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SXSW Wednesday Photo Highlights

posted by Marjana Jaidi on March 14, 2013

  • Photos by Marjana Jaidi

    We had a great first day in Austin for SXSW... click through the gallery for photo highlights, and stay tuned for a full recap, interviews, and more next week.

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  • We started our day with a delightful interview with Team Spirit.

    Band Members: Ayad Al Adhamy, Cosmo Kilburn DiGiulio, Roman Tobias Pettigrew, Mike Addesso

  • We got to the Hype Hotel just in time to catch Polyphonic Spree's dynamic set.

    Band Members: Tim DeLaughter, Jennie Kelley, Jessica Jordan, Jenny Kirtland, Kristin Hardin, Elizabeth Evans, Natalie Young, Mark Pirro, Cory Helms, Jason Garner, Jesse Hester, Matt Bricker, Mike St. Clair, Heather Test, Sean Redman, Buffi Jacobs, Kelly Test, Ricky Rasura

  • Buffi J. rocked the cello, headbanging and jumping up and down as she played.

  • Up next, brotherly duo Disclosure seamlessly combined live production with instruments and vocals.

    Band Members: Guy and Howard Lawrence

  • Disclosure

  • Next, we headed back to Side Bar to see Team Spirit's live set.

    Band Members: Ayad Al Adhamy, Cosmo Kilburn DiGiulio, Roman Tobias Pettigrew, Mike Addesso

  • Toby of Team Spirit

  • Cosmo of Team Spirit

  • Mike of Team Spirit

  • Ayad of Team Spirit gets up close and personal with a fan.

  • Donnie D on the 1s and 2s at Side Bar.

  • Back at the Hype Hotel, The Orwells had an eventful night... that ended with their expulsion from the venue.

    Band Members: Mario Cuomo, Baby Chuck, Dominic Corso, Grant and Henry Brinner

  • The Orwells

  • The Orwells

  • The Orwells

    See Also:

    SXSW 2013 Festival Guide     
    Dave Grohl Confirmed as SXSW Music 2013 Keynote Speaker     
    Couch by Couchwest: The Cheaper, Less-Active Alternative to SXSW