South x San Jose


Wednesday March 18 through Saturday March 21, 2015

South By San Jose (SXSJ) is an annual 5 day festival concurrent with SXSW Music Festival which takes place in mid-March. The hotel parking lot is transformed into a live music venue with bands, local vendors and concessions. Past performers include Wanda Jackson, Billy Joe Shaver, Built To Spill, Alabama Shakes, Black Joe Lewis, The Black Angels, Alejandro Escovedo, The North Mississippi All-Stars, What Made Milwaukee Famous, and many more. The event is always free and open to everyone, and is a popular meeting place for locals and visitors.

2015 SXSJ Lineup - starts at noon daily

Wednesday March 18

Golden Dawn Arkestra
Israel Nash
Not In The Face
The Eastern Sea
Bee Caves
The Trishas
Emily Wolfe
Walker Lukens

Thursday March 19

Ray Wylie Hubbard
Bobby Patterson & The Disciples
Songhoy Blues
The Dodos
Matthew E. White
Blank Range

Friday March 20

Gang Of Four
The Zombies
Carl Barat & The Jackals

Saturday March 21

The Church
The Ting Tings
David Garza & Friends
Milo Greene
Surfer Blood
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders
Nina Diaz
Kate Tempest
Peter Bibby

Experience SXSJ


  • Alabama Shakes at SXSJ - Hold on

  • Menomena SXSJ 2011 - Muscle and Flow

  • SXSW 2011 Wanda Jackson - You know I'm no good.

  • The Cave Singers SXSJ 2011

  • The Black Angels SXSJ 2011

  • Alejandro Escovedo SXSJ 2009

  • Ume SXSJ 2011 - The Conductor

  • Kids These Days