It has been three years since the magic of SXSW has roamed the streets of Austin. This years lineup spans the depth and quality of creativity and leadership that makes SXSW the global destination for creative professionals. Here are few events were talking about!
Flatstock 77 displays the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them. Posters have the power to hold the nostalgia and essence of your all-time favorite concert forever, and you may just find that poster at Flatstock 73–while also being able to meet the artists who created it. Coming back for 2020, the Flatstock Stage will also feature performances from some of SXSW’s Official Showcasing Artists.
Retail therapy could be just what you need to escape the madness of the festival… located at the epicenter of it all. SXSW Marketplace brings together hand-selected local, national, and global brands to create a unique shopping experience. Adjacent to SXSW Flatstock in the Austin Convention Center, you can find brands like Mokuyobi, Eno, Cotopaxi and Oxford Pennant selling all the goods you never knew you needed.
Nowhere across town during SXSW will you find this much music at one venue, for free and no-badge required. Hotel Vegas is hosting the 9th annual BURGERMANIA with Justus Proffit, Annabelle Chairlegs, The Paranoyds, and over 50 other bands on the lineup. Note that BURGERMANIA is only free + open during the day party from 2 PM – 7 PM, after which it becomes an official showcase.
JoyRx Music is proud to present its signature concert series Live from the Heart at SXSW – on Saturday, March 19, 2022. The free community concert at Austin’s Auditorium Shores is open to the public as well as SXSW attendees and will feature the popular five-piece indie rock band Mt. Joy.
Peace to the Queen, is a retrospective exhibition of works that spans the four-decade career of world renowned photographer Jamel Shabazz. On view at the Carver Museum & Cultural Center from February 4, 2022 – August 6, 2021, this exhibit features portraits of Black, Brown, and Indigenous women of color.
Dolly Parton will make her first-ever SXSW appearance with a conversation followed by a performance of her new album. The performance will take place inside the iconic Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, March 18.
Atlanta originals Black Lips join forces with Fire Records for a new album ‘Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart’ released 24th January via Fire Records/Vice on limited edition red vinyl with die cut sleeve, standard LP and CD.
Through geometric shapes and ancient Egyptian floral iconography, JD offers the viewer a composition free from stress and anxiety. JD Moore, a figurative painter from Dallas, TX, has been working as a full time artist since 2013. His work features narrative driven oil/acrylic portraiture influenced by the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, and Realism periods.
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