SXSW ‘Boston & Beyond’ Spotlight: Bat House


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Once again Vanyaland is teaming up with Berklee College of Music for the annual Boston & Beyond party at South-By-Southwest. This year’s event goes down at Friends Bar on 6th Street in Austin, complete with a St. Patrick’s Day backdrop, an open bar, and seven bands and artists poised for a breakout to national stages: Aüva, Bat House, Boketto The Wolf, Contact, Rebecca Loebe, TRISHES, and Weakened Friends. The party is presented by the Red Room at Cafe 939 and the Berklee Popular Music Institute and its student-run label Heavy Rotation Records, and open to SXSW badgeholders and the general public by RSVPing via Do617. Not headed to Austin this year? Keep it locked to vanyaland.com as we stream the event as it happens.


SXSW ‘Boston & Beyond’ lineup
12:30 p.m.: Rebecca Loebe
1:15 p.m.: Boketto The Wolf
2:00 p.m.: TRISHES
2:45 p.m.: Bat House
3:30 p.m.: Weakened Friends
4:15 p.m.: Aüva
5:00 p.m.: Contact

SXSW ‘Boston & Beyond’ Spotlight: Bat House

Bio: “A mainstay of Boston’s DIY basement scene, Bat House is a psych-rock quartet known for intricate, shapeshifting songs and explosive live shows. Comprised of Berklee alumni Emmet Hayes (bass/vocals), Nicole Pompei (drums), Alexandra Juleen (guitar) and Shane Blank (guitar), the band’s self-produced LP, recorded with Dave Minehan of the Replacements at Converse Rubber Tracks, is due out on April 14, 2017.”

Spotify: @BatHouse


Bandcamp: bathouse.bandcamp.com

YouTube Channel: Bat House


Instagram: @bathouseband