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  1. SXSW Car Crash: Suspect, Victim Identified

    March 13, 2014 6:52 PM EDT Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, has been identified as the driver who allegedly killed two people and injured 23 others during Austin’s SXSW festival Wednesday night. Related Articles Two Dead As Car Plows Into SXSW Crowd, 23 Injured, 5 Critically (Upd ...

  2. Two Dead As Car Plows Into SXSW Crowd, 23 Injured, 5 Critically (Updated)

    March 13, 2014 1:00 PM EDT A man and woman were killed early Thursday after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck the pair and others on a crowded street, police said. Exene Cervenka o ...

  3. C3 Presents Partnering In St. Lous' LouFest

    September 18, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Listen Live Entertainment, producers of the LouFest Music Festival in St. Louis, has joined forces with C3 Presents in a joint venture to grow the festival, which just completed it's third edition. The third annual LouFest took place Aug. 25- ...

  4. Brent Grulke, SXSW Creative Director, Dead at 52

    August 13, 2012 7:01 PM EDT Brent Grulke, the creative director for Austin, TX's wildly popular SXSW Music Festival and Conference, has died, according to reports . He was 52. Grulke was scheduled to undergo oral surgery this morning, August 13, and reportedly died of a ...

  5. Dell, YouTube Partner to Live-Stream Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Jazzfest

    March 16, 2012 2:59 PM EDT Today (March 16), Dell and YouTube announced an exclusive partnership to deliver live webcasts of this year's four major music festivals: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits (ACL). YouTube b ...

  6. SoundHound's Katie McMahon SXSW Q&A

    March 16, 2012 2:30 PM EDT SoundHound VP, Sales and Marketing Katie McMahon takes a break during SXSW (photo: Glenn Peoples) Some tech companies used SXSWi to decorate a vehicle or throw an elaborate party. SoundHound went to Austin for meetings and trend watching. Billboar ...

  7. Emo's Owner on Famed Austin Club's Closure: 'What Makes a Venue Is Not Four Walls'

    September 29, 2011 1:22 PM EDT Posters at Emos, Austin, TX from MightiestofGuns.com on Vimeo . Last Saturday, during the Official Austin City Limits after-show, Toronto dance-punk band Death from Above 1979 took the stage at Emo's main room, becoming the last band to ever ...

  8. Backbeat: Arcade Fire Dazzle With 'Austin City Limits' Taping -- Throw Mic to Our Fearless Correspondent

    September 18, 2011 5:07 PM EDT (Photo: Jillian Mapes) While ACL festgoers and industry figures alike flocked to Zilker Park for a glimpse of Stevie Wonder, Billboard correspondent Jillian Mapes snuck away to the Moody Theater in the W Hotel to watch Arcade Fire's "Aus ...

  9. Backbeat: Austin City Limits Producer Charles Attal of C3 Hosts Fest Kick-Off Party

    September 17, 2011 2:33 PM EDT The Mostest Host: Charles Attal (second from left) of C3 Presents and Austin City Limits Festival producer with (from left) Sebastian de la Barra, Matias Awad and Maximiliano del Rio all of Lotus Productions (Lollapalooza Chile promoter). A couple ...

  10. SXSW

    April 02, 2011 12:00 AM EDT The annual South by Southwest conference took place March 9-18 in Austin and hosted more than 40,000 people who flooded the sleepy little music town to discover new creative content, launch tech products, preview buzzing films and check out the la ...

  11. Backbeat: Check Out Photos From South By Southwest 2011

    March 29, 2011 10:13 AM EDT The annual South by Southwest conference took place March 9-18 in Austin and hosted more than 40,000 people who flooded the sleepy little music town to discover new creative content, launch tech products, preview buzzing films and check out the la ...

  12. South By Southwest 2011 Was More Dangerous Than Usual: A Recap

    March 22, 2011 6:33 PM EDT The vast majority of the estimated 200,000 people who flocked to Austin for this year's South by Southwest festival played nice, patiently lining up to see buzz bands and keeping any drunken impulses under control. But a few people didn' ...

  13. South By Southwest: Execs Tell Their Favorite Places And Ways To Do Business

    March 22, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Despite its spring-break reputation, plenty of real business gets done at SXSW. Amid thousands of bands, tens of thousands of attendees and heaven knows how many thousands of gallons of alcohol served, you've got deals being made in every noo ...

  14. Scott Schumaker, of Bright Antenna Records, SXSW Diary: Look at That Foo Fighters Line!

    March 16, 2011 5:15 PM EDT (Scott Schumaker is managing Jedi for Bright Antenna Records . Tweet him: @brightantenna) Wednesday 3.16.11 The 16-passenger white van and trailer invasion began last night. It was a noticeable shift. Until 6:00 pm the Austin Conference Center was ...

  15. Party Scene at SXSWi 2011: Who Needs Meet-Up Apps When You Have the Driskill?

    March 12, 2011 8:28 PM EST The Lobby Scene: At SXSWi NYC's Silicon Alley went to the Driskill Hotel Parties, may they be promotional events, drunken revelries or simply a group of people wandering down 6th Street, are an essential component of the SxSWi experience. If ...

  16. Austin City Limits Three-Day Passes Sell Out Before Lineup Announced

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Three-day passes for the 9th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival sold-out in 14 hours, before a single band has been announced. This pace is a record for the festival, which began at Austin’s Zilker Park in 2002, and is believed to be a first ...

  17. SXSW Pulls Record Numbers To Austin Fest

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For fans that crowded into Austin's streets, clubs and even churches last week, the South by Southwest Festival was about drinking a lot of beer, eating barbecue and hearing some of the world's hottest bands. But for music executives tha ...

  18. WOXY.com Off Air

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT WOXY.com, an online indie rock station based in Austin, TX, announced it was suspending operations this morning (March 23). "The current economic climate" was the reason provided for the shutdown. WOXY started out as a terrestrial statio ...

  19. @SXSW: 2010 Full Coverage

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST March musical madness is here again as the annual South By Southwest music, film and interactive festival in Austin kicked off March 12 and runs until March 21. Below, our full coverage including an exhaustive guide to the best and brightest at SX ...

  20. SXSW Day 2: Buzz Bands, Quincy Jones, Kanye West

    March 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While Austin is still full of the young, cool, and beautiful drinking their way through the hype machine, there are signs the recession has had an impact on the festival. Parties that offered lavish spreads last year have cut back to putting out b ...

  21. 2009 South By Southwest Music Conference

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Full coverage, news and analysis from the 2009 South By Southwest Music Conference, being held March 18 - 22 in Austin, Texas. Editorial: SXSW 2009 Reflections March 22, 2009 - BillboardBiz Billboard editorial director Bill Werde reflects on this ...

  22. Austin Fights To Keep Its Music Rep

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Thriving nightclubs, popular festivals and favorite sons like Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughan have given Austin a well-deserved, if boastful, moniker: "Live Music Capital of the World." But the world has gotten a lot bigger since th ...

  23. Touring Briefs: Rozone Productions, Pachanga Latino Music Festival

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Austin, Texas-based Rozone Productions has been named the exclusive facility promotion and production team for Sturgis, S.D.'s Glencoe Amphitheater, home to the annual Sturgis Bike Week. In its new role, Rozone Productions will recruit tal ...

  24. C3 Presents To Book Chicago’s Congress Theatre

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Austin-based C3 Presents continues to expand its Chicago presence with a new exclusive, multi-year booking agreement with the Congress Theatre, a 4,200-seater that has been an open room in the past. The deal is effective immediately. It's the ...

  25. AT&T To Braodcast Austin City Limits Festival

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AT&T has won the exclusive rights to stream the Austin City Limits Music Festival from its Blue Room music-focused Web site. AT&T is also the presenting sponsor for the event. Fans likely will watch the online performance closely. The Blue ...

  26. Emo's, C3 Presents Partner On Talent Buys

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Emo's, the popular Austin, Texas, rock club that has booked indie, punk, electronica and underground music for the last 15 years, has signed a deal for C3 Presents to be exclusive talent buyer for national acts, effective today (July 2). C3 i ...

  27. Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, Stripes Lead Austin City Limits Bill

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Bjork, Wilco, the White Stripes, the Killers, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age and the Arcade Fire lead the lineup for the sixth Austin City Limits Music Festival, to be held Sept. 14-16 in the Texas capital's Zilke ...

  28. Walker Exits Live Nation, Teams With Attal, Jones

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former Live Nation president of music Charlie Walker has left the company and joined forces with Charlie Jones and Charles Attal, co-producers of Lollapalooza and the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Attal, Jones and Walker will be partners in a ...

  29. Austin City Limits Fest Confirms Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilker Park, will be announced tomorrow (May 5). The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilk ...

  30. Billboard Underground: SXSW

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Our preview of the South By Southwest conference in Austin includes Billboard's first chart report on top independent labels, imprints and artists across multiple genres. Our preview of the South By Southwest conference in Austin includes Bil ...

  31. New West Plans 'Austin' CD/DVD Series

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD series Nov. 2. New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD se ...

  32. New West Plans 'Austin' CD/DVD Series

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD series Nov. 2. New West Records, an independent label distributed by RED, will launch the "Live From Austin, Texas" DVD se ...

  33. The Beat

    March 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  34. The Beat

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. Little Richard will deliver the keynote speech at the South by Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. News Little R ...

  35. South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credits

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) will offer continuing legal education (CLE) panels in Austin, Texas, March 19-20. The South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) will offer continuing legal education (CLE) panels in Austin, Texas, Ma ...

  36. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...

  37. Little Richard To Keynote SXSW

    January 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Little Richard will deliver the keynote address at the South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) March 18 in Austin. He replaces former Arista Records president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid as the keynote Little Richard will deliver the keyn ...