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Jake Bugg at SXSW 2013
Written by Kristin Adams | September 20, 2013

SXSW Music Video Spotlight - Jake Bugg "Lightning Bolt"

Young, talented and humble, could describe this week's highlight of Nottingham-born, SXSW 2013 Official Showcasing Artist, Jake Bugg. With influences like the band Oasis, Jake shot his way to the top of the indie rock and singer-songwriter genres, with his self-titled album, which was released in October 2012 in...

SXSW 2013 Economic Impact Report

In 2013 SXSW brought $218.2 million into the City of Austin’s economy through its 14-day-long event and year-round operations. It’s an impressive number but even so it doesn’t fully capture the long-term value generated for Austin’s culture, world-wide image, or the broader year-round economic activity stimulated by SXSW over the...