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Hlavaty On The Hloose At SXSW: Roky Erickson, Okkervil River And The Sweetest Skynyrd Tattoo Of All Time

4:49 p.m.: "Roky and Okker is perfection."
4:49 p.m.: "Roky and Okker is perfection."
Photos, except where indicated, by Craig Hlavaty

4:08 p.m.: "Back on Sixth. Sea of green. Full tilt SXSW already. Paste party now." 4:11 p.m.: "Roky Erickson inside Paste tent party in 15." 4:12 p.m. Rocks Off Sr.: "YOU MUST GET A PIC OF ROKY" 4:15 p.m.: "Stand alone mustaches are ruling the day. Free booze lines 800 deep are not." 4:17 p.m. Rocks Off Sr.: "Yikes. Get some stache shots too." 4:18 p.m.: "This is also Roky with Okkervil River. Damn son. Band tuning up now." 4:23 p.m.: "Going on in 15 I believe."

4:30 p.m.: "Best tat of the day. By far."
4:30 p.m.: "Best tat of the day. By far."

4:34 p.m. Dan Oko has reached Austin and reports from the Convention Center Day Stage Cafe, where Canadian singer-songwriter Jason Collett (below) is performing: "Sounding crisp. He just started singing "love is a dirty word" ("we've got a lot of love songs for you," he laughs).

Hlavaty On The Hloose At SXSW: Roky Erickson, Okkervil River And The Sweetest Skynyrd Tattoo Of All Time
Dan Oko

4:37 p.m. Back to Craig: "Earplugs. Haha. OK mom." 4:42 p.m.: "Losing all my winter weight today, kids. Rokyvil River?" 4:52 p.m.: "You can't beat Roky with an atom bomb with three guitars, a bass, keys and drums. People that know what's up."


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