Theater junior Tyler Moore said he planned to go to South by Southwest in Austin this year, but because of a new job he could not take all the days off.
Many students would like a break full of local and well-known artists and music but don't have the time or money to visit Austin, home of the South by Southwest festival. Dallas venues provide a chance to have South by Southwest fun closer to home.
"So many great smaller bands coming through town on the way to Austin, it gives them a chance to make a little bit of gas money and funds to enjoy the full experience down there,” said Chris Camp, The Prophet Bar general manager.
Scroll through this interactive map to view venues around Dallas during spring break.