Wade here with some great events for those of us not interested in/can’t afford the Austin City Limits Music Festival. There is much awesomeness to choose from. Check out Ditch the Fest Fest 3, Austin City Locals, Silent City Limits, and Friends and Diamond Rings at the Mohawk.
We gather most of the Beyond 6th family for our 50th Episode. We drink and cover everything from the big news since we last recorded to SXSW, good food and upcoming shows. And, because Graham says it a lot, Wade is unemployed! Thanks for listening. We love you!
In ’96, Hussein Ali ‘Mike’ Yassine opened Treasure Island, what was to be the first venue of many in the Yassine Enterprises family. The ambitious Mike Yassine once told the Statesman he planned to open 1 new bar a year. As new venues opened, the scope and motif of the clubs also became more ambitious, from shark tanks at Qua, pulley-driven cages at Kiss & Fly to a real wood "eco-friendly" interior at Roial. At least two new venues were planned for this year: one where 219 West had once been and another unnamed project aimed for the Rainey Street District.
This is our SXSW 2012 Film and Music preview with our returning guests Shivvy and Austin Bloggy. For the record, none of us care that Lil’ Wayne is coming to SXSW. We discuss the highlights of music and film at SXSW past and upcoming. Listen for advice on navigating the litany of events at South by Southwest 2012.
One of the big hits from last year’s SXSW was The FP, a (very) independent flick that’s since been licensed for distribution by our local Drafthouse Films. Having seen a screening last year, I’ll share some of my thoughts. Actually, I’ll first share some thoughts I found scribbled on the men’s room wall at The Hideout: