Concerts

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

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."

4:34 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).

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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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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