50 Best Things We Saw at SXSW 2015

Fetty Wap’s one-song knockout, T-Pain’s triumphant comeback, Willie Nelson’s awesome tour bus and more

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Best Public Display of Adorkable: Alvvays
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Best Public Display of Adorkable: Alvvays

"Hi, we're Alvvays!" said Alvvays lead singer Molly Rankin, whose every utterance seemed to come with an exclamation point. Her band was playing in front of a giant stone wall in the parking lot of Cheer Up Charlie's. "I feel like we're in the Flintstones movie!" They played a set that covered the distance from jangly to jaunty — but made up for their lack of range with melodies and charm to spare. Rankin even tried to get tall people to trade places with "tiny people" to improve the sightlines, exhorting, "It'll be great! Participate!"

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