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March 18, 2011 - 6:47am
SXSW keeps a' rollin' along in Austin and The NewsHouse was on the scene to seek out the best of day two.

Downtown Austin was even more abuzz as the second day of SXSW commenced.  Not only were more bands and fans rolling into town, but there were also two little events you may have heard of (St. Patrick’s Day and the opening of the NCAA Tournament) bringing more non-music folk out.  Needless to say, it appears that some of these individuals may have had an alcoholic beverage or two (or six or twelve).  But that’s just atmospheric ornamentation.  On to the more pressing matter of the actual tuneage of day two…

March 17, 2011 - 6:57am
While SU is on Spring Break, the music world is convening down in Austin, Texas, for the South By Southwest Music Festival. The NewsHouse is there to cover it, starting with a recap of the fest's first day.

Under the cover of clouds, SXSW began in Austin on Wednesday.  Music could be heard blaring from almost every bar, restaurant or corner (buskers!), as press, industry types and music fans cluttered Austin’s downtown.  Here’s a quick overview of some of the highs and lows of Day 1:

 

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