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29 Observations about SXSW (and Austin too)

South By Southwest 2019  --Blooming Prejippie Zine

This post accompanies our South By Southwest 2019 Playlist.

Alright, we are fresh off our first-ever trip to South By Southwest (which takes place in downtown, Austin, Texas). Since we were new to both this super-massive conference that we have heard about for nearly 20 years, as well as new to Austin—where we’ve heard is hopping for live music—I thought I should track our observations of the experience. Keep in mind, that I was doing this to compare our vision of these two experiences to the real thing—plus, I knew this list would have the added bonus of providing quite an awesome blog post for other never-been-there before folks.

Keep in mind that there is no “logic” per se to this list—it is NOT ranked and both SXSW and Austin observations are mixed together. Actually, the ONLY order is that list was curated chronologically; from the time we arrived until the time we left—with a few added just today.

Did you check out our daily vlog from South By Southwest 2019?