SXSW as Seen Through My Pocket Camera

SXSW wouldn't give me press credentials or a photo pass, so I had to get creative sneaking my little pocket camera into most venues, only to find everyone else in the audience brought in better cameras that I did. Here's my view of the festival with appearances from Devo, Tricky, Datarock, PJ Harvey with John Parish, Indigo Girls, Third Eye Blind, Triple Cobra, Bang! Bang! Eche! and others.

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Devo donned their Energy Dome hats which were being sold at the venue for $30 and worn by many fans in the audience at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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PJ Harvey and John Parish took the stage at Stubb's in Austin, Texas at SXSW on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Tricky takes a rare step into the light during his show on Friday night in Austin, Texas at SXSW on March, 20, 2009.
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SF singer Stephen Jenkins with Third Eye Blind at Stubb's during their headlining show at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Datarock get down in their matching red jumpsuits at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Bay Area's own Triple Cobra open up the day of music at Hotel San Jose in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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The Indigo Girls played Saturday night at Stubb's in Austin, Texas on March 21, 2009.
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Bang! Bang! Eche! from Christchurch, New Zealand, were the best band I saw that I'd never heard of before going to SXSW in Austin, Texas in March, 2009.
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6th Street in Austin, Texas was closed to traffic and overrun with people all during the SXSW music festival March 18-22, 2009.
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Bang! Bang! Eche! from New Zealand rocked so hard Friday afternoon that people walking by were stopped in their tracks at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Former SF resident Bradley Beesley answers questions after a screening of his new documentary "Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo" with Co-Producer Louisiana Kreutz at his side at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Tricky with female singer who sometimes sang entire songs with Tricky standing with his back to the audience smoking and swaying from side-to-side at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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PJ Harvey, John Parish (on right) and band played at Stubb's in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Devo played the Austin Music Hall for SXSW on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Datarock made the audience laugh with their funny lyrics and fun stage show at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Triple Cobra singer gets down at Hotel San Jose in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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SF rock photographer Jay Blakesberg directs a live-streaming video of Third Eye Blind's performance Saturday night at Stubb's in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Third Eye Blind played new songs off of their soon-to-be-released album "Ursa Major" at Stubb's in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Devo mounted video cameras that were switched back and forth between band members and pre-produced video imagary during their set at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Devo fans in the audience came prepared at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Devo singer Mark Mothersgaugh at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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At hotel San Jose, Triple Cobra took advantage of the solar panels that were set up in the parking lot helping to green the event.
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Tricky at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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PJ Harvey at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Triple Cobra at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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SF rock photographer Jay Blakesberg directs the Indigo Girls performance at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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A look at the video monitor for the video shoot of the Indigo Girls concert at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Devo singer Mark Mothersbaugh killed it Friday night, March 20, 2009 in Austin, Texas at SXSW.
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PJ Harvey at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Devo plays in front of their giant video screen at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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After the encore, Devo came out with their cover-all's off to reveal their matching knee pads at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Tricky played with low red, purple and blue backlights with no key lights for most of his show reaffirming his reputation for hiding on stage.
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PJ Harvey played to a packed house at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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A behind the scenes look at the video crew shooting the Indigo Girls' concert at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Third Eye Blind on the monitors for the live video shoot at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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SF's Triple Cobra plays at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Trickey at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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PJ Harvey and John Parish to her left played Stubb's at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Mark Mothersbaugh gets the pom poms out to rile the crowd at the Devo show at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Third Eye Blind took the stage at 12:45 a.m. Saturday night / Sunday morning and singer Stephen Jenkins said it was the latest they had ever played a gig.
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Bay Area's own Triple Cobra take open up the day of music at Hotel San Jose in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Devo at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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PJ Harvey at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Triple Cobra at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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Devo at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Datarock pumps up the crowd at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 20, 2009.
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Third Eye Blind gets the crowd going at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 21, 2009.
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