- Smith Westerns live from SXSW In their second year at SXSW, Smith Westerns return to play a set of jangly pop peppered with new songs from their album "Dye it Blonde." They played March 16 at Stubb's in Austin Texas.
- Smith Westerns perform live in The Current studio Formed in high school, The Smith Westerns are a four-some from Chicago that have been touring the country and wowing audiences. Their buzz began in 2009 with their self-titled first record. Inspired by garage rock, their follow up "Dye It Blonde" was released this year.