... and it rained
Today was very reminiscent of SxSW 98(?), where it rained non-stop for most of the music festival. While welcome by the drought sufferers for sure, it really put the whammy on the festival. I had rain gear, but declared defeat at around 5:30PM, and headed home. Here's a summary of what I was able to see during this shortened day:
The Henry Clay People
They were listed as Pop/Punk, but they sounded more like a late 60's group to me. Towards the end of their set, the played of cover of
Bang a Gong, by
Had to cancel their show. They were replaced by a totally forgettable band from Austin, that took their place. My friend Dan and I both agreed to move on after hearing one song.
Sam Roberts Band
The Airborne Toxic Event
At this point in time, I was cold and starting to get soaked, even though I had a Poncho on. I decided to make it the end of the day.