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Bartender Wants To Fight!

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I’ll enter the ring at the Battle of The Bar Staff. I’m 5’1″ so ya’ll could pair me up with another pint sized girl. I think it would be hilarious!

Texas Relays vs. Racism

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I’m gonna say this and don’t care who gets mad. During Texas Relays, the city is different that most weekends. Yes, there’s a whole bunch of black folks here. But just because people and businesses speak/act unfavorably about it does not automatically mean they are racist.

How and When To Request a Song From A DJ

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I met Bak a few days ago, found out about the FeedBak, and thought I’d post something! As a DJ, when I found the question about DJ song requests in the FAQ section on this website, I thought I’d throw out my thoughts! So, when is it cool to make a request?

Battle of the Bar Staff Match Ups

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So I am pretty excited to see who will get matched up for the upcoming Battle of the Bar Staff – Fight Against Hunger on April 22 at Weirdo’s.  This has been a project in the works for years.  Derek Tate approached me with the concept about 2 years when I was doing sales and marketing for a downtown venue. ...

Displaced Employees, Gigs & Events Associated with Yassine Enterprises Troubles

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I got wind of the Yassine Enterprises scandal a week before SXSW from a local bar owner who said he was looking into buying Roial.  This came as a shock until he unveiled the details of the trouble the Yassine family was in.  I immediately mentioned the news to my close friend who has been a DJ and promoter in the ...

Watch Out World! Lauren Silva Is Coming!

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So I’ve been telling my friend about this girl named Lauren Silva. She’s a local singer/songwriter. I’ve been telling him about her for a while now but I just had take him to her show at Cedar Street during SXSW so he could see/hear for himself. Within the first verse, he was like “WHOA!” And he wasn’t alone; everybody at ...

Indigestion in the ATX

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For many of us who live in the ATX, we have lived by the unwritten rules of love everyone; have fun and Keep Austin Weird. We especially enjoy the benefits of our free thinking, free loving, free spirited and no cover bar entry seven days a week nightlife . Soon we will begin the spring and summer seasons of the ...

Greatest Night of My Life!

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I went to see Raekwon and Mobb Deep perform at Kung Fu Saloon. These where two artists I grew up listening to and to say I was excited would be a massive understatement. I got there 5 hours early to make sure I could get in. By the time the concert started the only thing in front of me was ...

508 House Virgin Mobile/C3 Private Party

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I had the pleasure of working the 508 Virgin Mobile/C3 private event this year at SXSW. I’ve worked a lot of shows and I have to say this was the classiest act I’ve worked. The people I worked with and got to know were super nice, courteous and helpful and respectful. The patrons were great, the music was awesome. I ...

My 10 SXSW Essentials

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SXSW is in full swing and I am in musical heaven! If you are like me, you are taking off work and spending the entire week practically living on the streets of downtown hopping from show to show with very little sleep because there is simply too much good music that you don’t want to miss. With that in mind, ...

SXSW Tips & Tricks?

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As you all know, SXSW fever is officially here. Although I have been living in Austin for 13+ years now, 2012 is going to be my first year of actually experiencing the phenomenon that is SXSW… And I am committed!! I have not purchased a wristband, but I have a plan. I am taking days off from work, have carefully ...

SXSW Here I Come!

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Anticipation surrounds me. Excitement fills the air. Sweat beads up and rolls off my body like the early morning dew on a cold winter morning. Heart beats quicken, our bodies heaving rhythmically in tune as we wait, panting and breathless, for the final climax. It’s coming… are you ready? By now you probably know EXACTLY  what I’m talking about… If ...

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