As was the case last year, with limited time before my flight, I spent Saturday frantically trying to see as much music as I could as fast as I could. I managed to get into Rachael Ray’s Feedback (with a bunch of moms and locals) early on for some brisket and biscuits, but when trying to return for LP a couple hours later was given the run around and then turned away (lesson learned, RSVP confirmation emails mean nothing – always pick up that extra badge).
Good thing there were only five or ten other excellent showcases on the same block. (more…)
I’m not sure if it was jetlag or excitement, but despite a bedtime of 3:15am, I was up and unable to get back to sleep at around 9:00am. Thankfully, almost all of my roommates seemed to be in the same boat.
I arrived later than most (or at least many) on Wednesday night. Unsurprisingly, my flight was full of musicians and industry types.
An hour or so after landing I was in the hotel room. I quickly addressed the work emails that had accumulated during my travels, and booked it to the Convention Center to grab my badge and begin my SXSW adventures. (more…)