Fader Fort, Yelawolf, Etc…

Posted 5 years ago by
Tags: Concerts
fader-fort-yelawolf-etc
Download DJBooth's new App, The PLUG Welcome, welcome, welcome DJBooth nation. Ivan Ibarra here, and I'll be giving you recaps of my encounters, events, and tomfoolery while in Austin for South by Southwest Music Festival (hereafter SXSW).
To begin, I arrived yesterday afternoon to the beautiful 70 degree weather of Austin. First stop: Fader Fort by FIAT. Basically, the Fader Fort is pretty much an amazing event here. Linking artists of various genres with free beer and DJs throughout the day. Plus add pretty girls and beer pong festivities it is actually a great event. So I get to the venue just before doors close at 8pm (you had to get your wristbands before 8pm) after convincing the parking officials to let me park for free (shouts out to the new homies) and head to the door. Get my pass in line and within 2 minutes of being inside Yelawolf takes stage.

The Gadsden, AL, representative immediately gets the crowd hype with cuts from Trunk Muzik 0-60. I saw Yelawolf perform last here and he's definitely someone to check out if you get the chance.

After that roamed around 6th St. for a few hours and checked out Killer Mike and Chiddy Bang at Venue 222.

Today will be the first full day of random events. Check us out later or hit me up @itsivanibarra, where throughout the day I'm sure I'll be mentioning the events I'm at in real time.

-Ivan Ibarra

Concerts

Comments
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

You Might Like

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

New Spotify Numbers Show Toronto Artists Are Running Music

Drake, Bieber and The Weeknd are putting the city on their back. Read More
Posted 43 minutes ago by Tara Mahadevan

Spread Love: How Hip-Hop is Teaching Us to Love Ourselves

A new generation of artists are attempting to teach self-love. Read More
Posted about 3 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Mighty Unhealthy: Why Hip-Hop’s Wellness is an Alarming Issue

It’s time we take a serious look at the health habits of our culture. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Vic Mensa Has Become the Voice for Frustrated Black Youth

The buzzing Chicago emcee encourages the youth to vote as a compliment to his more political music. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Phonte’s Brutal Honesty About Chasing Dreams & Aging in Hip-Hop

One of hip-hop's most gracefully aging emcees opens up about getting older in this current youthful generation. Read More
Posted 5 hours ago by Yoh

El-P Confirms #RTJ3 is “Almost Finished,” We Need This Album

With an uncertain political future in the U.S., the influence of Run The Jewels is more important now than ever before. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide
{teads}

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.