"Without music, life would be a mistake."
4:00am: Grab a guitar, rip a tuner and an overdrive pedal off my pedalboard
6:09am: Flight from Nashville, TN to Dallas, TX
9:25am: Flight from Dallas, TX to Austin, TX
12:45pm: Load in at first venue
1:35pm: Stage changeover and line check
2:15pm: 35 minute set for YouTube
2:45pm: Grab gear and walk/ run to next venue
4:00pm: Load in at second venue
4:25pm: Stage changeover and line check
4:45pm: 35 minute set for UMG
5:30pm: Pack up as quickly as possible and run to meet car service
6:49pm: Flight from Austin, TX to Dallas, TX
10:05pm: Flight from Dallas, TX to Nashville, TN
And that is what it's like to play SXSW.