So you knew it was bound to happen sooner or later. In the film world, Sundance begat Slam Dance, and in music, South By Southwest spawned South By So What and a dozen other alternate festivals. Now with the rising popularity of this Coachella, we've got Whoa... Chella fest and a couple other also-rans we caught wind of.
By Britt Chester and Jay Vollmar, and the braintrust over at Backbeat, the Westword music blog. Go ahead, check it several times daily.