The Scene

The LGBTQ Side of SXSW: OUTLander Spring Festival

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During SXSW, an equally awesome and certainly more queer festival will be happening in Austin. On March 9th at as part of OUTLander’s Spring Festival, Main Screen will show episodes of Words With Girls, Unicorn Plan-It, and Gay Street Therapy along with a live performance from Haviland Stillwell.

Music

SXSW 2010 Captain’s Log #1: Hipster Spring Break Begins

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Music blogger and SxSW warrior Stef has descended on the music capital of the world to bring us full reports on the happenings and hype acts of this year’s South by Southwest music festival. Highlights from Day 1 include Roky Erickson, the Muffs, the Depreciation Guild, Zoë Keating, and Audiostraddle favorite Hesta Prynn.

Music

SXSW Spotlight: First Aid Kit, Swedish Sisters Do Indie Folk

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Sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg are the talented young women behind this indie-folk duo. They attracted over a million YouTube views with their 2008 Fleet Foxes cover and finally released their debut album, ‘The Big Black & The Blue’ this past January. Catch their amazing live performance at this year’s SXSW.