Their favorite shows included those from established artists Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Andrew W.K. and ESG, along with new discoveries like Australian singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly, saxophone-driven punk rockers French Vanilla and Japanese pop-rock quartet CHAI.
They also captured some unique sights from the festival, including memorable band outfits, music-themed cocktails and a very cool cassette vending machine.
Browse videos and photos from SXSW 2018 below.
My highlight of #sxsw day 1 was the gift of stumbling into a @weddingpresent show to revel in that classic band while then getting to discover @Numb_er_la who were playing in the adjacent room simultaneously. pic.twitter.com/S3wgV0YpLU— Jessi (@OpenAirJessi) March 14, 2018
Snail Mail - a band to write home about! (I'm very tired) pic.twitter.com/zRFlCWE74X— Scott Carney (@OpenAirScott) March 16, 2018
Listen to a Spotify playlist featuring music by Jessi and Scott's favorite highlights and discoveries of SXSW 2018.