Jimmy Kimmel Gets Hipsters to Lie About Knowing Fake Bands at SXSW (Watch!)

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At South by Southwest, it's always hip to be in the know. And Jimmy Kimmel knows just how far festival-goers will go to appear right on music's cutting edge. For the latest edition of "Lie Witness News," Jimmy's crew hit the streets of the Austin, Texas, music fest to ask people if they knew about fake underground bands.

The more outrageous the names, the more fans professed to love artists that don't exist, like "DJ Heavy Flow," "Willie Nelson Mandela" and "Tonya and the Hardings." Some of their answers are funnier than the fake names.

This isn't the only trouble Jimmy caused at SXSW. He also played "The Pedestrian Question" and asked festival goers if they were drunk. The talk show host first tricked hip wannabes into lying about knowing fake bands at Coachella last year. Wonder if they'll start to catch on (please don't!)--and how he'll up his game at this year's festival?

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