South By Southwest™ Music News

SXSW 2015 Speaker: Sir Mix-A-Lot
Written by Rory Burbeck | February 20, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Talent & Tech with Sir Mix-A-Lot & More

Sir Mix-A-Lot has been confirmed to join what was already an intriguing lineup of speakers for Talent and Tech: Navigating the New Music Economy during the SXSW Music Conference.

On Wednesday, March 18 at 12:30PM in Austin Convention Center Room 12AB, Sir Mix-A-Lot will speak alongside Maura Corbett (Glen...

The Case Foundation
Written by Julie Yost | February 19, 2015

Connect with the Case Foundation at the Social Good Hub

The Social Good Hub brings together attendees of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive to connect through social enterprise and impact design. This year the Case Foundation is hosting two engaging sessions at the Hub, including a powerful debate featuring Jean Case, philanthropist and CEO of the Case Foundation....

Upward & Onward: Ian McLagan Tribute Panel at the SXSW Music Conference

This past December, we lost one of rock and roll’s greatest in Ian McLagan. The late keyboardist - who was an Austin resident for twenty years - brought a joie de vivre spirit to everything he did, from his work with The Small Faces and Faces to his friends and...

GRAMMY Museum presents "The Who at 50" & "Sinatra: An American Icon" at SXSW Music

The GRAMMY Museum, which has presented panels at past SXSW Music Conferences discussing the legendary legacies of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, will return to SXSW this March to highlight two more legendary artists: The Who and Frank Sinatra.

Photo by JoJo Marion
Written by Corinna Burford | February 19, 2015

Showcase Your Innovative Music Software at The App Annex

Showcase your ground-breaking new music technology at the Music Gear Expo App Annex.

This designated space within the Gear Expo is devoted solely to the world of music music-creation and virtual instrument apps, allowing users to interface with everything from virtual guitars, keyboards and drums to mixing and DJ...

SXSW 2015 Artist: Elias Mazian
Written by Jes Elliott | February 19, 2015

SXSW Music Expands Electronic & Dance Programming for 2015

Over the years, SXSW has championed heaps of musicians, DJs and labels that now make up the colorful palette of electronic music we all enjoy today. We're set to expand this programming next month with an extensive showcase offering with the aim of being well-rounded and reflective of both established...