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Japan Nite Brings Six Japanese Bands to SXSW 2011

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Seeing as it’s generally regarded as the best city in Texas (or the world, if you ask a Texan) you shouldn’t need much of a reason to visit Austin. Yes, Austin! It’s the jewel of the Texas Hill Country; the only city in the state to vote democratically in the 2004 elections; and the center of the breakfast taco universe.

But if liberal political leanings and chorizo aren’t enough to get you on a plane, the fine people at SXSW Asia have something a little more motivating. That’s right, the folks that drag a handful of Japanese bands that would otherwise never see the light of day in the U.S. are doing it again this year with Japan Nite; a seven-city tour kicking off at SXSW.
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3 thoughts on “Japan Nite Brings Six Japanese Bands to SXSW 2011”

  1. Thank you for writing about Japan Nite! Cool.
    My web site doesn't have enough information about bands.
    The only band who has every played Japan Nite before is Lolita No.18. This is their 4th appearance, 1996, 97, 2000 and this year. Actually we started Japan Nite with them and one more band,
    Pugs in 1996...
    Thanks!

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