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Written by Ariel Miller | September 18, 2014

Calling All Hackers! Sign Up Now for the SXSW Eco Hackathon

Are you a hacker, developer or just proud geek? Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the SXSW Eco Hackathon, presented by World Wildlife Fund on Sunday, October 5.

We're arming participants with rich data from Monarch Joint Ventures and challenging them to spend 24 hours creating...

Possessed by Paul James
Written by Rory Burbeck | September 17, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Possessed by Paul James at HAAM Benefit Day

There aren’t many one-man bands that inspire and move the crowd quite like Possessed by Paul James. Konrad Wert’s music is a fierce combination of instruments and styles, deftly switching between guitar, fiddle and banjo all while stomping and singing passionately throughout his live sets....

Rodney Crowell at SXSW 2014
Written by Kevin Connor | September 16, 2014

Listen to Americana Music Festival Preview Now on SXSWfm!

This is the big week of the year for the Americana Music Association; their 15th annual conference and festival kicks off tomorrow at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee with the Honors & Awards show. SXSW veterans hold down the key positions: Jim Lauderdale is the emcee, Buddy Miller...