Over the Weekend: South by Southwest in Photos

Not sure if you noticed, but we took a ton of photos over the last few days. Click the links for all kinds of action.

SXSW, Day One

Photo by Mark C. Austin
The Austin Music Awards

A chronicle in picture form of some of the SXSW live acts you could have caught on Wednesday, March 18, if only you had been in Austin, TX. And really, why weren't you? Featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Aqualung, The Dicks, and more.

Live at the Red Eyed Fly and Stubb's BBQ

Photo by Patrick Michels
Heartless Bastards

Folks from all over crammed into two of Austin's best known venues on Wednesday, March 18, to catch some of the first acts of SXSW, including the Heartless Bastards, The Decemberists, The Von Bondies, and more.

South by Southwest Fashion WINs and FAILs

Photo by Andrea Grimes
Angry Vs. The Bear

A poignant commentary on the fashions of SXSW 2009 as spotted on the streets of Austin, TX.

South By Southwest, Day Two

Photo by Mark C. Austin
Yep, that's Roy from The Office.

The action continues in Austin, TX as SXSW gathers steam. Here's what you might have seen around town on Thursday, March 19, including Gomez, Andrew Bird, Daniel Johnston, and the Oak Ridge Boys.

South By Southwest Day Two, Part Two

Photo by Patrick Michels
Past Lives

There's a lot of things to see among the rollin' hills of Austin, TX, and we're gonna throw as much of it at you as we can. Don't thank us; we enjoy throwing things. Here's some more shots from Thursday, March 19.

Village Voice Media SXSW Party: Meese, Bear Hands, Crystal Antlers, Gomez and M. Ward

Photo by Mark C. Austin
Bear Hands

Five great acts, thousands of fans and lots of drinks at La Zona Rosa on Friday, March 20.

The 15 Hottest Gig Posters at Flatstock 20

Photo by Keith Plocek

The poster show in the Austin Convention Center gave SXSWers a break from all the noise -- and the chance to check out some erotic messiness.

South by Southwest, Day Three

Photo by Mark C. Austin

March 20, Austin TX. If you took anything away from SXSW on this day, let it be this: no matter our race, religion, politics, or lifestyle... when Devo plays, everybody shows up. Oh, also featuring Metallica, Silversun Pickups, and Tricky.

South by Southwest Day Three, Part Two

Photo by Patrick Michels

Some scenes from the hub of chaos that is Austin, TX on Friday, March 20, including more Metallica, The Hold Steady, Okkervil River, and more.

Scenes from South by Southwest

Photo by Mark C. Austin

We've got some images from around town (that town being Austin, TX) during SXSW. Check 'em out, it's the next best thing to having been there.

South by Southwest, Day Four

Photo by Mark C. Austin
Ian Moore

SXSW concludes in Austin, TX. Time to shower, sober up, get a good night's sleep, and get back to the real world. Depressed yet? Have a look at this chronicle of day four and relive the good times, with Ian Moore, Plush, The Tontons, and more.

South by Southwest Day Four, Part Two

Photo by Patrick Michels
King Khan and the Shrines

More images from the first day of spring and last day of SXSW in Austin, TX on Saturday, March 21. Featuring M. Ward, Echo and the Bunnymen, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, and more.

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