All showcases scheduled at 404 Austin have been moved to Club 119 (119 W. 8th St., Austin, Tx, 78701). This includes Tuesday Presented by "Cannon Steps Back", Wednesday Presented by "SOB's", Thursday Presented by "Lawless Inc", Friday Presented by "LiveMixtapes.com DirtyGloveBastard.net & ThaFixx.com", and Saturday Presented by "WorldStarHipHop". You can check out the full showcase schedule here.
Brita has officially teamed up with SXSW to encourage a passionate community of music artists and fans to pledge to reduce waste in Austin, Texas and beyond. The partnership with SXSW is the next step in Brita’s mission to empower artists and fans to make small changes that will have a positive impact on the environment.
If you're looking to take a break from the bustle of downtown, head to the SXSW Urban Oasis Presented by Brita® to relax, rehydrate and recharge using clean solar power in the comfort of the environmentally responsible lounge. This annual favorite (formerly known as the Green Zone) is centrally-located at 7th and Red River in the heart of SXSW Music, offering free Brita FilterForGood® Nalgene bottles and filtered water, a solar-powered cell phone charging station, plenty of seating, shade, greenery and more. Brita® eliminates the need for nearly 10,000 disposable bottles at the 2013 SXSW Urban Oasis.
SXSW Music Conference is excited to announce that actor and 30 Seconds To Mars frontman Jared Leto will speak TOMORROW, Wed. March 13 at 2:00PM. Jared will sit down with Chris Kantrowitz of Gobbler to discuss ARTIFACT, a film about the making of the band's album This is War and their subsequent battle with label EMI, and his directorial debut film, showing at SXSW Film. Leto will also share his recent forays into the startup/tech world, where he's spearheaded the streaming live music broadcast venture, VyRT.
Please join us for this special session.
Through ingenuity, innovation, and inventiveness, the 48 companies presenting at the fifth annual SXSW Accelerator proved that they deserved a spot in tomorrow's final round and a chance at the Grand Prize titles.
Overall, the event allowed early stage companies to increase their visibility while getting specific feedback from a panel of judges consisting of industry experts, venture capitalists, and high profile media influencers.
SXSW Music and Platinum Badges, Wristbands, and Artist Wristbands will receive priority access to the SPIN daytime events, but an RSVP is required. RSVP now for SPIN House and SPIN at Stubbs while there's still space available! (RSVP not required for Badges and Wristbands to attend SPIN's nighttime showcases at Easy Tiger.)
Today we have a host of exciting streaming programming available for your viewing pleasure. Yes, every day SXSW brings the conference and festival to your computer place, so grab some popcorn and have a gander at…
Tonight at the Paramount Theatre, we'll be announcing Film Award Winners, but do you know the jurors? This year's Jury committee includes IndieWIRE's Dana Harris, Maria Popova of Brain Pickings, and filmmaker Jonathan Lisecki (Gayby), and we're excited to learn their decisions!
What do ghost hunters, puppets and some of the top musical acts at SXSW have in common? All will be hosted by Yahoo! At Brazos Hall.
Today Yahoo! announced the launch of The Fuzz, a new original comedy web series about puppet cops at SXSW following a great watch party last night. Tomorrow join Yahoo! for a watch party for Ghost Ghirls, another web comedy, but this one is about two ditzy ghost hunters, which will include an appearance by Jack Black and a performance by Tenacious D (there will be a limited capacity for the watch party, early arrival encouraged).
Welcome to the first official day of the SXSW Music and Media Conference and Festival. Ohh, Interactive and Film are still going on, still groovy, and there are bitchin' screenings going on throughout the week.
VEVO always has a blast at SXSW, and our 2013 parties are no different. This week all sorts of action can be found at the VEVO TV Control Room. They’ve got a huge announcement for you on Tuesday afternoon. The hot L.A. sister act HAIM are our special guests on Tuesday night, and on Wednesday the crazed EDM of Krewella will turn the place upside down. DJ Earworm is on hand to keep bodies moving during the entire stretch. Visual art is part of the scene as well. Famed artist Shepard Fairey is installing a mural on the west wall of the Control Room – he’ll reveal it on Wednesday. And NYC’s IndieWalls crew will also paint live throughout the week. Here’s a schedule breakdown of where you need to be.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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