Thursday, March 19, 2009
I saw a band in the back of Urban Outfitters yesterday. For one of the three free day parties of SXSW. I really like the band playing, Wooden Birds, from Austin. It was nice to be close to the stage without being crowded, actually half the crowd was sitting down mellow. The one girl in the band, dressed in black, played a black and white guitar. I found myself paying most attention to the percussion player with his various shakers and tambourine. Behind the band on the stage wall/structure, someone pasted numerous copies of the show poster and associated "Urban Renewal" sidewalk sale poster. All the posters were either crumpled or stapled sideways/horizontal overlapping one another becoming a solid mass line of paper, text and color.