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sxsw2012 Wed Mar 14 2012

SXSW 2012 Tour Diary: Jip Jop, Day 3

sxsw2012.jpgGearing up for their next show in Austin tonight, Carlos checks in with what's been occupying Jip Jop's time in Texas. Do we have some new SXSW converts? Yes, yes we do.

Day 3

SXSW has not failed to disappoint! Every street is full, every bar packed, and every show is live. We started the day by heading to the Greenbelt to take a break from the crowds and experience a different side of Austin.


After some ad hoc margaritas, a couple dips in the spring and some BBQ at Rudy's Gas Station we headed into Austin to check out some other performances and to meet new musicians. SXSW definitely came through with shining colors; business cards were exchanged, demos were shopped and the performances were top notch. All in all, we had a great time and met some amazing people! Where are the "I Love SXSW" t-shirts?!


Can't wait for our next performance tonight!


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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