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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. 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 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 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.

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. 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.

Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis make waves at the 2014 Grammys

Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis walked away from the 56th annual Grammy Awards with a few trophies each, while several performances created buzz that lasted well beyond the three-and-a-half hour show. Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis walked away from the 56th annual Grammy Awards with a few trophies each, while several performances created buzz that lasted well beyond the three-and-a-half hour show.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe readies for "New Ammo" push

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe will take off after the New Year on a theater run supporting the impending release of "New Ammo." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Karl Denson's Tiny Universe will take off after the New Year on a theater run supporting the impending release of "New Ammo."

Neil Young, Diana Krall collaborate for "Honor the Treaties" Canadian trek

Neil Young will take on four benefit concerts next month in his native Canada with the help of jazz songstress Diana Krall to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defense Fund. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Neil Young will take on four benefit concerts next month in his native Canada with the help of jazz songstress Diana Krall to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defense Fund.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings ready for more roadwork

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings will return to the tour trail in the New Year to celebrate the impending drop of their long-awaited new album, "Give the People What They Want." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings will return to the tour trail in the New Year to celebrate the impending drop of their long-awaited new album, "Give the People What They Want."

Andrew Bird preps for intimate December shows with guest Tift Merritt

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird will follow up a week's worth of West Coast theater shows with the yearly installment of intimate performances known as "Gezelligheid." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird will follow up a week's worth of West Coast theater shows with the yearly installment of intimate performances known as "Gezelligheid."

Diana Krall to wrap "Glad Rag Doll" run next spring

Jazz songstress Diana Krall has unleashed the final 10 stops of her "Glad Rag Doll" world tour, which will take place early next spring. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Jazz songstress Diana Krall has unleashed the final 10 stops of her "Glad Rag Doll" world tour, which will take place early next spring.

Updated: Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow, Wild Feathers set alternate shows after ACL cancellation

In the wake of the cancellation of Sunday's Austin City Limits Festival performances due to weather, a number of schedule artists have been scrambling to find alternate venues in which to play. A few, including Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow and Wild Feathers, have succeeded (though Franz Ferdinand's ultimate landing spot has changed since we originally reported). In the wake of the cancellation of Sunday's Austin City Limits Festival performances due to weather, a number of schedule artists have been scrambling to find alternate venues in which to play. A few, including Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow and Wild Feathers, have succeeded (though Franz Ferdinand's ultimate landing spot has changed since we originally reported).
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