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Midlake Presents: A Texas Music Scavenger Hunt for SXSW Badges!

By Mikela Floyd on February 17, 2010


Midlake Presents: A Texas Music Scavenger Hunt for SXSW Badges!

Denton, TX's very own Midlake hold the Lone Star state near and dear to their heart. So much, in fact, that they want to treat their Austin fans to a unique scavenger hunt opportunity to win SXSW badges to catch the band at their showcase at the 2010 South By Southwest Music, Interactive, and Film Conference. The guys will perform songs from their recently released record, The Courage of Others, out now via Bella Union.

The details are simple, Austinites. Follow FILTER on Twitter. Throughout the next few days, promotion details will come rolling through. Each day, a new landmark will be revealed. Get yourself to it, @reply to FILTER with a photo of you at the locale with #midlakesxsw, and that's it! The first person or team with all 10 landmarks correctly identified will win an awesome local prize pack containing a year's worth of free haircuts from Birds Barbershop, $25 in gift certificates from P. Terrys Burger Stand, free movies from Alamo Drafthouse, a Midlake prize pack, an event catered by Good Pop Popsicles, two ever-so-coveted SXSW music badges, and more.

So, follow us on twitter, and get to snappin' those photos! Check back here for the full list of clues as they roll out. Good luck!

Example Clue: "This landmark helps keep Dracula’s friends out of troubled water."

Answer: South Congress Bridge

The Clues

Clue #1: “He was caught in the crossfire. Now he keeps runners from getting into double trouble.”

Clue  #2: “This soco landmark isn’t a country club, but something bigger."

Clue #3: “An enigmatic Austin musician scribed this friendly amphibian.”

Clue #4: “This famed “hillside” performance space is the goal of many musicians."

Clue #5: "Pre-Big Brother, Janis got her groove on at this eatery's original location"

Clue #6: “Tried and true, this South Side saloon don’t need to be fixed.”

Clue #7: “Austin’s home of the blues, Cliff’s landmark will soon celebrate it’s 35th year.

Clue #8: “Come for the music, stay for the gospel Sunday brunch.”

Clue #9: “Eeyore celebrates his birthdays here.”

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