Where’s the SXSW party at? City releases list of SXSW week permits

Tory Lanez performs at the Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall during South by Southwest on Thursday March 17, 2016. Jay Janner/American-Statesman
Tory Lanez performs at the Bud Light Factory at Brazos Hall during South by Southwest on Thursday March 17, 2016. Jay Janner/American-Statesman

The City of Austin has released a list of permits issued for parties during South by Southwest week. The list contains both official and unofficial parties and includes year round music venues that have added a temporary outdoor stage.

Notably absent from the list are three popular attractions, the Fader Fort, the Hype Hotel and a Friskies-sponsored Grumpy Cat event. ┬áLast year, the Fort celebrated its final go round at Pine St. Station, a location slated for development. Though there’s a listing for Fader // Volcom Garden at 1209 E. Sixth Street, Fader representatives say they have not partnered with Volcom on an event and they will release their SXSW plans soon.

Based on this list, it does not look like music blog aggregator Hype Machine is hosting an event this year.

Cat food brand Friskies, which has been the surprise darling of SXSW Interactive with its Grumpy Cat events over the last couple years, does not appear to have a party this year, although we’re not ruling out the possibility of a feline celebrity pop up.

Several family-friendly local faves will return including the South by San Jose event in the Hotel San Jose parking lot, outdoor shows at Auditorium Shores, parking lot parties at Waterloo Records and the Pan Americana Festival at the Mexican American Cultural Center.

UPDATE: This post has been updated to note Fader is not partnering with Volcom on an event.

Author: Staff Writer

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