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“The Music, Revelry and Personalities of SXSW” March 2015

Photography by Jackie Lee Young
for NYTimes Mag Blog

Photographer Jackie Lee Young was hand-selected by the folks at the New York Times Magazine to capture scenes from the Austin music festival for their blog. Jackie hit the streets, venues and back alleys of South by Southwest. The photo above is from a Dan Deacon show.

I squeezed into the upper balcony and was leaning so far over the ledge to get the shot of all of those kids in the crowd. He asked the crowd to touch a stranger on the head and try and imagine their memories. Whoa.

Below, more of her SXSW experience.

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