SXSW

The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn't keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Doug Burr, Avid Dancer, Jamestown Revival

The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn't keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest.
Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself -- this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Heartbreaker Banquet

Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself -- this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet.
The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Elliphant, Halsey, Kopecky

The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you.
The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday that a third victim of the crash that stunned SXSW festival-goers in the first moments of last Thursday has died.

Third victim dies from SXSW crash injuries

The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday that a third victim of the crash that stunned SXSW festival-goers in the first moments of last Thursday has died.
Rashad Charjuan Owens, the 21-year-old arrested after a horrifying auto accident that killed two people and injured 23 near two SXSW venues, was in town to perform a 1 a.m. set at another area venue.

SXSW accident suspect was rapper en route to nearby performance

Rashad Charjuan Owens, the 21-year-old arrested after a horrifying auto accident that killed two people and injured 23 near two SXSW venues, was in town to perform a 1 a.m. set at another area venue.
SXSW officials have released a statement regarding the accident that killed 2 people and injured nearly two dozen near the Mohawk club on Red River early Thursday morning.

SXSW Update: Schedule changes to be announced in accident aftermath

SXSW officials have released a statement regarding the accident that killed 2 people and injured nearly two dozen near the Mohawk club on Red River early Thursday morning.
SXSW Music festivalgoers were rattled early Thursday by word of a horrific accident outside one of the festival's popular venues that left two people dead and at least 23 transported to area hospitals with a range of injuries, some critical.

Updated: Accident kills 2, injures 23 outside SXSW venue

SXSW Music festivalgoers were rattled early Thursday by word of a horrific accident outside one of the festival's popular venues that left two people dead and at least 23 transported to area hospitals with a range of injuries, some critical.
The first round of acts for the music portion of SXSW 2014 has been revealed, featuring more than 180 musicians from 27 countries.

First round of bands of SXSW 2014 confirmed

The first round of acts for the music portion of SXSW 2014 has been revealed, featuring more than 180 musicians from 27 countries.
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