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LAist @ SXSW : Day 3 - TV On the Radio, The Bangles, The Kills, Portugal.The Man

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Imagine a land of wall-to-wall music, booze and BBQ. Now, make it green for St. Patrick's and add the revelry that comes with it, and you have Clusterfuckpalooza '11. The worlds of SXSW and St. Patrick's Day converged Thursday night in Austin in what amounted to a city wide party that would rival the greats. What has been learned and painfully realized in the past few days, is that SXSW is a war of stamina and patience. Treating this like a normal festival will only leave you frustrated and exhausted. At any given time there can be up to 10 bands you really want to see at entirely diffrent points across town, and LAist did the sprinting to bring you photos from some of these killer sets. Thursday night included: The Bangles, TV on The Radio, The Kills and Portugal. The Man.

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LAist @ SXSW: The Real March Madness Begins In Austin
LAist @ SXSW: Day 2 - Queens of the Stone Age, Duran Duran, Black Angels
LAist @ SXSW: Day 2 - Bad Brains, Duran Duran, OFF!, Trash Talk