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SXSW Sued Over Its Refund Policy

Off-Key 02:07AM EDT

Organizers of the music festival SXSW is now under fire after a class lawsuit was filed against them over the festival’s ticket refund policy.READ MORE

COACHELLA POSTPONED

Coronavirus Pandemic Leads Music Artists to Cancel Concerts

Buzz 04:42AM EDT

The 2020 Coronavirus pandemic or COVID-19 disrupted everything, even the music industry. Many concerts around the United States are postponed or canceled to avoid mass gathering of fans as the virus spreads in crowds.READ MORE

The Roots

Police Arrest Man For Bomb Threat That Canceled The Roots’ SXSW Show

Festivals 06:51AM EDT

Bud Light canceled a performance by The Roots at the 2018 SXSW on Saturday after Live Nation received a bomb threat from an anonymous tipster. The police found no explosives, but a 26-year-old suspect was arrested.READ MORE

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme listen to music during the exclusive

SXSW Recap: Josh Homme and Iggy Pop Have Intimate Music Conversation

Buzz 10:08AM EDT

Josh Homme and Iggy Pop sat down with a select group of media and industry personnel to listen to some of their favorite songs and talk about what those songs meant to each other at the Apple Music House during SXSW as part of Josh Homme's Alligator Hour on Beats 1 Radio. The pair got downright intimate over the music.READ MORE

Tory Lanez

Drake vs. Tory Lanez Beef, 'Summer Sixteen' Diss Revenge: Quentin Miller 'Ghostwriter' Collab?

Buzz 11:07AM EDT

Will aspiring emcee Tory Lanez bash Drake in an upcoming collaboration with alleged YMCMB "ghostwriter," Quentin Miller?READ MORE

2 Chainz

2 Chainz, Boosie Badazz SXSW Showcase Shut Down Following Crowd Rush

Buzz 23:34PM EDT

On Friday (March 18), 2 Chainz and Boosie Badazz were slated to perform at the Austin Music Hall, but fans were left disappointed after a SXSW showcase was shut down following a crowd rush.READ MORE

2015 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival

Veteran Music Festival Producers Discuss Streaming Music Festivals at SXSW

Buzz 14:15PM EDT

On day one of the music portion of SXSW, one of the first music-based tradeshow panels built a discussion around how live streaming music festivals are slowly becoming the norm for big music events and what technological advancements are making it possible to bring the music festival experience to fans all over the world via the Internet.READ MORE

Record producer Tony Visconti attends a signing session for his book 'Tony Visconti : The Autobiography' at Harrods

SXSW 2016: David Bowie Producer Tony Visconti to Deliver Opening Keynote Address

Buzz 15:49PM EDT

SXSW 2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the grass roots to large scale festival. Tony Visconti, who was the mastermind behind some of fallen legend David Bowie's most lasting albums, including his last, Blackstar, has just been confirmed as opening keynote speaker. Perhaps partly in honor of Bowie, Visconti is slated to deliver to deliver the opening address on the music portion of the festival, which stretches a week for the festival's 30th anniversary. Other portions of SXSW include film and technology.READ MORE

British pop singer David Bowie in concert at Earl's Court, London during his 1978 world tour

SXSW Co-Founder Roland Swenson Admits to Placing David Bowie Street Sign in Austin

Buzz 16:35PM EDT

SXSW co-founder Roland Swenson has admitted to being responsible for pasting a sticker reading "David Bowie" over a street sign on Bowie Street in Austin.READ MORE

Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater Follows 'Dazed and Confused' With ‘Everybody Wants Some’ [TRAILER]

Off-Key 20:52PM EDT

The first trailer for Richard Linklater's long-awaited film, entitled "Everybody Wants Some," has finally hit the internet. The award-winning director is calling it the "spiritual sequel" to his 1993 stoner cult classic, "Dazed and Confused."READ MORE

An Alternative View Of The SXSW Film-Interactive-Music Festival

SXSW Hit-and-Run Drunk Driver Who Killed 4 Sentenced to Life

Buzz 22:39PM EDT

Rashad Charjuan Owens, the hit-and-run driver who killed four people when he plowed through a crowd of people at 2014's South by Southwest festival in Austin, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. A Travis County jury convicted the 23 year old of capital murder after relatively brief deliberations.READ MORE

Talib Kweli

SXSW Announces 154 Performers and 130+ Conference Panels

Buzz 09:00AM EDT

The Austin, TX-based South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival has announced its first round of 154 performers, which include a myriad of assorted artists from different genres and places around the world.READ MORE

The Global Poverty Project Hosts 4th Annual Live Below The Line Launch Party

Alice Cooper, Van Warped's Kevin Lyman Flock to FestForward Conference For Festival Business

Buzz 11:20AM EDT

Behind every major musical festival is a strong team of producers and promoters and on November 22-24, 2015, the masterminds behind the burgeoning music festival industry will come together in Santa Barbara, California for FestForward, an interactive business-to-business conference and networking event.READ MORE

SLEEP IS BAD.

Austin City Limits Curfew for Euphoria, Levitate, Other Area Festivals

Buzz 11:55AM EDT

The legal battle between a popular Austin-area music festival hotspot and neighboring community is over, with a noise curfew in place. Carson Creek Ranch—the host of events including Levitation (previously known as the Austin Psych Fest), EDM festival Euphoria, as well as the Texas Bandits and Outlaws Country Music Festival—drew the ire of a nearby farm and will now be forced to shut down earlier in the evening.READ MORE

Trooper Billy Spears with Snoop Dogg at SXSW.

Texas Trooper Photographed with Snoop Dogg Files Civil Lawsuit for Unfair Punishment

Genres 14:45PM EDT

In April, news broke that a Texas trooper who had been photographed with Snoop Dogg at SXSW was disciplined and ordered to seek counseling. Now, word on Web is the trooper has filed a civil lawsuit for unfair punishment.READ MORE

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