SXSW Music Festival Day One – March 12, 2008 – Austin, TX – Jef Hoskins (Photos: Jef Hoskins)

David Dondero

If you’ve ever been to a convention center for any reason, you can understand how it feels like an airport without planes. Add to that, the security is almost more annoying, and to get anywhere you have to depend on your own feet, or a taxi—or bus—or, in environmentally conscientious Austin, a pedi-cab… So, it’s […]

Treasure Island Festival – September 15/16, 2007 – Treasure Island – San Francisco


Created out of fill from the San Francisco Bay, Treasure Island was originally built to host the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, celebrating the completion of the world’s most famous bridge, our Golden Gate. Some say the island is named after a novel by long-time S.F. resident, Robert Lewis Stevenson, while others (i.e., T.I. festival […]