Bruce Springsteen Added As Keynote Speaker At SXSW
December 1, 2011 at 8:25 AM (PT)
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW) announces BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN as keynote speaker for the 2012 event. The keynote will take place on THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 at the AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER, the hub of Music And Media Conference And Festival.
In the tradition of legendary artists delivering the main event at SXSW, THE BOSS joins notable keynote alumni including JOHNNY CASH, CARL PERKINS, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, ROBERT PLANT, PETE TOWNSHEND, SMOKEY ROBINSON, and NEIL YOUNG.
SPRINGSTEEN's keynote will be open to Music and Platinum registrants and registered showcasing artists. After a full day of events at the AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER, attendees take to the streets for the world-renowned music festival which showcases over 2,000 acts from over 55 countries on 90 stages throughout downtown AUSTIN. SXSW begins on MARCH 13th. For more information on every aspect of SXSW, visit www.sxsw.com.