Music news updates.
Austin music fans, come celebrate the birth of the Austin Chronicle's own Margaret Moser! This Sunday, May 12, from 4pm-9:30 we'll be celebrating at the Continental Club with a star-studded show featuring performance from Jimmie Vaughan, Lou Ann Barton, the Skunks, the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Alejandro Escovedo, Jon Dee Graham (Official), Kathy Valentine Official, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison, Ty Gavin, The Wagoneers, Shoulders, The Wild Seeds, plus a couple "second generation" bands & some surprises!
Today is the last day to save almost 50% off a SXSW Eco badge! Following an amazing second year, SXSW Eco has quickly become a significant connector for professionals working to solve the complex challenges facing civil society, the economy and the natural world. Don't miss the opportunity to become part of this exciting three-day event happening October 7-9, 2013 at the Austin Convention Center. Register now and save! Special rate expires at 11:59 CST tonight.
It is really hard to rock a crowd at 10:30am during SXSW, but Black Violin got 2,000 people on their feet and hands in the air with their genre-bending mix of hip-hop and virtuoso string arrangements, as the prelude music before Dave Grohl's Keynote address.
Ticketmaster accuses 21 of fraudulent ticket buying
Story from NY Times.
Chris Kelly dies
Obituary from Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Global Citizen Ticket Drive signs up stars
Story from Rolling Stone.
Authors, composers demand 3.4% of every Belgian's interntet bill
Post from Ars Technica.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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