SXSW Announces Second Round Of Panels, Artists
November 17, 2015 at 12:29 PM (PT)
The SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST MUSIC CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL has announced the second round of artists invited to perform, additional conference sessions and the acceptance of SXSW MUSIC HACKATHON applications. The 30th annual event takes place TUESDAY, MARCH 15th through SUNDAY, MARCH 20th in AUSTIN.
Highlighted sessions taking place in the AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER include: "A Conversation With DION: Rock's Enduring Voice (DION DiMUCCI and THE ORCHARD Chief Creative Officer RICHARD GOTTEHRER); "Shaping Brand Identity: Creating Music For Brands" (E! Music Supervisor REBECCA RIENKS); "Music Content Value In A Post-Ownership Age" (GLASSNOTE RECORDS' President/CEO DANIEL GLASS); "The A To Z Of Transparency" (SECRETLY GROUP and JAGJAGUWAR Co-Owner DARIUS VAN ARMAN); "The Revenue Stream Roadmap For Songwriters; NARDWUAR's Video Vault (NARDWUAR THE HUMAN SERVIETTE); "The New Artist Rights Grassroots Advocacy"; "How Five Cities Propelled Modern African Music," and "The Digital Music Festival - Live" streamed! Check out the latest additions to conference programming here.
The SXSW MUSIC HACKATHON will return for its third year on TUESDAY, MARCH 15th, 2016. For 24 hours, up-and-coming SXSW showcasing artists will join with world-class hackers, designers, programmers and industry judges to create tech innovations in the music space that will enhance live performances and interactivity with their fans. Using their programming know-how and a collection of music-tech APIs, teams will compete for big prizes. Applications to compete can be found at www.sxsw.com/music/conference/hackathon.
Among the second round of artists announced as performers are: THE ACCIDENTALS, BLACKFOOT GYPSIES, BLEACHED, BLOWFLY, CRESCENDO, DIARRHEA PLANET, DJ CHOSE, THE DUNWELLS, EZRA FURMAN AND THE BOY-FRIENDS, GREYS, GRIMM GRIMM, KUROMA, MERCURY REV, JAY NASH, NEW POLITICS, OBERHOFER, PEDRINA Y RIO, PRAYERS, PWR BTTM, THE REVENGE, ROYAL CANOE, SAVOIR ADORE, SEPTEMBER GIRLS, SOSAMANN, SPAIN, TOMMY STINSON, TALISCO, THEE OH SEES, TIMMY THOMAS AND THE OVERTOWN SOUL REVUE, CASEY VEGGIES, WHITE LUNG, ALICIA WITT, WONFU, MATT WOODS, WORLD'S FAIR, YOUR FRIEND, SUI ZHEN and ZZZ.
For a complete list of performers, go here.