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Broncho, Colourmusic, Samantha Crain and more to play Oklahoma's Buffalo Lounge showcase at South by Southwest

by Brandy McDonnell Published: February 22, 2013

The 2013 South by Southwest Conference and Festival will be March 8-17 in Austin, Texas, and Broncho, Samantha Crain, Stardeath & White Dwarfs, Colourmusic and Parker Millsap are among the diverse musicians who will represent Oklahoma at its official showcase, The Buffalo Lounge.

The Buffalo Lounge began in 2011 when the Oklahoma Film & Music Office, the Idea Collective and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber led a collaborative effort to increase Oklahoma’s presence at the SXSW festival. More than 30 Oklahoma companies, agencies and organizations have participated in numerous events organized by The Buffalo Lounge at a local Austin venue.

This year, The Buffalo Lounge is set for Monday, March 11-Wednesday, March 13 at The 512, 408 E in Austin. The Buffalo Lounge will host four events at The 512, as well as a booth at the SXSW Exhibit Hall, according to a news release.

Unveiled today on Facebook, here are the lineups for the SXSW Official Showcases planned for March 12 and 13:



Samantha Crain

Defining Times

OK Sweetheart

Parker Millsap

Zach Winters


Stardeath & White Dwarfs

Day One




Horse Thief

In addition, The Buffalo Lounge will host an Official SXSW Kickoff Event March 2 at the Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E Sheridan.

The kickoff event will begin at 6 p.m. March 2 with a panel/mixer Ryan LaCroix (Oklahoma Rock Show), Derek Brown (ACM@UCO, The Flaming Lips), Scott Marsh (Moustache Management and Levelland Productions), Brian Hearn (OKCMOA Film Curator), David Kittredge (The Idea Collective), Abby Kurin (The Buffalo Lounge), Tomy McDonald (Entertainment and Media Attorney) and others.

The kickoff event also will feature live music Mark Gibson, Tallows, Horse Thief and Taddy Porter beginning at 8 p.m. at the Wormy Dog. The concert will double as a CD release show for Taddy Porter as the Stillwater-based rock band releases its sophomore album, “Stay Golden.”

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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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