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Free Food and Metromint Drinks at AEMMP Records Day Party

Head over to AEMMP Records’ Day Party on Saturday, March 20, 2010 for free food from Texas Roadhouse and drinks from Metromint. The party starts at 12 Noon and continues till 5PM at District 301 (301 West 6th. St.) so get there early. This day party is open to everyone and does not need an RSVP. Enjoy the great music. ;D

You can follow @AEMMPRecords and @Metromint on Twitter!

Yes please! Pancake breakfast FTW.
hometapes:

Yep, you’re seein’ it: Hometapes at SXSW 2010!!!
Thursday March 18Hometapes SXSW ShowcaseMohawk (inside) - 912 Red River St. Austin, TX.
01:00 Bear In Heaven
12:00 Pattern Is Movement
11:00 Slaraffenland
10:00 All Tiny Creatures
09:00 The Caribbean
08:00 Collections of Colonies of Bees
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Saturday March 20FRIEND ISLAND!
A SXSW oasis built by Hometapes….in cahoots with Force Field PR.Pancakes. Oregon beer. Candy. Records. Hard punch. Nachos. And fourteen bands.
815 E. 6th St. Austin, TX (at I-35)11am-8pmFree! No SXSW cred needed.Kicking off with a pancake breakfast and Sharon Van Etten at 11am!
11:00 - Sharon Van Etten
11:40 - Garotas Suecas
12:20 - Pill Wonder
01:00 - Slaraffenland
01:40 - The Caribbean
02:20 - Balmorhea 
03:00 - Pattern Is Movement
03:40 - Or, the Whale
04:20 - All Tiny Creatures
05:00 - Chris Denny
05:40 - Silent League
06:15 - Robert Gomez/Ormonde 
06:45 - Bear In Heaven
07:30 - Collections of Colonies of Bees 
Sponsored by: Deschutes Brewery, Mike’s Hard Punch, and Batter Blaster.
For sharing:
FLYER: http://www.home-tapes.com/sxsw/HometapesFriendIsland2010.jpg FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/Friend-Island-2010

Yes please! Pancake breakfast FTW.

hometapes:

Yep, you’re seein’ it: Hometapes at SXSW 2010!!!

Thursday March 18
Hometapes SXSW Showcase

Mohawk (inside) - 912 Red River St. Austin, TX.

  • 01:00 Bear In Heaven
  • 12:00 Pattern Is Movement
  • 11:00 Slaraffenland
  • 10:00 All Tiny Creatures
  • 09:00 The Caribbean
  • 08:00 Collections of Colonies of Bees

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Saturday March 20
FRIEND ISLAND!

A SXSW oasis built by Hometapes….in cahoots with Force Field PR.
Pancakes. Oregon beer. Candy. Records. Hard punch. Nachos. And fourteen bands.

815 E. 6th St. Austin, TX (at I-35)
11am-8pm
Free! No SXSW cred needed.
Kicking off with a pancake breakfast and Sharon Van Etten at 11am!

  • 11:00 - Sharon Van Etten
  • 11:40 - Garotas Suecas
  • 12:20 - Pill Wonder
  • 01:00 - Slaraffenland
  • 01:40 - The Caribbean
  • 02:20 - Balmorhea 
  • 03:00 - Pattern Is Movement
  • 03:40 - Or, the Whale
  • 04:20 - All Tiny Creatures
  • 05:00 - Chris Denny
  • 05:40 - Silent League
  • 06:15 - Robert Gomez/Ormonde 
  • 06:45 - Bear In Heaven
  • 07:30 - Collections of Colonies of Bees 

Sponsored by: Deschutes Brewery, Mike’s Hard Punch, and Batter Blaster.

For sharing:

FLYER: http://www.home-tapes.com/sxsw/HometapesFriendIsland2010.jpg FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/Friend-Island-2010

Free ZigenBock, Sweet Leaf Tea and Don Lunas Tequila at Eastbound & Found Party

The Eastbound & Found showcase presented by ZiegenBock Amber, Dos Lunas Tequila, and Sweet Leaf Tea will be taking place on Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 12 Noon to 9PM at 1001 East 6th St. Not only do they have a killer line-up but they’ll have two bars, and food available, including screen printing by Southside Sanctuary and a photobooth by GreenShoeLace.com. No worries, this fest is completely FREE and OPEN to everyone but you do have to RSVP. Head here for RSVP directions here.

You can follow @SweetLeafTea and @DosLunasTequila on Twitter!

The @SXSWFreeNoms Top 10 “Best of” Party Noms Challenge - Powered by Foodspotting

I finally put together my choice for my personal Top 10 list based off all 80+ parties listed here. The one’s I have chosen are in no particular order of importance. Head here to check them out now.

Make sure to download the new Foodspotting App for your iPhone and take the guide challange if you plan to go to the 10 parties listed. It will show you location and everything too!

Head here to check out my guide featured on Foodspotting and to take the challenge!

For more info on Foodspotting, check out TechCrunch’s recent coverage here.

NOTE: Before venturing out to these places, make sure you are set as some of these parties require RSVP. The good thing is these are open to everyone!

Free Vitamin Water & Pop Chips at Skip Intro Party

The Skip Intro Party will take place on Monday, March 15, 2010 from 8PM to 11PM at Cedar Street (208 West 4th. St.). It’s being sponsored by Vitamin Water and Pop Chips, so there definitely will be FREE noms there. This however is only limited to th ose with SXSWi badges. No RSVP required, so just show up! This party is being hosted by FourSquare, Brizzly, Katalyst, Dailybooth, Citizennet, DogPatch Labs, Mobile Roadie, and Stickybits. I’m sure Ashton (@aplusk) will most likely make an appearance!

You can follow @skipintroparty, @vitaminwater, @popchips, @foursquare, @katalysthq and @brizzly on Twitter!

Open Bar and Vitamin Water at buzzd, nearverse and Xtreme Labs Party

For some reason I thought I had posted this already but looks like I never got around to it. The buzzd, nearverse and Xtreme Labs present The Boxer Rebellion at The Phoenix (409 Colorado St.) on Saturday, March 13, 2010 starting at 8:30PM. Vitamin Water is one of the sponsors and it’s FREE to RSVP. Of course, there is also an OPEN BAR. There is one requirement since their guest list is packed. You must have the buzzd AND LoKast app on your phone to get through the door. Head to iTunes to download them if you’re planning to attend!

You can follow @buzzd, @VitaminWater, @nearverse, and @xtremelabs on Twitter!

P.S: Download The Boxer Rebellion’s EP here!

Free Drinks at Mozilla SXSW Happy Hour Party

Is it weird that as I am posting about this show Google Chrome crashes on me? Are the BROWSER gods telling me something?! Anyways, the Mozilla SXSW Happy Hour Party will be taking place on Saturday, March 13, 2010 from 6PM to 8PM at Cedar Door (201 Brazos St.). It will be OPEN for to the first 250 people without wristbands to show up, so space is definitely limited. RSVP via Facebook here.

You can follow @firefox on Twitter!

Tweet to WIN a pair of tickets to Flavor Tripping with The Berry Fairy

We’ve teamed up with The Berry Fairy to hook two of our lucky readers with a pair of tickets to experience some delicious noms and take a flavor trip with The Berry Fairy on Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 3PM to 5PM at Emo’s (603 Red River.) There’s an early bird special limited to the first 50 tickets at $15, then they move to $20. Not bad at all for what you’ll experience and get food too. Buy your tickets via this link: http://bit.ly/sxswbf

In order to enter for your chance to score the first pair of tickets make sure to tweet the following between today and tomorrow (Saturday, March 13, 2010 5PM):

RT @SXSWFreeNoms: RT to win pair of tix to @theberryfairy’s miracle berry flavor tripping party @emosaustin on Sun. - http://bit.ly/sxswbf

We’ll randomly select and announce one winner on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 5PM CST. We’ll be giving away another pair of tickets next Wednesday too. For Wednesday’s giveaway, you must tweet between Wednesday and Thursday to qualify for that one. The winner will be chosen at 5PM CST on Thursday, March 18, 2010.

Thanks to everyone for entering, both contests are over!

More info on the event:

Berry Flavor Tripping to SXSW 2010.

Meet the miracle berry. This rare fruit native of West Africa will take your taste buds on a psychedelic, Willy Wonka-esque tongue trip. Minutes after consuming the miracle berry, your taste buds will be temporarily transformed so sour and bitter foods taste deliciously sweet. Lemons will taste like lemonade, vinegar like apple juice, and plain yogurt like whipped cream!

Admission includes one miracle berry and a spread of foods selected for its amazing interaction with the fruit. Due to the availability of miracle berries, there are a limited number of tickets for this event.

You can follow @theberryfairy on Twitter!

Free Beer at The Gamestreamer Next-Level Party Jam

Shangri-La has definitely become my favorite bar in Austin so far, so I’m definitely planning to be there and so should you! The Gamestreamer Next-Level Jam Party will be rocking your South By Southwest face-off on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Shangri-la (1016 E. 6th St.) from 11:30AM to 6PM. Not only will they have FREE beer, but cheap BBQ, and tacos. Plus, two stages, giveaways (get there early) and a photobooth set-up by Annie Ray. I’m totally excited for this! More info on bands here. It’s FREE and OPEN to everyone so no RSVP required. Look at that massive sponsor list too. ;)

You can follow @Gamestreamer@ShangriLaAustin, and @AnnieRayDOTnet on Twitter!

Free BBQ and Beer at MapQuest BBQ Quest at SXSW

On Sunday, March 14, 2010 MapQuest will be running buses for 150 lucky South By Southwest GOLD or PLATINUM badgeholder’s to The Salt Lick BBQ starting at 5:30PM at the Hilton Austin (500 E. 4th St.). Just look for the MapQuest buses and you’re good to go! Beer will be provided on the bus and at the actual BBQ. Note that the BBQ is in Driftwood, TC so plan to come back later. More info on what MapQuest is doing head at SXSW head here.

You can follow @Mapquest and @HiltonAustin on Twitter!

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