Spring has sprung which means it’s up and onward to Texas for SXSW! Once again, FYF Fest and Fun Fun Fun Fest are pleased to announce the  sixth annual Mess With Texas event, taking place in the city of Austin, March 15th, 16th, and 17th. Artists such as Built to Spill, A$AP Rocky, Cults, and  many more are set to perform on both the indoor and outdoor stages showcased at the 1100 Warehouse, located At 1100 E 5th Street, with free admittance to the shows with RSVPMWTX will be streaming select sets live at  www.mwtxparty.com, courtesy of Vans and Stickam.com.

Seagate, the leader in hard drive development and product of choice by artists, musicians, and filmmakers, has handpicked a trio of talented music photographers to document each day of MWTX through their own creative lens providing fans with real-time updates throughout the event. MWTX and Seagate  will feature the work of photographers Shawn Brackbill, Charles Bergquist, and Tod Seelie, who will document both the performances and backstage moments. Fans can view all the photos at www.facebook.com/SeagateCreative or follow @Seagate on Twitter.

Sailor Jerry will be rounding out the combination of music and photography provided by Seagate and MWTX by offering drink specials, as well as free tattoos for artists at the Hold Fast Pop Up Tattoo Shop, featuring talented tattoo artist, Oliver Peck. Contact dynamitepr@gmail.com if you’re interested.

Along with the above mentioned, this years MWTX will feature performances by: YELLE DJS, Tycho, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Purity Ring, Titus Andronicus,Two Gallants, Chairlift, Tanlines, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Cloud Nothings,Crystal Antlers, Doomtree, The Men, The Young, Lower Dens, Pure X, Turquoise Jeep, Nick Waterhouse, Dinosaur Feathers, Razika, New BuildFIDLARFat TonyJuan Cirerol, and White Arrows, with a VERY SPECIAL GUEST TBA.

Through the larger-than-life attitude of both the state of Texas, SXSW attendees, and the talent to be showcased at MWTX, one fact is to remain clear: ”Everything IS bigger in Texas”!


This years MWTX was also made possible by: Oxfam, Ticketfly, Boxed Water, SESAC, Chilli Beans, and Incase.

“MWTX is a reminder of how it actually can be fun to hang out with your peers in a sunny boho setting (if the music remains in the hands of true fans).” - Spin


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