Austin winds down after a hectic week
South By Southwest concluded in Austin, Texas tonight (March 18).
The five-day event saw hundreds of bands play official SXSW showcases and day parties, across the week.
Highlights included The Stooges live return, with a performance at Stubb’s in front of a capacity crowd.
Pete Townshend joined The Fratellis on stage at Stubb’s on Friday (March 16) while Thursday saw a superstar line-up join Tom Morello at The Parish. Perry Farrell and Slash both joined the Rage Against The Machine man for the show.
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