Charles sits with a cup of green tea as he decides what to have for lunch. There was much to choose from on the menu: he ended up going with a BLT and bowl of soup.
Wayne Coyne stops to say hello and take a quick photo.
The day begins with a bunch of press. Charles poses for a portrait on the piano in the lobby of the hotel.
Charles takes a little break from the press and enjoys the scenery and weather in downtown Austin.
Cameras are everywhere at SXSW. Here Charles does a video interview for one of the press outlets.
Sharon Jones stops by to do her press as well.
Charles and bandmate Tom Brenneck do an interview with the London Times on the deck of their hotel.
Charles and Tom relax down by the river so they can discuss the set list and more for tonight's show. Downtown Austin is in the background.
Charles and Tom discuss the set list.
Pedi cabs are everywhere in Austin. Here Charles, Tom and a friend get ready to leave the hotel for their soundcheck.
There is some press on hand for the Daptone showcase. Charles poses for a photo backstage.
Charles jokes with a member of the press as he does his interview.
Sharon Jones arrives to do her soundcheck.
Charles works on his piano skills and relaxes a bit before the night begins.
Charles starts his soundcheck, giving it his all.
Charles does his soundcheck.
In a couple hours the venue will be packed wall-to-wall.
Charles in his outfit, which is perfect – his voice is as ferocious as a panther's howl.
There is plenty of energy at Charles' shows. Watch yourself – you may get a mic in the head.
Charles and his band give it their all.
Sharon Jones takes over.
Charles jumps into the crowd to give hugs to as many people as he could. He's in the crowd there somewhere.
Sharon and Charles share a hug and a kiss backstage.
Charles spends some time signing posters.
Sharon signs posters for her fans.