<span class="caption center"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/flat-stock-ma34_0.JPG?itok=Wdh_lNz4" width="480" height="319" alt="" class="image-large" />Image Courtesy of Merrick Ales</span> The Flatstock Poster Show and the SXSW Music Gear Expo join forces this year to bring some amazing performances and appearances to the Austin Convention Center.
The Gear Expo will feature signings by [50 Cent](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02506) (hosted by SMS Audio), [Macklemore and Ryan Lewis](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02505), [Morgan Rose](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02505), [John Tempesta](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02778), [Crystal Method](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02480) and [DJ Enferno](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02486).
On the Flatstock stage, check out Chris Cohen, William Tyler, Raleigh Moncrief and Idiot Glee representing [Panache Booking on Thursday, March 14](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02387). Stop by on [Friday, March 15](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02289) to hear from The Darcys, Gold & Youth, and Snowblink courtesy of Arts & Crafts, followed by [Santa Cruz Guitar Company's lineup](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02193) featuring Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers and The Austin Steamers.
Finally, close out the show with a bang during Saturday's show, brought to you by [Nettwerk Music Group and Young One Records](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_OE02397)!