SXSW As It Happens: The French Legation Is Pretty Much Where It's At Today - Sure Ain't North Lamar

Craig Hlavaty, 4:05 p.m.: "Fader is hella packed for Neon Indian. These are Dallas' babies."

Adam P. Newton, 4:09 p.m.: "I'm heading to Eastbound and Down to meet @clickwindrepeat and see Danielson."

Newton, 4:14 p.m.: "So I decided to go to the French Legation Museum for a great two-stage lawn party."

Brittanie Shey, 4:17 p.m.: "Plenty of bikinis at Zilker Park. Traffic on Lamar looks a hot mess according to the Jesus phone. Bringing a bike may make me a genius."

Dan Oko, 4:30 p.m.: "Case in point per premature bounce is that I now stand before the Compound, a backyard venue in deep East Austin. The band RAA, a tip from an out-of-towner, has turned up bunk. Party has moved: Back to French Legation."

Newton, 4:38 p.m.: "Good Moments In SXSW: Hearing most of The Morning Benders' set at Fader Fort just by standing outside."

Newton, 4:44 p.m.: "Up next at French Legation - Yellow Fever."

Hlavaty, 4:48 p.m.: "Five Hour Energy shots don't count as hydration, but Lone Star does?"

Hlavaty, 4:50 p.m.: "Headed in to see Trash Talk at Death Metal Pizza."

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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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