2011 SXSW Pics: Gorgeous Artists, Eclectic Styles



At SXSW, we’ve learned that The Strokes are back (10,000 went to their set last night), Dave Grohl is the nicest guy in rock (according to the VH1 crew who interviewed him) and people can’t stop talking about Kanye West, who’s allegedly doing a secret show tonight or tomorrow. We’ve also noticed there’s no lack of gorgeous performers and celebs flaunting eclectic, wild styles. We’re bummed we couldn’t get close enough to snap pics of country-garage threesome Those Darlins, who put on a raucous show last night that closed with their ode to sex and parties, “Nightjogger.” But with thousands of artists performing simultaneously, it’s impossible to capture more than a fraction of the action.

Oh Land interviews with VH1 News

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See more pics after the jump and check back here later for updates.

Erykah Badu DJs at Wu-Tang‘s show.

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Estonian singer Kerli at Express Rocks.


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Janelle Monae at Rolling Stone‘s SXSW showcase.

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Friday Night Lights actress Becky Sproles stops by artist hangout Alternative Apparel Cafe.

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Deluka‘s Ellie Innocenti atat Lipstick 24.

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Ceci Gomez ofBeast Make Bomb performs at the Rolling Stone‘s showcase.

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Civil Wars (Joy Williams and John Paul White) out and about.

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On the street with Tennessee’s Valerie June.

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The Sounds frontwomanMaja Ivarssson at the Pure Volume Party.

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On the street with Spankie Valentine.

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Fitz & the Tantrums (with Noelle Scaggs) stops by The Alternative Apparel Cafe.

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Model-turned-artist Marz Lovejoy performs at Wu-Tang‘s show.

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Oh Land – She deserves two pictures, right?

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BONUS: We snapped this after hearing it was Chloe Sevigny (on the right), but we think we were wrong. Help us identify these two stylish ladies!


Thanks to Chrysler and Samsung for sponsoring our SXSW coverage.


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