SXSW 2009 – Day 2 in photos by Jacob
photos by Jacob Blickenstaff
Flower Travellin' Band @ Smokin' Music, Austin, TX - March 19, 2009
"There was a certain amount of tension before Flower Travellin' Band's set at Smokin' Music. Would people show up for this 30+ year old Japanese psychedelic rock band? Would they be playing to like 30 people, many of whom were there for the free smokes from American Spirit? Would the band be any good? The band's heyday was in the 1970s, when they produced some of the most visionary psych rock around. But that was then and this is 2009 and these guys must be in their 60s at this point. Could they pull it off and would anyone care?
Yes. And yes." [Austin 360]
Flower Travellin' Band also played two shows in NYC before they got to Austin to play SXSW on Thursday. More of Jacob's pictures from that day below...
Thao with the Get Down Stay Down - BV day party @ Radio Room
Passion Pit - BV day party @ Radio Room
Doug Sahm Tribute @ Antone's (Jimmie Vaughn, Shaun Sahm, Dave Alvin)
Dirty Projectors @ Emo's Annex
Flower Travellin' Band @ Smokin' Music
Ben Harper and the Relentless7 @ Stubb's
Jacob's set from Day 1 is HERE.
to be continued...