Tap Into SXSW: Live in Washington, D.C.

What: Can’t make it to SXSW? Never fear, ‘cause our friends at Cool Hunting are hooking you up big time with Tap Into Austin, presented by MasterCard PayPass®, featuring an open bar, comp’d victuals from CapMac, Red Hook Lobster Pound and Fojol Brothers, and bass-pumping sets by DJ Stretch Armstrong. Party people will also witness the streaming-live-from-Austin stereophonic sounds of Spoek Mathambo, Niki & The Dove, and a band that's always a capital idea, THEESatisfaction.

Where: American Ice Co., 917 V St NW b/t N Vermont and N 10th

When: Fri, March 16th from 10:30p – 2:30a

Why: Because if you bring your MasterCard PayPass®-enabled card/device you’ll receive VIP treatment for reasons other than your exceedingly handsome face