X Games Austin 2014 Music: The Bands You Must See

Concert For The Philippines - Benefit ConcertI love music. I love sports. Imagine what X Games will be like as it merges with the live music capital of the world in Austin this weekend. 

It's going to be the party of the year.

Although there are sure to be an insurmountable amount of music to be seen in Texas aside from Mac Miller and Kanye West Saturday night, below are just a few must-see bands who are on the X Games bill this weekend.


Music for flip flops and a fedora. 

Wednesday, June 4 6:00-9:00 PM – The Belmont, X Games Kickoff Bash

Holy Ghost!

Grab your retro Nikes and favorite 80s top.

Thursday, June 5 10:00-11:30 PM – ACL Live

Leopold and His Fiction

Mustache and short sleeved shirt.

Friday, June 6 4:15 PM – KUTX Stage

Slightly Stoopid

​Vans and a tie-dye shirt.

Friday, June 6 5:30 PM – Austin360Amphitheater

Black Pistol Fire

Anything Jack White would be proud of.

Friday, June 6 7:15 PM – KUTX Stage

Almost Kings

Black button up and a lot of hair glue. 

Saturday, June 7 5:00 PM – Sound Factory Stage

Bad Religion

Levis and a pair of chucks.

Saturday, June 7 5:00 PM – Austin360Amphitheater

Mystery Skulls

Dancing shoes and a comfortable t-shirt.

Saturday, June 7 7:00 PM – Velocity Lounge

Cash Cash

V-neck and denim.

Saturday, June 7 8:30 PM – Velocity Lounge

Emily Wolfe

Boots and plaid.

Sunday, June 8 1:15 PM – KUTX Stage

Mayer Hawthorne

Skinny tie and tight pants.

Sunday, June 8 2:30 PM – Austin360Amphitheater

Gary Clark Jr.

Something inconspicuous.

Sunday, June 8 8:00 PM – Austin360Amphitheater

​The Flaming Lips

Wear whatever the hell you want.

Sunday, June 8 7:45 PM – Austin360Amphitheater

Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports.