2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: Machine Shop Presents Austin Heavy

Not In The Face

Saturday, March 21
1:00AM - 1:50AM


Not In The Face started as a joke. Two friends in Austin, Texas thought it would be funny to start a cover band playing hyperactive renditions of classic R&B, Doo-Wop, and Rock ‘n’ Roll songs. The joke ended when their formula was an unexpected hit.

The original twosome, (singer/guitarist) Jonathan Terrell and (drummer) Wes Cargal, formed the group in 2009. The band’s word-of-mouth reputation earned them a showcase in the SXSW Music Conference, major market U.S. tours and supporting slots with bands like ZZ Top, Guitar Wolf, Black Lips, and David Allen Coe. They released their first LP “Bikini” in 2011 to regional acclaim. KUT radio ranked the record in their Top Ten Albums of 2011.

In 2012, Not In The Face released the 4-song “Walk” EP, which saw the band cranking up the volume even further. The band added firebrand lead guitarist Michael Anthony Gibson the same year. They earned spots in the Fun Fun Fun Festival and...

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