Day 1: SoundDiego Does South by Southwest 2017

SoundDiego sent a crew out to Austin, Texas, to cover local artists performing at South by Southwest, and to preview bands headed to San Diego later this year.

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The quiet before the storm: 6th Street won't be as calm again all week as it was on Tuesday.
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Fans started lining up early outside Pandora's party.
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The main support at Pandora on Tuesday: Lemon Grove's own hip-hop standout Rob $tone.
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Video photographer Albert Rascon representing at Cheers Shot Bar.
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Tuesday's big bash was at the swanky Vulcan Gas. Co., an events space on 6th Street.
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Blues-burners Little Hurricane kicked off the week in Austin for San Diego -- and SoundDiego.
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Little Hurricane is playing all over Austin this week, with shows every day..
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The venue boasted a balcony with lots of Nat Geo activations -- VR, photo wall backgrounds and more -- and great overhead view of Little Hurry.
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National Geographic, which had hosted parties several nights running., played it smart all Tuesday night.
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Look close -- this Einstein is edible. Some of it is, naturally, Smarties.
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We caught Tone and C.C. in the green room before the show.
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Late night, the SoundDiego crew made its way to Rainey Street to the Blackheart whiskey bar to take in a set by the buzz band In the Valley Below.
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Another shot of In the Valley Below.
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