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Vans Presenting Ghostface Killah, The Specials and Iggy and the Stooges at House of Vans at the Mohawk March 13

Mar 4 2013 12:00AM



CYPRESS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- Legends Ghostface Killah, The Specials and Iggy and the Stooges and rising stars Japandroids join Middle Class Rut and Sky Ferreira in a raucous riot of hip hop, ska, punk rock, indie and synth-pop that is the must-see SXSW Music Festival lineup and coming live from House of Vans at the Mohawk on March 13. Won't be in Austin for Vans' SXSW Showcase presented by Fat Possum Records or the four full days of music at House of Vans from March 13-16? Be right there amongst the crowd at the Mohawk through the live webcast powered by Seagate at

Reflecting an Off the Wall mix of acts that define the original House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY, House of Vans at the Mohawk brings genre-defining artists and anticipated emerging bands for four packed days at one of Austin's most beloved and eclectic music venues -- the Mohawk at 912 Red River St. (at 10th Ave.) With daily afternoon and evening sessions, music fans will experience a range of acts from indie to metal to both throwback and underground hip hop from presenters Pitchfork, Anticon, Fat Possum Records, IAMSOUND/MFG, Paradigm, The Windish Agency, Ground Control Touring, A.V. Club & Flowerbooking and True Panther x Terrible Records. The full schedule follows below.

All daytime House of Vans at the Mohawk parties are FREE. For evening events, SXSW badge-holders get priority access, then wristband holders (tickets purchased in advance from the House of Vans at the Mohawk), then general admission guests. Shows will be webcast live at, powered by Seagate or by downloading the Vans Live 2.0 app giving you access to a full menu of Vans events live on your mobile device.

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House of Vans at the Mohawk
912 Red River Street (at 10
th Ave) -- March 13 - 16

Wednesday, March 13
Pitchfork presents Show No Mercy - doors open at noon
Outdoor Stage: Skeletonwitch, Trash Talk, Pallbearer, Royal Thunder, Mutilation Rites, Encrust
Indoor Stage: Power Trip, Wet Lungs, Pinkish Black, Vattnet Viskar, Inter Arma, Batillus

Official Vans SXSW Showcase presented by Fat Possum Records - doors open at 6:30 pm
Outdoor Stage: Ghostface Killah, The Specials, Iggy and the Stooges, Japandroids, Middle Class Rut, Sky Ferreira

Anticon SXSW 2013 Showcase - doors open at 6:30 pm
Indoor Stage: Baths, WHY?, Young Fathers, Daedelus, Kenny Dennis, D33J, Anticon DJs

Thursday, March 14
IAMSOUND / MFG 2013 SXSW PARTY - doors open at noon
Outdoor Stage: Disclosure, Charli XCX, Lord Huron, DIIV, IO ECHO, RATKING
Indoor Stage: Palma Violets, PAPA, Peace, Hands, HUNTERS, Oddience

Paradigm SXSW Showcase - doors open at 7 pm
Outdoor Stage: Wake Owl, Pacific Air, Solid Gold, SKATERS, Cold War Kids, Local Natives
Indoor Stage: Naia Kete, RDGLDGRN, Cheetahs, The Drum, Supreme Cuts, Marijuana Deathsquads

Friday, March 15
The Windish Agency Mohawk Day Party - doors open at noon
Outdoor Stage: Jerome LOL, MØ, Jetta, Doldrums, Austra, Toro Y Moi, Alt-J
Indoor Stage: Sóley, Empress Of, K.I.D.S., SOHN, Guards, Sir Sly

Ground Control Touring SXSW Showcase - doors open at 7 pm
Outdoor Stage: Trash Talk, Chelsea Light Moving, Merchandise, Dawes, Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons, Jonny Fritz
Indoor Stage: DIIV, Parquet Courts, Ducktails, Widowspeak, Spider Bags, Lemuria

Saturday, March 16
The A.V. Club & Flowerbooking present March into Softness - doors open at noon
Outdoor Stage: Frightened Rabbit, Baths, The Thermals, METZ, Paws, Balmorhea
Indoor Stage: Telekinesis, The Coup, Fear of Men, Houses, Wild Belle, Valleys

True Panther Sounds x Terrible Records SXSW Showcase - doors open at 7 pm
Indoor: Supreme Cuts, Kelela, Petit Noir, Majical Cloudz, diamond terrifier
Outdoor: Delorean, XXYYXX, Le1f, Cashmere Cat, Empress of, Silent Diane

** RSVP does not guarantee admittance. Please arrive early. All acts are tentative and subject to change.

Vans & Music
Vans supports original and creative music acts ranging from Band of Horses to Public Enemy to Turbonegro by bringing memorable shows to global audiences at the House of Vans roving music venue that echoes Vans' Brooklyn-based cultural hub and to more than half a million fans each summer at the Vans Warped Tour, America's longest-running music tour. Shoe and clothing collaborations with Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Iggy Pop, Descendents, KISS, Social Distortion, No Doubt, Slayer and Metallica are among the many coveted projects that suit an "Off The Wall" lifestyle for music fans everywhere.

Vans Warped Tour Est. '96 - House of Vans Est. '10 - Vans "Off the Wall" Since '66

For Immediate Release
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Kathy Miranda

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