Details on “Escape From L.A” Day Party @ SXSW


Spaceland Productions and LA Independent Media Group’s “ESCAPE FROM L.A.” free day party during South by Southwest, featuring a slew of Los Angeles’ finest bands

Thursday March 13; 12pm-6pm

Antone’s & Lucky Lounge, conveniently located next door to each other at 209-213 W 5th (Note: Austin, TX)

Glad you asked. At Antone’s: Autolux, The Airborne Toxic Event, The Deadly Syndrome, Daniel Lanois with Brian Blade, Earlimart, Castledoor, Foreign Born, Oliver Future. At Lucky Lounge: Crystal Antlers, Pity Party, Mezzanine Owls, Division Day, Henry Clay People, The Mae Shi. (Wow!)

SuperFree. As is the Dewar’s, while it lasts. As are other goodies. Turn out and find out.

Send a note with your name to, or text “escapefromla” to 66937. That, or roll the dice at the door. It’s Austin during South by Southwest.

The “Los Angeles Independent Media” conglomeration (consisting of ourselves and a bunch of like-minded colleagues [do bloggers have colleagues? -ed (absolutely, bloggers have colleagues; however, if you have never met them in person, they are referred to as blolleagues -other ed)]) will be out in full force. Action, adventure and serious booze in both venues. If you’re headed down to Austin next week, please do turn out in person to meet and throw a Dewar’s in our face for that one post last year that crossed the line of good taste greet your favorite bloggers, drink some complimentary Dewar’s and enjoy some of the best music LA has to offer to the world.

Full flyer (and detailed driving directions) after the jump. The flyer is gigantic, and colorful. Hope to see you there!


(avoiding major freeways)

Head northwest on Tom Bradley Blvd toward S Broadway
Turn right at N Broadway
Turn left at Pasadena Ave
Turn left to stay on Pasadena Ave
Turn right at N Figueroa St
Slight right at Colorado Blvd
Slight right at Linda Vista Ave
Turn right to stay on Linda Vista Ave
Turn left at Oak Grove Dr
Turn left at Foothill Blvd
Turn right at Angeles Crest Hwy
Turn left at Angeles Forest Hwy
Turn right at Mt Emma Rd
Turn left at 87th St E
Turn right at Pearblossom Hwy
Continue on Antelope Hwy/CA-138
Continue to follow CA-138
Slight left at Phelan Rd
Continue on Main St
Turn left at Mariposa Rd
Turn right at Bear Valley Rd
Turn right at CA-18
Continue on CA-247
Turn left at Buena Vista Dr
Turn right at Yucca Mesa Rd
Turn left at CA-62/Twentynine Palms Hwy
Turn left at CA-62

Entering Arizona

Continue on S California Ave
Continue on AZ-95
Continue on AZ-72
Turn left at US-60
Turn left at AZ-74
Turn right at N Scottsdale Rd
urn left at E Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Turn left at E Shea Blvd
Turn left at AZ-87 N
Turn right at AZ-260
Turn left at W Deuce of Clubs/US-60
Continue to follow US-60

Entering New Mexico

Turn right toward US-380
Continue straight onto US-380
Turn left at US-380/US-70
Continue to follow US-380

Entering Texas (clap clap clap clap! deep in the heart)

Turn right at TX-137
Turn left at TX-137/US-385/US-62
Continue to follow TX-137
Turn right to stay on TX-137
Turn left at S 6th St
Turn right at US-87
Turn left at TX-71
Turn left at W TX-29/TX-71
Turn right at Bessemer Ave/TX-16/TX-71
Continue to follow TX-16/TX-71
Turn left at TX-71
Turn left at FM-2244 E
Turn right at FM-2244
Turn left at Westlake Dr
Turn right at Redbud Trail
Turn right at Lake Austin Blvd
Continue on W 5th St

Turn left at Congress Ave.

Other things to do while you are in town: SXSW