The Ready Set, Enter Shikari, AP Tour bands, many more set for free AP showcase at SXSW

February 11 2011, 9:00 AM EST By Tim Karan

In conjunction with the AP Tour and our 100 Bands You Need To Know In 2011 issue, Alternative Press will host a free, all-ages showcase at the South By Southwest Music Festival this March in Austin, Texas. The bands of the AP Tour—Black Veil Brides, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows, I See Stars, VersaEmerge and Conditions—will be joined by the Ready Set, Enter Shikari, the Downtown Fiction, Animals As Leaders, Middle Class Rut, Vampires Everwhere! and more for the event, which takes place March 19 over three stages at Emo's. The show kicks off at noon and runs through 6 p.m. No RSVP is required.

Bands announced:
Black Veil Brides
Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows
I See Stars
The Ready Set
Enter Shikari
The Downtown Fiction
Animals As Leaders
Balance And Composure
Middle Class Rut
I Fight Dragons
Vampires Everywhere!
The Limousines
River City Extension
Touche Amore