Upcoming SXSW Event: SXPortA - Homes for Displaced Marlins Benefit Festival

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Looking for a free SXSW music event? We've got you covered. In partnership with Homes for Displaced Marlins (HFDM), Creek People is proud to announce a three-day festival event this March 15, 16, & 17, with sponsors such as Masonry & more. This event is in an effort to raise $5,000 to support the families returning to Port Aransas. Donations will also contribute to the development of sustainable, affordable housing opportunities in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

SxPortA covers three days, and two locations in Austin city limits, including Fast Folks, and the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. Drink tickets will be available at the door. To donate, attendees will have the option to give at the door, or through our Paypal page, coming soon. 100% of all donations will go to the non-profit, Homes for Displaced Marlins.

Day 1: Thursday, March 15th at Fast Folks

  • 5pm - Jahrel Pickens (Houston)
  • 6pm - Justin Stewart (ATX)
  • 6:30pm - James Derkits (Port A)
  • 7pm - Jim Dugan (Corpus)
  • 7:30pm - Olivia Quillio (ATX)
  • 8pm - Ralph White (ATX)
  • 8:30pm - Carol Elliott (Port A)
  • 9pm - Justin Estes (Corpus)
  • 9:30pm - Roy Hollingshead (Corpus)
  • 10pm - Billy Snipes (Port A)
  • 10:30pm - Robert Kuhn (Galveston)
  • 11pm - Otis Wilkins (ATX)

Day 2: Friday, March 16th at Fast Folks

  • 5pm - Jahrel Pickens (Houston)
  • 6pm - Carol Elliott (Port A)
  • 6:30pm - Roy Hollingshead (Corpus)
  • 7pm - Doug Blank (Cuero)
  • 7:30pm - Robert Kuhn and Jahrel Pickens
  • 8pm - Olivia Quillio (ATX)
  • 8:30pm - Justin Estes (Corpus)
  • 9pm - Billy Snipes (Port A)
  • 9:30pm - Jim Dugan (Corpus)
  • 10pm - Justin Stewart with Chris Searles
  • 11pm - Hayley Coupon (NYC) with David Garza (ATX/LA)

Day 3: Saturday, March 17th at the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection

  • 5pm - Jahrel Pickens (Houston)
  • 5:30pm - Justin Estes (Corpus)
  • 6pm - Pike and Sutton (SxSW day party set)
  • 7pm - Last Free Exit Reunion show (College Station)
  • 8pm - Jim Dugan (Corpus)
  • 8:30pm - Robert Kuhn (Galveston)
  • 9pm - Olivia Quillio (ATX)
  • 9:30pm - Chris and Adam Carroll (ATX)
  • 10:30pm - Michael Fricasso (ATX)

Fast Folks:
1201 East Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78702

The Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection:
2200 Justin Ln.
Austin, TX 78757

This event is sponsored by:

Thanks to our event sponsor, BioIntegrity, we've offset the carbon footprint of this event by protecting 10 acres of tropical rainforest.

Visit the Eventbrite page here to RSVP.

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