SXSW hosts LGBT meet-ups each year and plenty of queer off-shoot music festivals. The OUTlander Project gives queer folks even more reason to check out the roster. Though this project is relatively new to SXSW, it has been promoting the work of queer artists since 2010.
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16. In Austin? Don’t miss these other events:
GAYBIGAYGAY will be kicking off just as SXSW winds down on Sunday, March 17th. Gaybigaygay is a totally free, day-long event that’s been happening since 2006 in the backwoods of Austin. You can spend the day camped in a field surrounded by good food, people, and music. Check out the line-up here.
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