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Following SMU's heartbreaking loss to UCLA during Thursday's opening round of the NCAA Tournament, your brackets are likely now busted.

You could always flip on some porn instead. A new study, also out of UCLA, says that watching porn is actually good for you. Of course, you can only watch it for so long in one sitting before losing interest completely.

Luckily, there's plenty of SXSW spillover concerts, festivals and other goings on to get you through the rest of the weekend. Here's your weekly guide to those events. — Cory Graves

TV on the Radio at Granada Theater (Sold Out)
In 2011 TV on the Radio released Nine Types of Light, a somber LP that came out just days before the band's bassist Gerard Smith died from lung cancer. It was a rough period there for a sec, but the band's 2014 Seeds LP finds the band both dealing with and finally moving past the tragedy, and delivering some of the most simple, straight forward and poppy material its put out to date. The band's currently in town for a two-night swing at Granada, both of which have been long sold out. Assuming you didn't get tickets to either of those shows, TV on the Radio is also playing at Good Records early Friday evening. — CG

Bluebonnet Brew-Off at Irving Convention Center
As the largest single site homebrew competition in the country, this year's Bluebonnet Brew-Off will feature some 1,500 homemade craft brews. Try them all and vote on your favorites. It runs all weekend long. — CG

South By So What at QuikTrip Park
This year marks the last for South By So What. No, the three-day, pop-punk heavy festival isn't going away, it's just going to re-brand itself as the So What?! Music Festival, so that cities in places like Florida and California can throw their own versions of the popular fest. “When analyzing our ticket sales data over the past five years, we've seen an increasing amount of traffic coming from outside of Texas as well as outside of the United States,” says Third String founder Mike Ziemer. “Our festival has become a destination event and the time feels right to bring it to new markets.” And playing on Day 1 of the 2015 incarnation will be Circa Survive, Mayday Parade, La Dispute, Cartel, Hawthorne Heights, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and a few dozen more. Pace yourself. — CG

Hozier at House of Blues
Hozier is an Irish lad who truly took a leap of faith. He taught himself to play music and dropped out of college to pursue music full-time. Seeing as how his song “Take Me To Church” hit No. 1 in 12 countries last year, I'd say he made the right decision. — Chase Whale

Milky Chance at South Side Ballroom
For the past few days, German psychedlic folktronica duo, Milky Chance, has been knocking around SXSW, playing several sets, including a headlining slot at Stubb's. The band's laidback acoustic strumming at formulaic electronic beats is pretty big with the kids these days, or so we hear. — CG

Watership Down at Inwood Theatre
If they catch you, they will kill you. But first they have to catch you. Based on the book of the same name, this '70s animated feature is about a few brave rabbits. And metaphors. Catch it Friday and Saturday at midnight.– CG

The Bourgeois at Double Wide
On its way back home, “not so Tulsa” rockers The Bourgeois make a quick pit stop in Dallas. The band describes its sound as “akin to Billy Corgan and Kurt Cobain molesting Josh Homme in Morrissey's basement.” What more could we possibly add to that? Darlington, Virgin Gun Glub and Surprising Flavor open. — CG

Dallas Arts District Spring Block Party
The Dallas Arts District is throwing another big, bad block party this Friday. Attendees will be able to gallivant around three museums, grab food at the joyous abundance of food trucks while checking out art, special activities, live concerts, guided tours, films and more. — CW

Bridget Everett at Sons of Hermann Hall
Stand-up comedian, and self-described “alt-cabaret provocateur” is extremely proud of her full figure, often wearing very little clothing on stage. Bridget is definitely a crazy character and often sings about her sex life while being backed by The Tender Moments — a band that often includes Beastie Boy Ad-Rock. Think Leslie Hall with less sweaters and more blow jobs. — Lauren Rushing

Fifth Anniversary Show at Kessler Theater
Since first opening way back in 1942, the Kessler Theater's been through quite a bit. In the '40s, it was owned by famed singing cowboy Gene Autry. Later, in the '50s, it was hit by a tornado. Then, in the '60s, it was damaged by a fire. Throughout that storied run, it's also had a number of identities. When it first opened, it was a movie theater. Then, for a time, it was a revival tabernacle. A couple years back, of course, it took on yet another identity, becoming one of the region's finest listening rooms and music venues under the guiding hand of owner Edwin Cabaniss and his close collaborators. Tonight marks the venue's five-year anniversary, and they'll do so with a solo set from Marshall Crenshaw and a bluegrass reimagining of The Who's Tommy. — CG

The Room at Alamo Drafthouse
Widely considered to be one of the worst (if not straight up the worst) movie ever made,The Room is a film that's screened quite a bit around town. Typically screenings include audience participation during the film's showing, which usually means that a bunch of patrons cackle and yelling at the film and throwing plastic spoons at the screen when it's shown. It's a pretty good time. This upcoming weekend, however, should be an even grander time, as the film's leading man, Mark Sestero, will be in attendance for this one. — Trace McCaslin

Forgotten Space at Dada
They're like the Grateful Dead, only slightly less great, less dead and more locally-based. — CG

My Own Private Idaho at Texas Theatre
Gus Van Sant's Shakespearean indie flick takes its name from the B-52's classic “Private Idaho.” It was only one of the Keanu Reeves flicks shot in the '90s to take its name from a popular song, though. Romantic comedy “Feeling Minnesota” took its name from Soundgarden's “Outshined.” The more you know. — CG

National Macaron Day at Bisous Bisous Patisserie
Given the increasing popularity of the frequently photographed confections known as macarons, it's only natural that these colorful treats are getting the recognition we Americans dedicated to our other adored foodstuffs. To that end, today has officially been deemed National Macaron Day. Locally, you can celebrate with Bisous Bisous Patisserie, which will be giving out complimentary mystery macarons on Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Also honoring the day is Joy Macarons, which will be debuting its own new concoction, macaron ice cream sandwiches. A portion of Friday's sales of these treats will go toward funding Cafe Momentum. — Porttia Portis

The Mavericks at Majestic Theater
Sure members of Dallas' NBA franchise have been known to hit the town and party late into the night, but no, that's not what's going on here. Rather, the country-steeped garage band of the same name plays Dallas nearly three years deep into its reunion. Take dat witchu. — Ashley Gognora

Dilated Peoples, Brother Ali at Gas Monkey Live
Nothing screams “hip-hop genius” louder than a burly, Islamic, white guy from Minneapolis named Jason Newman. Stereotypes be damned, though, the socially contemplative emcee better known by the stage name Brother Ali is actually quite impressive at what he does. Tonight he opens for underground legends Dilated Peoples, who are two decades deep into their much-lauded careers. — CG

South By So What at QuikTrip Park
Performing on Day 2 of this three-day punk marathon will be Motionless in White, Memphis May Fire, Attila, Crown the Empire, For the Fallen Dreams, For Today, Chiodos, Famous Last Words, Sirens & Sailors and a few dozen more. — CG

Cupcake Meet #22 at Lone Star Park
What's cooler than the sight of souped-up cars rolling bumper to bumper slowly entered the parking lot of Grand Prairie's Lone Star Park on a Saturday afternoon? They'll be there in force to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the recurring Texas car appreciation gathering, Cupcake Meet. They'll come to enjoy the company of fellow car enthusiasts, for the thrill of it all and, yes, for the cupcakes. They're delicious. Check out some scenes from last year's event here. — Kathy Tran

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill
It's easy to dig yourself into a pretty hokey and cliched hole when your overalls-clad, throwback-style string band relies on washboards in lieu of standard percussion. Fortunately it's also one Reverend Peyton's immaculate, and largely underrated guitar work helps the band dig out of on a nightly basis. — CG

MisterWives, BØRNS at House of Blues
Around for little more than a year, New York indie pop outfit MisterWives has exploded quite rapidly onto the scene with a new single, “Reflections,” that's already been forecasted as the song of the forthcoming summer, and earned them headlining slots at mid-sized rooms like this one. Similarly, California's BØRNS is set to breakout this year, too, with a brilliant debut EP full of what we like to call “actually good” pop music. — CG

Ras Kass at The Boiler Room
Though it hasn't necessarily translated to worldwide superstardom, Ras Kass has oft been hailed as one his generation's greatest rappers. Hell, Pitchfork once called him the best ever. Like Kendrick's, his latest LP is full of all kinds of thought-provoking, supremely well-crafted rhymes dealing with race relations. Take this verse from “Deliver Us From Evil,” for instance: “They ask me if I'm Muslim cause I don't eat swine / Nah, let's call it kosher, my original culture / Cried what Hitler did to Jews by the Rhine / But two wrongs don't make it right when you occupy Palestine / And white Christians, mission assisting the end times / Gon' flip they wigs when Jesus the cast of Good Times / Black skin, big lips, hair full of dreads / Probably got his music bumping, why He can't hear our prayers.” Yeah, he good. — CG

Sons of Bill at Magnolia Motor Lounge
Carl Fochler, co-owner of the NASCAR #77 race team, is so sure you'll love both Americana outfit Sons of Bill's and its recently-released fourth LP so much he's offering anyone that attends this show and doesn't like it their money back. Considering that Rolling Stone called the band's previous tour one of the fall's must-see tours, we're guessing his money is safe. — CG

Dax Riggs at Dada
Riggs, aka the fool in your stack of tarot cards, is known for his often witty lyricism. There's always a hidden meaning that requires a thorough dissection in order to translate what the former Deadboy & the Elephantmen frontman is saying. For word-play fans, stuff like this is right up your alley. We enjoy finding a way to give a song a different meaning than simply surface emotion. For what it's worth we find music with open interpretation easier to relate to. — Jordyn Walters

Raury at Dada
Atlanta musician Raury Tullis mixes old school soul and funk, filtered through an updated instrumenation and sprinkled with bits of hip-hop. He hasn't been at it long, but like our own Leon Bridges, his throwback-friendly sound is currently being pushed by Columbia Records. Blue, the Misfit and Sam Lao open. — CG

Pee-wee's Big Adventure at Alamo Drafthouse
Earlier this week, Paul Reubens threw on his Pee-wee garb and began filming his first feature-length movie as the semi-pervy manchild character in 30 years. Also involved in the straight to Netflix film are Judd Apatow and John Lee (Inside Amy Schumer). Meaning? Now's as good time as any to get reacquainted with one of your childhood faves. — CG

Cynanide and Happiness' Banana Bar Crawl at Idle Rich Pub
The fact that this thing is organized by the minds behind the wildly popular, locally-based web comic Cyanide and Happiness should all but guarantee it'll be a lot more entertaining than your run-of-the-mill banana outfit-clad bar crawl. This one will start off at The Idle Rich Pub at 9 p.m. From there subsequent stops will include the Blackfriar and The Den. — CG

Wipeout Run at Globe Life Park
For $70 you can run the ridiculous obstacle course from ABC's faux Japanese game show, Wipeout. Get you some. — CG

Music Revolution at South Fork Ranch
For the 19th straight year, and with the help of 95.3-FM The Range, Texas' largest indoor country music festival returns to The Ewings' mansion. Performing on one of two stages throughout the day will be Texas favorites Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Dirty River Boys, American Aquarium, Jonathan Tyler, Mike & The Moonpies, The Buffalo Ruckus, The O's, Cole Risner, Chase Sanford Band, Blackbird Sing, Kevin Deal, Ronnie Fauss, and Sinner Man. — CG

Flux Pavilion at Lizard Lounge
This English dubstep producer may seem under the radar, but has been a growing force in mainstream music over the past few years. Having been sampled by artists such as Kanye West and Chiddy Bang, featured in the 2012 video game Need for Speed: Most Wanted and the 2013 version of The Great Gatsby, he's one of those artists that you've probably already grown to love without even realizing it yet. — PP

Bill Medley at Granada Theater
As Linda Richman might say, The Righteous Brothers weren't brothers or really named righteous. Discuss among yourselves. Anywho, Bill Medley was one of the vocalist/songwriters from the group, responsible for songs like “You've Lost That Loving Feeling,” “(You're My) Soul and Inspiration” and the incomparable “Unchained Melody.” — CG

SPCCMP, Trinity, ThatKidCam, Hollowgram Dagger at Double Wide
At one underground local hip-hop showcase we attended last year, ThatKidCam, who, of all the performers on the night, possessed all the characteristics that a young up-and-coming rapper in this city needs showcased and on-point and varied flow behind words that featured actual meaning. He was charismatic enough to hold the crowd's attention, too, offering up two separate a capellas that set him apart from the rest of the night's performers. He's just one of the worthy additions to this pretty solid local hip-hop bill. — Mikel Galicia

Spillover at Dada, Three Links and Trees
Parade of Flesh's eighth annual “Sunday after SXSW” deal takes over three venues in Deep Ellum this year (Club Dada, Three Links and Trees) for an all-day offering featuring no fewer than 37 performers. Among the more interesting acts appearing on the now-final bill: Liars, King Tuff, Iceage, Viet Cong, Diarrhea Planet, JEFF the Brotherhood, Alvvays and Single Mothers. In other words: This is far and away the most interesting spillover event that'll happen this year, at least band name-wise. For more info on this show, check out our interview with Liars frontman Angus Andrew here. — Pete Freedman

South By So What at QuikTrip Park
Atreyu, Hatebreed, Emmure, Suicide Silence, Upon a Burning Body, Power Trip, Fit for an Autopsy and Code Orange and a few dozen more close out this year's SBSW offering. It's a young man's game. — CG

Stevie Wonder at American Airlines Center
Stevie's 18th studio album, the immaculate double LP, Songs in the Key of Life, is truly a masterpiece. Calling it one of the all-time greats is something very few people would have the gall to argue with. To further jazz you up for this show where he'll be playing the album, we'll point you to this tremendous episode of Classic Albums, which shows how the tracks were cut. You'll appreciate it even more. — CG

Dallas' Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon
It's like a real marathon. Only shorter. — CG

Quiet Life at Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill
Ramshackle Portland-based roots outfit Quiet Life is a little bit jangle country and a little bit loose American rock 'n' roll. They're also a lot green, as in the band converted its tour van to run on vegetable oil. — CG

SXFW at Shipping and Receiving
South By spillover concerts abound this weekend, and Fort Worth will host its share, too. For instance this one, that sees Delicate Steve, Celestial Shore, Mothercoat, Cleanup, Pageantry and others sharing the Shipping and Receiving stage. — CG

Southside Pirate Programming Workshop at Arts Fifth Avenue
Texas Radio Hall of Famer and former Morning Zoo host John Rody recently got FCC approval to launch a low-power, all-local radio station in Fort Worth. When the station eventually goes live, its signal will only carry 10 miles, although listeners from Dallas and beyond will still be able to listen to the station's web stream if they want. But, before any of that, those interested in hosting shows or otherwise contributing their talents to the station can attend this free workshop to learn more. — CG

Kosher Chili Cook-Off at Tiferet Israel
For the 22nd year in a row, North Texas' Jewish community will come together to fellowship and devour nearly 1,000 gallons of chili. And of course, notes the event's website, “all cooking starts, stays and ends kosher, under rabbinic supervision.” — CG

Raiders of the Lost Ark and Fight Club Double Feature at Granada Theater
With the slew of buzz on the internet surrounding Jurassic Park 4 (and Jeff Goldblum) it's important to not forget about other Spielberg works that still have love going for them, like the first of the Indiana Jones trilogy, Raiders of the Lost Ark, that'll be showing this weekend at Granada. Yes, trilogy. Y'know, before it got ruined by that monstrosity of a fourth installment. A screening of Fight Club will follow, but we're not at liberty to talk about it. — Chris Escarfullery

Jazz Age Sunday Social at Dallas Heritage Village
Dress in your best '20s garden party attire and get ready for an afternoon of retro good times. The afternoon's agenda includes a costume contest, croquet matches, vintage dance lessons, a Model A Ford show, handmade ice creams from Carnival Barker's and live music courtesy of throwback outfit the Van Cleave Bandstand. — CG

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our events page.


















































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