Good morning. We hope you all had a safe and splendid Thursday night.
The City of Austin, SXSW and the American Red Cross of Central Texas have established an Emotional Support Center to assist registrants and visitors coping with the tragic events that occurred on Red River Street on Wednesday night.
The Emotional Support Center will be open to SXSW registrants from 10am to 10pm at the Austin Convention Center, at 500 E Cesar Chavez Street, in Room 5C. Another location, open to the public, will be open from 10am to 8pm at The Radisson Hotel, 111 E Cesar Chavez Street in the Silicon Hills Room, Waller Creek Room and RPM Room. Parking will be validated for Emotional Support Center visitors. Both locations are open Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15.
- You can livestream Lady Gaga's keynote on SXSW Live at 11am , if you can't make it, but you should totally go.
- Download the free SXSWfm radio app and take the sounds of our SXSW showcasing bands with you!
- Today's weather: Partly cloudy, high 68, low 52.
Film Events 11:15am-6pm
- Shorts Program 1. Story elements include strangers in apartments and people having a hard time eating soup.
11:15am, Vimeo Theater
- Harmontown. Get an in-depth look at Dan Harmon's life on the road.
2pm, Vimeo Theater
- A Wolf at the Door. Follow two Brazilian parents as they search to find their kidnapped daughter.
2pm, Alamo Ritz 1
- Before I Disappear. A man watches over his estranged sister's daughter.
4:15pm, Stateside Theatre
- Two Step. A college dropout, the "grandmother scam" and an unpaid debt.
4:30pm, Topfer Theatre at ZACH
Music Events 11am-5:40pm
- Memphis Means Music. Hear about the musical epicenter of Memphis and its many artists.
12:30pm, Room 18ABC in ACC
- From Riffs to Bits: James Williamson and Buzz Osborne. Where music and technology become one.
12:30pm, Room 12AB in ACC
- The Nonconformists. Laura Jane Grace, Big Freedia and Sharon Needles discuss artistic identity.
2pm, Room 12AB in ACC
- Touring on a Budget. Learn how to make money on tour and avoid spending it. Bonus gift provided.
3:30pm, Artist Central in Ballroom E in ACC
- International Day Stage. Don't miss these international rising stars!
Noon, Ballroom G in ACC
- Radio Day Stage. Sweet sounds from Damon Albarn, Temples and more.
11am, Ballroom D in ACC