Overheard: SXSW Wednesday Evening

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While filling the time between the daytime shows and the nighttime showcases, I wandered near the clubs. Here's what I heard:

"They give you a lot of drink tickets, but the music sucks!"

"We kind of forgot to get a stage manager. But maybe you can just go around back."

"Yeah, I'm in a band. ... We're playing around corner." (This was uttered by a random guy trying to get a girl's number. Unconfirmed if he actually is in a band.)

"Y'all ain't go no soul."

Just imagine what people will be saying once they down a few more beers. -- Chelsea Ide

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