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Ben Kweller, Del Castillo headline Rock the Lot

Peter Blackstock

Editor’s note: This article was originally published February 18, 2014

Ben Kweller, Del Castillo and James McMurtry are among the dozen acts booked for the second annual Austin360 Rock the Lot, set for Friday and Saturday, March 14-15, in the west parking lot of the Austin American-Statesman.

The free event runs from 5-11 p.m. Friday and 3-11 p.m. Saturday in the shadow of the Congress Avenue bridge during SXSW weekend. Friday’s lineup features Del Castillo, Vallejo, McMurtry, Alpha Rev, Lincoln Durham and Wally West & Them Lostbound Souls. Saturday’s acts are Kweller, Jonny Kaplan & the Lazy Stars, Cord Carpenter Band, Little Brave, Nakia, Akina Adderley, the Peterson Brothers and Girling.

Food trucks will be on site, along with booths carrying locally brewed beer plus sodas and water.