SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Forgive me, but I'm currently mentally and physically unable to write anything longer than a photo caption. So today I headed south of the river to a couple of parties far from the SXSW madding crowd...

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Welcome to South Austin, y'all.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Your entertainment for this afternoon. And entertaining it was.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Austin's Secret Weapons, fronted by party organizer Ashleigh Daniel, rip the best song ever about front-yard commerce, "Yard Sale."

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Secret Weapons drummer Don Clark keeps it tight.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Former Ignorance Park frontman Johnny Walker revisited Elvis Costello's early days with his new band Poor People.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

L.A. AC/DC acolytes Barrio Tiger were hard as a rock.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Just three dudes trying not to bro down too hard...

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Dallas duo the Vibes brutalized the blues. Over your shoulder, Black Keys.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

This kid had the best seat in the house all day long.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

The keg line around 4 p.m., when the Lone Star ran out.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Rooster-like Austin rockers A Few Nice Things brought some Faces swagger to the party.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Ashleigh Daniel chillaxes with South Austin's No. 1 perpetrator and Underwood frontman Bill Davis.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Austin singer-songwriter Jane Bond and Saturday's birthday girl Lori, who in lieu of presents had a donation box for her "Sewing Machine Fund."

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Houston/Austin fraternal trio Amplified Heat brought some fearsome Texas boogie to Austin underground zine Whoopsy's Trophy's party.

SXSW Foto File: Saturday in South Austin

Second-generation Texas rocker Shandon Sahm shows off his super-secret "detoxifier." Can I have some of that? - Chris Gray

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