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12 March 2012
MUSIC FOR MONDAYS / AUSTIN SXSW EDITION: With MEXICO's Jotdog.
3:22 ...Static Album Foto.
The hordes are arriving.
An estimated 250,000 visitors crowd Austin's restaurants and shops this week and next...as the annual South By Southwest Tech, film and music festivals flourish.
Since 1987...locals have learned to hunker down at home...and avoid the city center.
It's a good week to mow the lawn for the first time...after recent drought-busting rains.
But...the music fest especially...with some 2,000 bands from around the world...offers
wonderful new listening options with lots of local radio exposure.
Here's a group from Mexico...Jotdog...with its very lively...'Lluvia de Estrellas'.
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