The Airborne Toxic Event, Ra Ra Riot, Chris Carrabba, Cold War Kids, Robyn Hitchcock, The Joy Formidable and Richard Thompson are among the latest confirmed acts at the 2013 South By Southwest Music Conference.
Although the New York indie rockers Ra Ra Riot kicked off their spring tour last week behind their second studio set, "The Orchard," it's a safe bet the members of the band have last summer's tour on their minds. The first month of last year's outing took place in Japan. Earlier today, the band tweeted, "Ra Ra Riot Hope all of our friends in japan are ok. This is awful. We just woke up and heard the news."
A rainy Labor Day Monday -- the final day of the 40th installment of Bumbershoot -- showed just how accustomed to wet weather Seattlites are. Fans simply took out their parkas and carried on, enjoying the music.