Tag: South by Southwest

An Unfortunate Cancellation: The Roots SXSW Performance Cancelled Over Bomb Threat

From March 9 through to March 18, Austin hosted South by Southwest, an annual arts and media festival that draws hundreds of thousands of festival goers, musicians, filmographers, politicians, and notable business professionals around the world.    Especially in “The Live Music Capital of The World,” South by Southwest (SXSW) prides itself on a never-ending array of musical artists.… Read More

SXSW faces public outrage for canceling events over terror threats

SXSW 2015

Austin’s annual media festival South by Southwest (SXSW) caused controversy on Monday after they canceled gaming and online harassment panels over “threats of on-site violence.”     One of the canceled panels, “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games,” had planned to speak on the topic of internet harassment and how to respond when targeted by online… Read More

Lady Gaga Keynote Speaker at SXSW Music and Media Conference 2014

Lady Gaga speaks at SXSW Music and Media Conference on March 14. (Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, the third and final installment of the SXSW Annual Conference, is the world’s leading music industry event.   During the day, the atmosphere is more akin to the spirit of the Interactive conference with panels, talks, a trade show, the Music Gear Expo, and other conference activities… Read More

SXSW Film Festival: A Recap Of The 2014 Lineup

South by Southwest is perhaps best known as one of the world’s largest music festivals. Each year, thousands of fans flock to Austin, Texas to see their favorite bands perform for enormous audiences.   However, SXSW is more than just a music festival. It is also a large and respected film festival where many independent… Read More

SXSW 2014: Edward Snowden Speaks at Interactive Conference

SXSW 2014 has already drawn a lot of attention. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin360.com)

Arguably the largest festival of its kind in the world, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival is a set of three conferences – interactive, music, and film – held every spring in Austin, Texas. SXSW is considered the “signature event” of Austin, and it is the highest revenue producing event for the Austin economy. Since… Read More

Swedish House Mafia: Leave the World Behind

  One of the most popular DJ trio in electronic music history, Swedish House Mafia (SMH), will release a documentary motion picture of their very last tour as a group. The documentary, Leave the World Behind, will debut at the famous music and film festival SXSW (South by South West) on March 13th. The “motion-picture” which… Read More