– by Joseph Jammer Medina

‘Tis the season for film screenings, amazing music, and nonstop eating. That’s right, it’s time for SXSW, and Nerdist is back in Austin taking over Bangers Sausage House & Beer Garden (79 Rainey St.) for Nerdist’s Backyard Bash presented by Alpha. Taking place from Friday, March 10 –Sunday March 12, fans who attend will be treated to party games, celebrity interviews, live performances, and all the beer and BBQ they can handle.

Highlighting this year’s event will be cast appearances from Baby DriverAmerican Gods, Win It All, and Free Fire. The time of these appearances and the list of talent attending (along with the rest of the entire weekend schedule) is below.

As an added bonus, Alpha members who attend will get a free beer and entrée any day they attend. 

For more information, go to backyardbash 

Friday, March 10:

12pm – 1pm: Rooster Teeth (Gus Sorola, Miles Luna, Kerry Shawcross, Jordan Cwierz and Yssa Badiola) moderated by Dan Casey (Senior Editor of Nerdist and Host of The Dan Cave)

1:30pm – 2pm: Nerdist Trivia & Drinking Games with Rachel Heine (Editor-in-Chief of Nerdist and Co-Host of Alpha Book Club) and Dan Casey

2:30pm – 5pm: Songs in the Key of D&D with Geek & Sundry’s Amy Vorpahl, Maxi Morales, and Jason Charles Miller

5:30pm – 6pm: Nerdist Trivia & Drinking Games with Rachel Heine and Dan Casey

7: 00pm – 8pm: Sour Bridges Band  

Saturday, March 11:

11:00am – 11:30am: Baby Driver with Edgar Wright, Jon Hamm, Ansel Elgort, and Eiza Gonzales moderated by Dan Casey

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Nerdist Trivia & Drinking Games with Rachel Heine and Dan Casey

3:00pm – 4:00pm:  American Gods Cast and Showrunners: Bryan Fuller, Michael Green, Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Pablo Schreiber, Yetide Badaki, Bruce Langley, Orlando Jones, Jonathan Tucker, Crispin Glover, and Betty Gilpin moderated by Dan Casey

7:00pm – 8:00pm: Dead Music Capital Band

Sunday, March 12:

10:00am -12:00pm: Banger’s Famous Big Band Brunch

1:00pm -2:00pm: Win It All with Joe Swanberg, Jake Johnson, Joe Lo Truglio, and Aislinn Derbez

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Free Fire with Ben Wheatley, Armie Hammer, and Sharlto Copley moderated by Dan Casey

*All panels, performances and screenings subject to change at any time.  Legendary Digital Networks reserves the right to change programming without notice. 

Source: Nerdist, Alpha

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.