Announcing “Saved By The Brunch,” The Single Greatest SXSW Brunch Event In History

Announcing "Saved By The Brunch," The Single Greatest SXSW Brunch Event In History

Are you self-aware millennial scum who plans on attending SXSW this year? Do you crave social situations where it’s acceptable to drink before 10 a.m. on a Sunday while a DJ blasts music ranging from Notorious B.I.G. to Taylor Swift? Are you going to be in Austin on Sunday, March 12? Good, because we’re kicking off this year’s SXSW with the premiere brunch event of the century – Saved By The Brunch.

If you can make it, don’t forget to RSVP.

Brunch is the only sacred time where it’s socially acceptable to wear sunglasses and elastic waistbands while rubbing shoulders with the who’s who of Austin’s SXSW scene, and we’re here to make sure you have the best possible time doing it. As noted deal closer David Ruff says in the event’s invitation, “Come rub shoulders with major influencers and key players from throughout the digital media landscape. Build that LinkedIn network. Deal closers only.”

Yeah, the food and drinks will be free while they last, but when the sun is beating down at Rustic Tap (right in the heart of West 6th Street, the prime post-grad haven for partying), your wallet will be the least of your worries. We’re going to have everything from trashcan beer pong to cornhole (or “bags,” as some uncultured swines call it) from 10 o’clock in the morning until 1 p.m. Factor in the fact that there’s going to be a crawfish boil at the bar starting at 3 p.m. that day and you’ve got yourself a full-blown Sunday Funday.

Look, there’s even exposed brick at the venue that’ll be perfect for Instagrams and Snapchats alike.

Rumors are already swirling in regards to who may be attending and/or what events may be taking place. We’re not here to confirm or dispel those rumors, but here are just a few of them to get your motor running:

– Dave will be creating a new type of Irish Car Bomb called the Closer Cab where he drops shots of espresso into his beer only to chug the entire concoction.

– Dillon will be drinking microbrews because he’s a “craft beer guy,” but most of his time will be spent eating as much avocado toast as possible in an effort to put on mass.

– Noted contributor Kyle Bandujo will be handing out shirtless high-fives for $10 a pop.

Me, you ask? I’ll be wearing athleisure avoiding the large groups of women asking me to take photos of them for said Instagrams and Snapchats.

The event is first come/first serve, so show up early and enjoy the fruits of your labor (read: the fruits of waking up before 10 a.m. on a Sunday). Oh, and it’s 21+, so leave your kids and little siblings at home so you can really spread your wings and make the most of your morning.

See you there.

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Will deFries (Twitter / Instagram) is a Senior Writer at Grandex and the world's foremost authority on Sunday Scaries (Twitter / Instagram). Email me at

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