Texas Music Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss in 2019

By | Austin, Dallas

Music lovers are lucky to live in the Lone Star State. In Texas, you’ll find dozens of annual music festivals to transform any old weekend into a frolicking good time with friends, and no matter what genre of music you love, there’s a festival for you. Here’s our list of hype-worthy Texas music festivals in 2019 to mark on your calendar. 1. South by Southwest Music Festival South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival is a massive and significant event for both fans and musicians alike. As a conference and festival combined, SXSW draws thousands of attendees to Austin every year. It also includes a film festival and an interactive festival for a mega artistic event that can’t be beat. SXSW music festival was founded in 1987 to foster growth for Austin creatives and bring the global music industry and film and tech professionals together. Held every March in downtown Austin, the 2019 SXSW music festival will take place from March 11 to March 17. What’s most important about SXSW is it gives artists a chance to get their name out there. At SXSW, fans get to enjoy world-class music and discover new names while musicians get to make professional connections. You can expect to see a variety of music styles not limited to any particular genre. Every year, more than 2,000 performers from over 60 countries take the stage at this event. The 2019 lineup includes bands like Deerhunter and the indie-pop group Japanese Breakfast. 2. RedGorilla Music Festival If…

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Dallas vs. Austin: The Great Debate

By | Austin, Dallas

Alright, the time has come to roll up our sleeves and duke it out for the title of best city in Texas, which basically equates to best city in America. This probably isn’t the first time you and your friends have had this conversation and it definitely won’t be the last. Here at Smart City we love a good competition and we just so happen to have apartment locators in both cities, so here it is: DALLAS VS. AUSTIN… repost with which side you stand on! This. is. war. AUSTIN NATURE: It’s everywhere. Dallas has a few lakes and they’re fine but… Austin has Town Lake, Lake Austin, Mount Bonnell, Barton Springs, Shoal Creek, and way, way more. Austin is for Chaco-wearers, adventurers, and people who actually put down their phones and live. And honestly, Austin has way, WAY more places to catch a great sunset-watching sesh. BOX OF CHOCOLATES REAL ESTATE: We love how versatile Austin apartment hunting is because we have so much opportunity to deliver for our clients. One of our clients could be looking for insane high rises with floor to ceiling windows or one of our favorite downtown properties, or they could be looking to save a ton of money and we’ll find them a sweet remodel just 3 Uber minutes away from all of the brand new apartments! Basically Austin apartment locating is like a box of chocolates, because we never know what we’re gonna get. OUT-OF-TOWN FAVORITE: It certainly isn’t difficult to entertain an out-of-town…

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