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Thursday Sep 18th, 2014

Calling All Hackers! Sign Up Now for the SXSW Eco Hackathon

Written by Ariel Miller

Are you a hacker, developer or just proud geek? Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the SXSW Eco Hackathon, presented by World Wildlife Fund on Sunday, October 5.

We're arming participants with rich data from Monarch Joint Ventures and challenging them to spend 24 hours creating...

Wednesday Sep 17th, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Possessed by Paul James at HAAM Benefit Day

Written by Rory Burbeck

There aren’t many one-man bands that inspire and move the crowd quite like Possessed by Paul James. Konrad Wert’s music is a fierce combination of instruments and styles, deftly switching between guitar, fiddle and banjo all while stomping and singing passionately throughout his live sets....

Tuesday Sep 16th, 2014

Listen to Americana Music Festival Preview Now on SXSWfm!

Written by Kevin Connor

This is the big week of the year for the Americana Music Association; their 15th annual conference and festival kicks off tomorrow at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee with the Honors & Awards show. SXSW veterans hold down the key positions: Jim Lauderdale is the emcee, Buddy Miller...