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October 7, 7-10pm
Elysium, 705 Red River, Austin TX
Austin photo by anneh632
20x2 v 14.5

What Were You Thinking?



Scheduled To Appear

Order subject to change.


Phil Ajjarapu
Phil Ajjarapu
Musician

Lifetime sideman and session musician, fan of albums and songwriting, finally going for broke. Oh wait, I'm broke.

Eric Bandholz
Eric Bandholz
Beardbrand

I am a husband, father, entrepreneur, world traveler, ancap, and designer. Founder of @thebeardbrand.

Shane Bartell
Shane Bartell
Musician/Somebody Likes It

A little bit folk, a little bit shoegaze, Shane Bartell's influences can be traced to wan Brits like Morrissey and Thom Yorke.

Steve Basile
Steve Basile
B.D. Riley's

Steve Basile is an ex-New Yorker, former tech executive turned Irish Publican, happily blue in a red state.

Valerie Cason
Valerie Cason
Austin Technology Council

Communications with a focus on customer experience is my passion and work habit. I'm Louisiana made, Alabama educated, and Austin focused.

John Wesley Coleman III
John Wesley Coleman III
Musician

Self-proclaimed “trash poet” John Wesley Coleman III incorporates indie rock slack with witty storytelling in his music.

Hugh Forrest
Hugh Forrest
SXSW Interactive

Celebrating creativity at SXSW Interactive. Also, Boston Red Sox, good food, exercise when possible and sleep sleep sleep.

Ralph Hardesty
Ralph Hardesty
Storyteller / Comedian

A disco-dancing, Oscar Wilde-reading, Streisand ticket-holding friend of Dorothy, know what I'm saying?

Southpaw Jones
Southpaw Jones
Whimsicologist

Southpaw Jones treads lightly on the thin ice of irreverent honesty. Being left-handed, he naturally turns his guitar upside-down to play more comfortably.

Josh Kerr
Josh Kerr
Entrepreneur

Co-founder @Written, 3x startup exec, angel investor, @CapitalFactory partner, @Techstars mentor, @DEMO god.

Bob Khosravi
Bob Khosravi
Comedian

Alls I'm saying is I ain't too good to move a couch in order to get at a dropped m&m.

Kerri Lendo
Kerri Lendo
Moontower Comedy Fest

Sorry subconscious that represses my darkest fears, but these late night nachos aren't going to eat themselves.

Bob Metcalfe
Bob Metcalfe
University of Texas

Dr. Metcalfe was an Internet pioneer at MIT starting in 1970 and in 1973 received his PhD from Harvard. He invented Ethernet in 1973 and founded 3Com Corporation in 1979.

Jason Neulander
Jason Neulander
Intergalactic Nemisis

Jason Neulander is an internationally-acclaimed writer, director, and producer whose work fuses multiple artistic disciplines with technology to create unique and original theatrical and literary experiences.

Erin Passons
Erin Passons
Writer

You may know me as Joe the Policeman from the What's Goin Down? episode of That's My Mama.

Katie Pengra
Katie Pengra
Comedian

Katie Pengra is a part of the exploding Austin comedy scene where she has honed her adorably vulgar storytelling style.

The Que Pastas
The Que Pastas
Band

Playing music for the kid in everyone. Except Frank Frackleburger. He scares us.

Mando Rayo
Mando Rayo
Austin Breakfast Tacos

Mando Rayo is CEO and Engagement Strategist at Mando Rayo + Collective and co-author of Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day.

Michele Skelding
Michele Skelding
Austin Chamber

SVP of Global Technology and Innovation for the Austin Chamber of Commerce, responsible for developing and executing the overall vision for greater Austin.

Mike Wiebe
Mike Wiebe
Riverboat Gamblers

I keep calling Tony Danza "tiny danca". He is getting super pissed but whatever... we're best friends.

What is This About?

A very brief introduction to 20x2.


14+
years

Started at SXSW in 2001.

20
shows

In Austin, Chicago, & London.

52k
seconds

People tend to go a little long.

1
interpretive dance

You had to be there.

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Our Team

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Kevin Newsum
Kevin Newsum
20x2 Founder & Host

 

Jeff Rider
Jeff Rider
Show Director & Video Archivist

 

Mark Couvillion
Mark Couvillion
Technical Director

 

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