later in the evening Yo La Tengo and My Morning Jacket will play at the Austin Music Hall at 9:30pm and 11pm respectively.

For the first night of action at the NME showcase at Wave[/v], The Dykeenies will kick things off at 8pm, followed by The Life And Times, Dan Le Sac And Scroobius Pip, YAHT, Switches and Holy Fuck.

Late night action comes in the form of Har Mar Superstar, who plays Esther’s Follies at 12:45am, with The Pigeon Detectives playing Friends at 12:50am and Black Mountain playing Mohawk’s Patio at 1am.

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