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Mess With Texas, an annual party thrown in Austin, in the south by southwestern region of the US, at the same time as a certain other major music festival, has expanded in its second year to a massive, outdoor, FREE, ALL AGES event with three stages and an exclusive Austin performance from headliners The Breeders and NOFX and A-list comedians likeJaneane Garofalo, MTV’s Human Giant and Brian Posehn.


MEss With Texas

MESS WITH TEXAS 2 ANNOUNCES A FULL DAY OFFREE MUSIC AND COMEDY IN AUSTIN, TX AT WATERLOO PARK

Mess With Texas, an annual party thrown in Austin, in the south by southwestern region of the US, at the same time as a certain other major music festival, has expanded in its second year to a massive, outdoor, FREE, ALL AGES event with three stages and an exclusive Austin performance from headliners The Breeders and NOFX and A-list comedians likeJaneane Garofalo, MTV’s Human Giant and Brian Posehn.

The festivities go down on Saturday, March 15 from Noon to 10pm at Waterloo Park, which is in walking distance from 6th St. Last year, the inaugural Mess With Texas took place at Red 7 with David Cross serving as the curator and host. The event’s organizers this year includetwenty-two year old Sean Carlson who books the Los Angeles based F*ck Yeah Fest, Adam Hobbs from LA-based music marketing and PR agency The 857 Collective, Austin’s Transmission Entertainment,with booking assistance from Comedy Death Ray, Keith Morris of Circle Jerks & Black Flag and Henry Owings of Chunklet Magazine.

Mess With Texas 2
Saturday, March 15th
Waterloo Park
Entrance at 15th and Trinity
Austin, TX
Free / All Ages / Open to the Public
Doors open at Noon
http://www.messwithtexasparty.com

Music:
The Breeders
NOFX
Simian Mobile Disco + Islands + Kimya Dawson + Black Mountain + Yeasayer +F*cked Up + Lucero +Jay Reatard + No Age + Neon Neon +Pissed Jeans + Atlas Sound + Two Gallants + White Denim + Matt & Kim

Municipal Waste +The Night Marchers (featuring John Reis) +Howlin’ Rain + Dead to Me + Langhorne Slim +Shearwater +Gil Mantera’s Party Dream + Grand Ole Party +Darker My Love +Moonrats + Annihilation Time + The Coathangers +Abe Vigoda + +Mellowdrone +Monotonix +Aloha + Selmanaires

Comedy:
Janeane Garofalo
Human Giant
Brian Posehn
Todd Barry + Eugene Mirman + Paul F. Tompkins + Jon Glaser + Jon Benjamin + Earles & Jensen + Leo Allen +Hard n Phirm +Scott Aukerman +BJ Porter + Reggie Watts +Jonah Ray +Matt Brunger

We would like to thank our sponsors who have come on board to keep this event 100% FREE (again) comedy stage presenter SuperDeluxe.com, exclusive media partner Fuel TV, Garnier Fructis who will be setting up a “Style Lounge” at the fest, mobile content providers Mozes, JetBlue Airways, Fox Home Entertainment and Skull Candy who will be handing out headphones to 1000s there. Plus we’ll have drinks all day from Tecate, Dos Equis and Function drinks.

Sponsors who made this event 100% FREE:

http://www.superdeluxe.com
http://www.fuel.tv
http://www.garnier.com
http://www.foxhome.com
http://www.skullcandy.com
http://www.mozes-inc.com
http://www.jetblue.com
http://www.functiondrinks.com
http://www.dosxx.com
http://www.cervezatecate.com

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