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The Next Big Name to Come Out of Austin?

  • The Next Big Name to Come Out of Austin?
    03.22.11

    More than 2,000 acts performed here last week during the 25th annual South by Southwest Music Festival. And for five almost-comically chaotic days, from early morning to well after midnight, some 100 venues—including churches, supermarkets, hotel lobbies, hotel rooms, private homes, backyards, vest-pocket parks, parking lots, converted power plants, restaurants and innumerable nightclubs—hosted emerging acts of considerable talent as well as a legion of middling musicians who may never be heard from again. Big names like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, the Strokes and Jack White dropped in as if desperate to steal attention from the newcomers.

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on March 22, 2011 - 8:00pm

More than 2,000 acts performed here last week during the 25th annual South by Southwest Music Festival. And for five almost-comically chaotic days, from early morning to well after midnight, some 100 venues—including churches, supermarkets, hotel lobbies, hotel rooms, private homes, backyards, vest-pocket parks, parking lots, converted power plants, restaurants and innumerable nightclubs—hosted emerging acts of considerable talent as well as a legion of middling musicians who may never be heard from again. Big names like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, the Strokes and Jack White dropped in as if desperate to steal attention from the newcomers.

Like or comment on the FB post here
Read the entire WSJ article here

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