Night two of SXSW fest, a benefit to raise money to send local musicians and media to cover SXSW in Austin, TX, was a raging, overly-attended success. Hip hop trio Winner’s Circle got the crowd moving and Up The Academy kept the energy coming. The Sluts closed out the night with their next level grunge-garage rock.

Words and photos by Lillian Wright Smith



Fally Afani is an award-winning journalist with a career spanning more than 20 years in media. She has worked extensively in radio, television, newspapers, magazines, and more.

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