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sxsw2012 Tue Mar 13 2012

SXSW 2012 Tour Diary: Jip Jop, Day 2

sxsw2012.jpgWell never fear, Jip Jop is making some new friends down in Austin, and fitting in just fine. Here's the latest from Carlos and Jip Jop.

Day 2

We played at Baby Blue Studios on E. 12th St. and witnessed a dusty garage party turn into a wall-shaking dance party before our eyes. Bikes chained to gates, keg lines, red cups, and a crowd ready to party late into the night gave us that authentic Austin vibe we came for.


The energy was amazing! Our boys at Good Luck Sir put together a great line-up of music that we were happy to headline.


Looking forward to seeing our new friends at the next two shows!


Check out Jip Jop's SXSW 2012 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

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Myriam / March 14, 2012 9:07 AM

How wonderful to know that you guys are rocking it. Everyone needs to listen to their unique sound>

Ismadi Hernandez / March 14, 2012 8:01 PM

Jip Jop is awesome!!

myra hernandez / March 21, 2012 11:56 AM

awsome/ you need to make new jersey your next we could all go and support you guys. im very proud...

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Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
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Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
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Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
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Theft Liable to Prosecution
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UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
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Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
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Cubby Bear
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Kingston Mines
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Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

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