Photos

 

SXSW 2014

Photos: Al Jones

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    Les Claypool's Duo De Twang at The Mohawk
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    Les joined by Angelo Moore of Fishbone
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    Luck, Texas. Willie Nelson's ranch that was once a movie set used to shoot the film Red Headed Stranger
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    The crowd gathers at Willie's for a day of music
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    Lucius
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    The band Lucius takes the main stage
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    The Opry House doubled as a moonshine saloon for everybody at the party
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    Moonshine is delicious
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    J. Roddy Walston and The Business
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    J. Roddy Walston and The Business crushed it
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    J. Roddy Walston and The Business
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    J. Roddy Walston and The Business
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    Shovels & Rope turned out to be the perfect band to play during a Texas sunset. They provided just the right amount of twang to go with the moonshine
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    Shovels & Rope
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    Luke Nelson (son of Willie) played a set with his band. Luke is a pretty amazing guitar player
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    One of the most recognizable guitars in the world... the one and only Trigger
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    The guy who owns the joint... Mr. Willie Nelson
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    Foxboro Hot Tubs take the stage by tossing roughly 300 balloons on the crowd
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    Balloons.... weeeeeeeeee!.
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    Billie Joe, Tre, and Mike Dirnt
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    Billie Joe sprays the crowd with a can of PBR
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    Foxboro Hot Tubs
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    Foxboro Hot Tubs
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    Billie Joe Armstrong urges the crowd to sing along
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    Bille Joe shows off his alligator head on a stick... it also shot silly string out of its mouth
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    Confetti Cannon aimed right at me!
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    And then Billy Joe Armstrong jumped on top of me
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    Billie Joe Crowd surfing
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    The Toadies took the stage at Stubbs BBQ to perform their smash record Rubberneck in it's entirety for the first time ever
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    The Toadies still sound amazing
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    Chris Wood (of Martin Medeski and Wood) with his new band The Wood Brothers
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    The Wood Brothers played an Episcopal Church in Downtown Austin. They literally turn EVERY building in the city into a venue
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    Approaching the madness of 6th Street on Saturday night
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    6th Street in Austin is a river of humanity during SXSW. Live music pours out of every doorway