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March 16th, Doors 6:30pm
Elysium, 705 Red River, Austin TX
20x2 v 15

What Choice Did You Have?



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.

Megan Westerby
Megan Westerby
SideChef

Just a girl with a dream and an app.

Andy Cochrane
Andy Cochrane
Mirada Studios

Filmmaker currently working as a creative lead at Mirada, Guillermo del Toro's independent studio.

Jason Cohen
Jason Cohen
WP Engine

After co-founding several startups, you're not afraid of anything. Or maybe you're afraid of everything...

The Deer
The Deer
Band

The Deer are Grace Park, Jesse Dalton, Michael McLeod, and Alan Eckert.

Vanessa Van Edwards
Vanessa Van Edwards
Behavioral Investigator

I will teach you what makes people tick.

Bassey Etim
Bassey Etim
New York Times

New York Times Community Desk Head. Author of 'The God Project', Post-industrial crooner. (That means rapper, right?)

Nathan Gebhard
Nathan Gebhard
Roadtrip Nation

Co-founder and creative director @RoadtripNation. Coauthor of Roadmap.

JT Habersaat
JT Habersaat
Altercation Punk Comedy

One of a handful of comics ever invited to share the stage with Black Flag's Henry Rollins.

Sarah Hyndman
Sarah Hyndman
Type Tasting

Exploring the psychology of typefaces and how we respond to them as type consumers.

Vincent Dignan
Vincent Dignan
Magnific

I love what I do and wouldn't have it any other way.

Rob Jones
Rob Jones
Illustrator/Designer

Poster art for Jack White, White Stripes, The Raconteurs, and many others.

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.

Virginia Lam
Virginia Lam
Aereo

Brooklynite into food & against better judgment, politics.

Missy Laney
Missy Laney
Sundance Institute

Impact producer, creative funding campaigner, engaged audience (and cat) fosterer.

Matt Muñoz
Matt Muñoz
Cactus Cafe

Marco Perella
Marco Perella
Actor - Boyhood

A No Name Actor nobody used to know.

Dan Schlissel
Dan Schlissel
Stand Up! Records

I don’t need to see another photograph of a comedian with their hand on their chin.

Mike Smith
Mike Smith
Journalist

Soon to be played by Topher Grace.

Kevin Tong
Kevin Tong
Illustrator

A professional drawing guy with party skills skillz

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
theremin

Major melodic modulations.

Partners

Thanks to our partners

  • SXSW

Our Team

A moderately oiled machine.


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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Location

  • Elysium
  • 705 Red River, Austin