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In Pictures: SXSW (Day 2) in Austin, TX

Austin, TX's South by Southwest Music Conference was arguably the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this Thursday (3/17). The streets were peppered with music lovers dressed up in green clothing and bent on discovering the music equivalent of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Austin, TX's South by Southwest Music Conference was arguably the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this Thursday (3/17). The streets were peppered with music lovers dressed up in green clothing and bent on discovering the music equivalent of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

SXSW: Paste Party w/ Frightened Rabbit, Roky Erickson, more

Sounds from eras past dominated an impressive lineup on day one at the Paste day party at SXSW.

Roky Erickson to play first San Francisco show in 25 years

Legendary psychedelic-era singer Roky Erickson will make his first concert appearance in San Francisco in more than a quarter of a century when he appears at the March 1 Noise Pop Festival.

Ponderosa Stomp to feature rare appearance by Roky Erickson

Roots music festival Ponderosa Stomp is set to return to its usual home city of New Orleans in May, a year after being temporarily exiled to Memphis in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.