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Echo & the Bunnymen, Justin Hawkins, Black Lips & More for SPIN’s Annual SXSW Bash


Dark romantic legends Echo & the Bunnymen are set to headline SPIN’s annual Friday afternoon soiree at Stubb’s BBQ during next month’s South by Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas.

Also on the bill: former Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins’s new band, Hot Leg; Atlanta-based punk rockers Black Lips; Britpop upstarts Glasvegas; electro popsters Passion Pit; and New Zealand indie darlings Cut Off Your Hands. Set for Friday, March 20, from noon to 6:30 P.M., the party will also feature DJ sets from the Crystal Method and N.A.S.A., and performances on the indoor stage by the Monthlies, Burke, and Hatcham Social.

For the first time ever, SPIN will be giving away loads of passes to the invite-only event. Click here to enter our drawing!