South x San Jose


Wednesday March 12 through Sunday March 16, 2014

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.

2014 SXSJ Lineup - starts at noon daily

Thursday March 13

Los Misterios (featuring David Garza, Charlie Sexton, Brady Blades, Brad Houser)
Ana Tijoux
Lou Ann Barton
Benjamin Booker
St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Reuben and The Dark
Spanish Gold

Friday March 14

The Black Lips
Dum Dum Girls
The Magic Numbers
Robert Ellis
Hurray For The Riff Raff
Fly Golden Eagle
Avi Buffalo
The Tontons
Jessie Malin

Saturday March 15

The Fresh & Onlys
Avid Dancer
Cody Chesnutt
San Fermin
Syd Arthur
The Districts
Tina and The B-sides

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