Co-presented by the American Poster Institute (API) and SXSW, Flatstock 43 will display the works of the world's top gig poster artists. The show runs March 13-15 and will feature posters of varying styles, colors and techniques for sale by the very artists who created them.
About API The American Poster Institute is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving the poster artist community and promoting the art form. The Flatstock shows provide the American Poster Institute with a way to present poster artists collectively while showcasing the breadth of styles they represent.
The best concert posters have always captured both the essence of the music they promoted and the spirit of the time in which they were produced. Flatstock provides an ongoing series of opportunities to see fine poster art in person and to meet the artists who created it.
Free and Open to the Public!
Dates: March 13-15, 2014
Location: Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4
Take a load off from your poster perusing to hear acoustic second plays from your favorite artists at the newest SXSW day stage!
The Flatstock Stage kicked off its inaugural 2013 season as SXSW's newest day stage with Official SXSW Artist line-ups specially curated by festival participants Arts & Crafts, Nettwerk Music Group, Panache Booking, Santa Cruz Guitar Company and Young One Records! Open to the general public, this second play stage hosted performances from He's My Brother She's My Sister, Luke Sital-Singh, Chris Cohen, The Belle Game, Hey Ocean!, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, and more! These packed 2 hour sets are a great way to see your favorite act one more time or to discover something new while perusing the Flatstock Poster Show and adjacent Music Gear Expo.
Top photo by Lisa Hause