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SXSW Eco News: PanelPicker Closes April 25!

Like all SXSW conferences, SXSW Eco crowd-sources much of its content from the community through PanelPicker. This year, SXSW Eco is accepting PanelPicker submissions that fall under the following themes: Advocacy, Behavior, Big Data, Business, Design, Education, Energy, Finance, Food Systems, Health, Land, Policy, Technology and Water. ...

2014 Grulke Prize Winners Future Islands, The Strypes, Damon Albarn
Written by Linda Park | March 28, 2014

2014 Grulke Prize Winners - Future Islands, The Strypes, Damon Albarn

Future Islands, The Strypes, and Damon Albarn have been named as winners of the second annual Grulke Prize at SXSW 2014.

The Prize, awarded in three categories, was developed in honor of our friend and colleague Creative Director Brent Grulke, who passed away on August 13, 2012.

Brent had...

More Than $40,000 Already Raised for SXSW Cares: Please Contribute!

Yesterday, we announced the SXSW Cares fund to help victims of the March 13 tragedy. In less than 24 hours, this fund has already raised more then $40,000 in donations. SXSW is a community that cares for its own — and particularly cares for its own in times of...

SXSW, Mohawk, Cheer Up Charlie's Announce Thursday Night Opening, SXSW Cares

March 13, 2014 (Austin, Tx) -- SXSW, Mohawk and Cheer Up Charlie’s staff, after consultation with the Austin Police Department and the City of Austin officials, have determined that with very heavy hearts, they will open for business this evening at 7:00pm for their regularly scheduled SXSW official showcases.

“After...

Written by Corinna Burford | March 13, 2014

Lineup For SXSW Guitar Center Sessions 'Live From Austin' Evening Showcases Announced

Soundgarden, Snoop Dogg, Damon Albarn, Phantogram, The 1975, and The Wild Feathers are joining Guitar Center and DIRECTV for their Guitar Center Sessions tapings live from SXSW! The shows are taking place on the rooftop of the Starr Building at 503 Colorado (between 5th and 6th). Doors open at 8pm....

Samsung Galaxy® Concert Series with Janelle Monae, Gary Clark Jr. & More
Written by Linda Park | March 13, 2014

Samsung Galaxy® Concert Series with Janelle Monae, Gary Clark Jr. & More

The Samsung Galaxy® Concert Series continues today with a series of shows featuring Janelle Monae + Gary Clark Jr. tonight, Broken Bells tomorrow and Cut Copy + Holy Ghost on Saturday.

These shows are available to all SXSW Music and Platinum registrants only. Badgeholders will be notified each day to...

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