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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...

BRONCHO at SXSW 2014
Written by Rory Burbeck | September 16, 2014

New Music! Artist Alumni Releases - Tuesday, September 16

It’s time for another New Music Tuesday here in the US! Fifteen former SXSW Showcasing Artists make up this week’s list of alumni releases.

Today’s highlights include: Oklahoma garage-punk band BRONCHO returns with a new record out on Dine Alone; multi-instrumentalist Shara Worden releases her fourth studio album under the...

CEO and co-founder of VERB, Suzi Sosa
Written by Aurora Blase | September 15, 2014

Join Verb CEO and Co-founder Suzi Sosa on Tuesday, October 14

SXSW Interactive brings you another evening of inspiration with the SXSW Speaker Series. Join us on Tuesday evening,October 14 at the Palm Door Sabine to hear Suzi Sosa, Co-founder and CEO of Verb, talk about her passion for worldwide social innovation through entrepreneurship.

Sosa is responsible for the overall strategy...