Dancers at the Twangfest SXSW Party 2013. Photo by Nate Burrell.

Join us for the Twangfest SXSW Day Party at the Broken Spoke in Austin. Now in its 18th year, the Twangfest party is among the most anticipated afternoon events during the week-long South By Southwest gathering.

This year we will have one amazing event with 10 bands at the Broken Spoke: Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Known as one of the great country music dance halls in the world, the Broken Spoke has hosted everyone from George Strait to Asleep at the Wheel, Bruce Robison to Dale Watson, Willie Nelson to the Derailers. It’s a big (600 person capacity), warm, historic and absolutely dance-friendly hall, with great home cooking and some of the coldest beer in town.

The Broken Spoke is located at 3201 S. Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704.

Take an awesome virtual tour of the Spoke!

As always, this is a FREE party, with RSVP required. Music runs Noon-5 p.m.

To RSVP, just go to the Facebook event and choose GOING on the event. Or you may send an RSVP to sxsw at twangfest dot com. Each RSVP may bring up to three guests.

And be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and share this event with all your friends!

See you in Austin!


Thursday, March 16, 2017

BROKEN SPOKE 3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Schedule (all times subject to change):


12:30PM Patrick Sweany
1:30PM High Plains Jamboree
2:30PM Sarah Shook & the Disarmers
3:30PM The Secret Sisters
4:30PM Lilly Hiatt


12PM Ha Ha Tonka
1PM Waco Brothers
2PM Band of Heathens
3PM Lillie Mae
4PM Garland Jeffreys