Annalise Pasztor

Best Transition from SXSW-Austin to Austin-Austin

Uncle Doug's Chili Dog Fest at the Side Bar

Even though some may argue that it's gotten too big, or lost its indie edge, it's hard to argue that South by Southwest isn't fun. That said, even the most hardcore of us are ready to have our town back by Sunday. For the past few years, Uncle Doug's Chili Dog Fest has been making that transition a little smoother, hosting local (and local-ish) bands at the Side Bar for local music fans who didn't leave their manners on a plane getting here. And there are allegedly chili dogs, though we have always been a bit too spent to search them out too hard.

Side Bar
602 E. Seventh, 512/322-0697
www.thesidebaraustin.com