[SXSW 2011] IGIF Presents: Floating Fest

It’s that time of the year again! We’re one month away from the shitshow radicalness of SXSW 2011 and IGIF is back again with another installment of Floating Fest. We’ve assembled a lineup featuring some of the best up-and-coming artists we love. In the heart of downtown Austin at Lovejoy’s for the second year straight, we’re also stoked to have the delicious Flying Dog Brewery as our show sponsors once again.. peep the poster and event details below!


What: Flying Dog Brewery & I Guess I’m Floating present: Floating Fest 2011 (Facebook event page)
When: Thursday, March 17th (2011)
Where: Lovejoy’s – Corner of 6th St & Neches St (604 Neches St) (map)
How: 21+ – FREE – No Wristband, Badge or RSVP required!
Duration: 12:00 PM – 8:00PM

12:00 – Eureka Birds
12:45 – Sun Airway
1:30 – Braids
2:15 – Idiot Glee
3:00 – Wise Blood
3:45 – Grouplove
4:30 – Young Man
5:15 – TV Girl
6:00 – Cloud Nothings
6:40 – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
7:15 – Baths


Lovejoy’s is going to have loads of great beers on tap, including our beloved Flying Dog brews. Come early and stay late, this is one rager you don’t wanna miss. Oh, and by the way.. we’ve got our hand in two other parties this year so we’re just getting started. :P

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Jarryd February 17, 2011 at 6:39 pm

This looks amazing.

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ListenB4YouBuy February 17, 2011 at 11:50 pm

@IGIF Who made that poster because that is fucking gorgeous?

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Candice February 18, 2011 at 6:25 pm

Dude seriously, that is a phenomenal poster. Who designed it??

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Connor February 19, 2011 at 9:22 pm

thanks for the flattery :) I made the poster this time around, whereas last year’s Floating Fest SXSW poster was designed by http://web.mac.com/dvagallery/Netherland_Art/Home.html

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Belinda February 22, 2011 at 5:24 pm

Hopefully the other parties aren’t 21+!

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Connor February 22, 2011 at 6:06 pm

sorry Belinda! We’ll have many more floating fests to come and sooner or later you’ll be 21, we’ll throw 18+ events, or we’ll meet in the middle :)

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Ricky February 22, 2011 at 8:30 pm

So, there really isn’t a way us 18 year olds can get in? :(
me and my girlfriend would have loved to be there.
The bars wont allow it? i mean it is day time for the most part?

would have loved to hang out and watch wise blood.

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Connor February 23, 2011 at 1:17 am

We’re going to discuss this with Lovejoy’s to see if we can set up a stamp system or something, but unfortunately as it stands it’s 21+ and traditionally Lovejoy’s events are all that way. I’ll update the site if we have any good news :)

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