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Middle Brother's Matt Vasquez shreds at Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas.

Watch Middle Brother, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – Middle Brother, pulling members of Dawes, Delta Spirit and Deer Tick, fits with their rustic sounds.

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Man Man (led by Honus Honus) performed several songs off their forthcoming album, Live Fantastic.

Watch Man Man, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – The Philadelphia band careens and stomps through performances that seem run-down but decadent.

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Kurt Vile performed at Auditorium Shores the day after a bag of his equipment was stolen.

Read Kurt Vile, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 20, 2011 – Kurt Vile's set overcame the loss of a stolen bag of equipment, leaning instead on his roots.

Texas native Sarah Jaffe performs at KUT's SXSW showcase at Momo's in Austin.

Listen SXSW 2011: Sarah Jaffe, Live In Concert KUT

March 20, 2011 – Hear the Texas singer's impressive set at KUT's SXSW showcase, live from Momo's in Austin. KUT

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The Felice Brothers performed at Auditorium Shores.

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March 20, 2011 – The Felice Brothers' sound draws on the past, but its mix of rock, country and folk remains fresh.

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Julianna Barwick.

Watch Watch: Julianna Barwick Performs A Tiny SXSW Concert

March 20, 2011 – Julianna Barwick brought her pipes and loop pedals to The Driskill Hotel for an intimate set.

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Los Angeles band Grouplove performed live at Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop on KEXP.

Watch SXSW 2011: Grouplove, Live In Concert KEXP

March 20, 2011 – Hear the Los Angeles band's soaring set from the KEXP stage at SXSW 2011. KEXP

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Claudia Garate of Austin, Texas, watches Man Man play at Auditorium Shores Saturday at SXSW.

Read Four Days Into SXSW 2011, Endurance Pays Off

March 20, 2011 – SXSW can be exhausting, but this year more musicians, and audiences, seem to be making it work.

Raphael Saadiq performs live at Stubb's Bar-B-Q at SXSW 2011.

Watch Raphael Saadiq, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

March 19, 2011 – As a solo star, Raphael Saadiq has proven himself an appealing old-school soul throwback.

Typhoon at The Driskill at SXSW 2011.

Watch Watch: Typhoon Performs A Tiny SXSW Concert

March 19, 2011 – We stuffed the 11-piece Portland band in a room at The Driskill Hotel to play.

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Early morning in Austin, Texas

Listen Late Night Dispatches And Photos From SXSW 2011: Friday

March 19, 2011 – Day three brought performances from TV On The Radio, Sharon Van Etten, Midlake and more.

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Austinite D'wazauhn Washington working a make-shift pay-to-park lot in East Austin on Friday.

Read SXSW: Beyond 6th Street, A Local Party

March 18, 2011 – East of SXSW's main drag, many of Austin's year-round residents are throwing a party of their own

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The Head and The Heart performed live on KEXP from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in downtown Austin for SXSW.

Listen SXSW 2011: The Head And The Heart, Live In Concert KEXP

March 18, 2011 – Listen to a set from this Seattle-based band, performed in an Austin bike shop and live on KEXP. KEXP

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Sharon Van Etten performs an early-morning set at SXSW, live on KUT.

Listen SXSW 2011: Sharon Van Etten, Live In Concert KUT

March 18, 2011 – Hear one of 2010's breakout artists perform four stripped-down songs from her album Epic, on KUT. KUT

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