Thursday, March 13, 2008

The Scoop - this Saturday in Austin

MESS WITH TEXAS 2 ANNOUNCES A FULL DAY OF FREE 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 like Janeane 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

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

Sponsors who made this event 100% FREE: (

SAKE2ME SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Ali

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