Launched in 1987, the South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of film, interactive and music festivals and conferences that occurs annually in mid-March in Austin, Texas. South by Southwest is run by the company SXSW, Inc which proposes and … The post SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) 2015 ! appeared first on - Snyxius.
After its successful debut last year, Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort brings back its Equinox Spring Festival to usher in the season with music, snow sports and assorted events at its Solstice Plaza. Funk rock from Scott Pemberton and electric...Show More Summary
The South by Southwest Music Festival is an annual event in Austin, Texas, where you can discover relatively unknown independent bands and absorb other forms of culture. Playing the festival can be a great opportunity, and McDonald’s apparently knows this. The duo Ex Cops received an invitation to play at the “McDonald’s Showcase” at this year’s festival. How much was … [More]
A Brooklyn band criticized McDonald's for not paying performers for an event at this year's South by Southwest music festival.
One of the biggest music festivals in the country is also one of the biggest havens for drugs.
Imagine camping out at an electronic music festival in a tent with comfortable beds covered in satin sheets, in a tent that includes electric power and lights, and a tent that even has a butler. Welcome to Dreamville, the pop-up community created for the three-day TomorrowWorld Atlanta in...
One of my favorite things about attending music conferences and festivals are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections from this year’s Folk Alliance Conference. Playing for other musicians is not always the greatest experience. ‘I would have done that differently.’ Dan Bern No fucking songs about […]
Sounds like: Pure Bathing Culture, Purity Ring, My Brightest Diamond Song: Braids - Taste What's so good? I saw Braids perform at a small BC music festival (Ponderosa!) last summer, and was pretty floored by their performance. Lyrically...Show More Summary
Two years ago, R. Kelly headlined Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival, over the objections of Chicago music journalist and vocal Kelly foe Jim DeRogatis. The show went off without much protest. But since then — largely because a Village Voice conversation between Jessica Hopper and DeRogatis went viral — there’s been a new wave of public […]
(photo: RTJ at Lollapalooza 2014 more by James Richards IV) As mentioned before, the music portion of the 2015 Northside Festival happens June 11 - 14 at venues all over north Brooklyn. We already knew Viet Cong, Lower Dens and...
Pando’s going to SXSW! More specifically, I’ll be attending the music/tech/culture festival in Austin later this month. Like all festivals where an event’s “popularity” has arguably outlived its “cool” factor, SXSW in recent years has received a healthy dose of criticism. Show More Summary
Looks like Rihanna can have Leonardo DiCaprio because Drake has moved on! The Legends rapper recently flew out to Australia for a small tour before headlining the Future Music Festival — but he's making sure to have some fun down under, too! While taking a pool break in Perth on Tuesday, Drizzy was spotted getting extra cozy [...]
The overseas festival touring circuit seems like your normal, average music event when you look at it on paper, but when you take a glance backstage, it’s a totally different animal. These large festivals will fly out bands from allShow More Summary
Photo courtesy of Ván Records Icelandic metal is stronger than ever; folk metal stalwarts Skálmöld swept last month's Icelandic Music Awards, the Eistnaflug Festival announced a slew of huge international headliners, and Misþyrming's...Show More Summary
For a solid decade now, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been putting together the Cincinnati-based MusicNOW Festival, which often involves one-off collaborations that include indie and experimental music big dogs. A new compilation called MusicNOW – 10 Years commemorates the anniversary by collective live recordings from past years of the festival. We’ve already posted the […]
Your chance to see The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, and Snoop Dogg in Cincy.
Music and tech festivals can feel so overwhelming that, despite all the great bands and mindblowing technological installations, it’s often barely worth the anxiety. In response to this cultural and content overload, every festival now has its own app to help make sense of the lineup. Show More Summary
Austin’s annual jamboree of film, music and startup culture, SXSW kicks off in 10 days and the festival has just launched its official app, which relies heavily on Apple’s iBeacon technology. SXSW Go (available on iOS and Android) will hook into over 1,000 beacons placed around the event’s official venues with an opt-in feature called Around Me. Show More Summary
The second you slip into any of the pieces from Forever 21's Spring collection, you're going to feel like a bohemian queen. You're going to feel like you're standing in the front row at your favorite music festival. One look at the breezy,...Show More Summary
Down on the southwest coast of England, the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival recently celebrated its tenth birthday. Run in collaboration with Plymouth University and the Interdisciplinary Center for Computer Music Research...Show More Summary