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SXSW Mon Mar 12 2012

SXSW 2012 Tour Diary: Jip Jop, Day 1

sxsw2012.jpgOnce again we're following some awesome Chicago bands down to Austin for SXSW. Carlos from Jip Jop is the first of our friends to check in, with a quick recap of their drive down to Texas. Jip Jop's blend of hip hop and jazz presented with some killer horns, keys, drums and rhymes is sure to entertain the crowds down south. Check out their album Important (and download it) at Bandcamp.

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Coming fresh off a performance at Chicago's Double Door (above), with no sleep and a van that fits about 12 uncomfortably, eight (8) of us packed in (equipment included) and started on the 1,164 mile road-trip to SXSW.

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Even with no rest, the van was still rowdy. Rest stops for coffee runs, band members creating music in the backseat, lots of laughs and one goal, don't stop until we get there. The all encompassing sentiment in the air was unbridled and pure excitement.

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Twenty hours later, we finally make it to Austin and greet the city with a margarita toast and a night out on the city.

Welcome to SXSW.

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Next up, Jip Jop performs at Baby Blue Studios (E12th Street)...


Check out Jip Jop's Austin schedule below:

Sunday March 11th
Baby Blue Studios
1522 E. 12th st
Austin, TX
Music starts at 7pm, Jip Jop goes on at 10pm

Wednesday March 14th
House Party
605 Fort Drum
Austin, TX
Music starts at 6pm we go on at 10pm

Friday March 16th
AAEMP Records Official Day Party
Bat Bar
218 E 6th St.
Austin, TX
Music from 12pm - 6pm

 

Blanca / March 17, 2012 12:28 PM

Please post some video or audio!!

Paola Gonzalez / March 21, 2012 9:11 PM

Bobby, so proud of you and your fellow band members! I am excited for your musical journey and know that success awaits you! Good luck and God bless! XOXO

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