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SXSW releases its first lineup of artists for 2018

The FADER - 12 Oct 2017
SXSW is one of the most magical, musical times of the year. For a week in Austin, Texas artists come from all over the world to perform new material at major venues and dive bars around the city. SXSW just released its first round of 2018 announcements ...

Darren Aronofsky Added To Keynote Speaker Lineup At SXSW 2018

Deadline - 10 Oct 2017
“A provocative, and virtuoso filmmaker, we're thrilled to host Darren Aronofsky as one of SXSW Film's 2018 Keynotes,” said Janet Pierson, Director of Film. “He's been an original since his first independent work, and we know it will be a blast for our ...

Report: SXSW 2017 pumped $348.6 million into Austin's economy

Austin American-Statesman - 27 Sep 2017
While still short of the double-digit growth rates SXSW posted earlier this decade, this year's 7.2 percent increase in regional economic contributions marked a notable rebound from the modest growth rates the prior two years. Last year, the festival ...

Darren Aronofsky is keynote speaker for SXSW

Page Six - 11 Oct 2017
“A provocative and virtuoso filmmaker, we're thrilled to host Darren Aronofsky as one of SXSW Film's 2018 Keynotes,” said Janet Pierson, Director of Film. “He's been an original since his first independent work, and we know it will be a blast for our ...

SXSW Art Program

E-Flux - 21 Sep 2017
South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals (March 9–18, 2017) has announced their 2018 Art Program Advisory Board, which includes Andria Hickey, Hank Willis Thomas, Sara Fitzmaurice, and Julia Kaganskiy, just a few of the accomplished ...

Keith Urban Chosen As Featured Speaker At SXSW 2018 Festival

uDiscover Music - 14 Oct 2017
SXSW featured speakers are generally storytellers, creative visionaries and change-makers in the industry — Stevie Nicks, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, Blondie and Mick Fleetwood have spoken in years past. “Some of the world's most imaginative thinkers ...

Country star Keith Urban will speak at SXSW 2018 (blog) - 10 Oct 2017
Urban will speak as part of “Music Culture and Stories,” one of 24 tracks under the umbrella of SXSW's Interactive, Film, Music and Convergence groupings. No word yet on whether Urban will also perform, but it seems at least a possibility, given that ...

Rising hotel and other costs fuel SXSW's growing economic impact

Austin Monitor - 28 Sep 2017
A rising cost of living and high prices for hotel rooms and other tourist accommodations helped fuel a 7 percent increase to the economic impact the city of Austin felt as a result of the South by Southwest festival. That was one of the observations of ...

This is how much money Austin rakes in from SXSW

CultureMap Austin - 28 Sep 2017
SXSW is one of the purest expressions of Austin because we thrive by being creative, providing a home to some of the biggest names in tech and film, and playing host to the best live music in the world,” Austin Mayor Steve Adler says in a release ...

RCRD is Bringing the Spirit of SXSW to Santa Ana

OC Weekly - 21 Sep 2017
Obviously, RCRD isn't exactly SXSW just yet, but Pruong has high hopes for the growth of the annual event over the coming years. Although Konsept is known for some of the major events they've held in the past (when Pruong isn't too busy hanging out ...

SXSW 2018 names 140 advisors for Accelerator Pitch Event

The Sociable - 22 Sep 2017
The 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event announces over 140 advisory board thought leaders of technology startups from around the globe for SXSW 2018. Each year, the Advisory Board lends its industry expertise as it evaluates hundreds of ...

Another European airline adds direct Austin flights during SXSW

Austin Business Journal - 04 Oct 2017
A second European airline wants to make it easier for tourists to take in Austin's South by Southwest conference and festival next year. Scandinavian Airlines SAS has scheduled two nonstop, round-trip flights between Arlanda Airport in Stockholm ...

Stockholm-Austin flights added for SXSW 2018

KVUE - 03 Oct 2017
AUSTIN – People hoping to travel to or from Europe during South by Southwest 2018 will have another option. Scandinavian Airlines SAS and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport said Tuesday that two nonstop flights will operate between the Swedish and ...

Listen to Woodes' powerful new tune 'Dots'

Stoney Roads - 20 Oct 2017
You've heard her on Triple j, seen her in Rolling Stone as well as Pigeons and Planes, and she apparently just knocked it out the park at SXSW. Now she's proving her worth with her new single 'Dots' which definitely has us in for the ride of her future.

F1 concert warm-up: 6 racy moments from Justin Timberlake's career (blog) - 19 Oct 2017
Justin Timberlake performs at the MySpace Secret Showcase during SXSW 2013. (Austin American-Statesman / Rodolfo Gonzalez). To get ready for JT's first Austin appearance since a pop-up show at the Coppertank during South by Southwest 2013, here's ...

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