SXSW 2011 Auditorium Shores
Mar17

SXSW 2011 Auditorium Shores

SXSW brings tons of great music to Austin at many great venues. One of the most scenic is Auditorium Shores which looks back on the city of Austin as the sun sets. We didn’t get to Auditorium Shores until about 30 minutes before The Strokes went on for Saint Patrick’s day and ran into a wall of people trying to do the same thing. After the show we were surprised to see fireworks when we got on the other side of Town...

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SXSW 2010 Pictures

Most people either love or hate SXSW. Like a tsunami of technology, film and music South By Southwest 2010 came and went engulfing Austin in a whirlwind of events and parties that challenged even the most experienced and tireless party goers. Between the Interactive, Film and Music thousands of people descended upon the city pumping millions of dollars into the local economy, even with the seemingly endless supply of free drinks. You...

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Pure Volume Austin SWSX

Like most events during South By, South By Southwest is not cool anymore, get in line. This was my first interaction with Pure Volume in Austin. Maybe it’s my fault, but I am still unclear who they are. Future club? Promoter? I Dunno… This week they are hosting many parties at the space formerly known as the Copper Tank. Like I said, get in line; but with thousands of RSVP’s I understand. Once inside I was very...

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Do512 Shiner 101 Party

There are two words guaranteed to bring people together in Austin: Free Beer. To promote their new beer, Shiner 101, Shiner and Do512 teamed up and threw a party at The Scholz Beer Garden dance hall with free Shiner, food and live music. I’m not even certain what to call that place which used to be a six lane bowling alley. In true Austin style we drank the all of the beer before the party was scheduled to end and had to call it...

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Guy Forsyth, Austin’s Under Appreciated Music Talent

Transplanted from Kansas City to Austin in 1990 Guy Forsyth has journeyed from a tip seeking blues singer in the 311 Club to a diversified artist commonly seen at venues around Austin like The Saxon Pub, Marias’ Tacos, The Cactus Café and The Oasis. With a powerful voice able reach every seat in the house unassisted and a instrumental repertoire including the harmonica, ukulele, singing saw, acoustic, electric and slide guitar Guy has...

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