A big howdy from Austin, Texas and SXSW 2014. And, WOW. Just, WOW. With 78,000+ confirmed registrants and 285,000+ folks rumored to have come into Austin for South by Southwest 2014, it’s easy to see how South By (its nickname) has become the quintessential place to be for rockers, musicians, artists, actors, techies, coders, lap-top wizards, educators, leaders, financiers, filmmakers, and fans—to name but a few invested parties. Now in its 27th year of inception, #SXSW has become a global phenomena; unique in its live-music lineup and audacious in combining hot-Hollywood talent with sophisticated, edgy, artistic, up-and-comers, alongside the indie-elite and freshly-plucked unknowns in the fields of music (#sxswmusic), film (#sxswfilm), interactive (#sxswi), education (#sxswedu), and eco-environmental (#sxsweco)—SXSW has made it. They’ve got street-cred, and they’re officially all grown up. SXSW 2014 was no exception to just how wide their belt buckles have become. Can anyone say, “More barbecue?”
South By Southwest is the most anticipated music and entertainment festivals, conference and conventions in the United States. It is where many bands always want to play and where some of the greatest bands first made their names. For 2014, the line-up of bands includes many that have guitarists that are girls. What better way for Guitar Girl Magazine to celebrate than with a list of some of the best guitar girl performers at SXSW!
The SXSW Music Festival, one of the largest, most influential, and most anticipated music events of the year, is ready for 2014! At SXSW 2013, over 25,000 music industry professionals and musicians attended six nights of music performed by over 2,000 acts representing 55 countries at over 100 venues in downtown Austin, Texas.
The SXSW® Music and Media Conference aims to educate and inspire musicians and those who work with them. Whether you're a grizzled music biz vet or a wide-eyed newbie, you'll find great discussions and unique opportunities to meet people who can help advance your ambitions. The 2014 dates for the Music Conference are March 11 - 15.
The SXSW Trade Show is the heart of the converging industries experienced at SXSW. The four-day show celebrates the organizations that define the ever-evolving relationship between media, technology, creators and consumers. View the 2014 Exhibitors
2014 marks the fifth annual Music Gear Expo, a show that runs the gamut from well-known luthiers to indie amp builders, from analog instruments to tablet-based apps. With the additions of the Gear Expo Store, the Gear Expo Lounge and the new and popular App Annex, the Expo has become a destination for musicians, buyers, gear and tech aficionados. Exhibitors can market, promote, and connect while having the opportunity to sell to a broad audience.
In just a few short days, what is touted as the world’s leading music industry event, South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, will open its doors at the Austin Convention Center from March 11 through March 16.
PRESS RELEASE: The 28th annual South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival commences Tuesday, March 11 and runs through Sunday, March 16. In what has become an annual milestone for the music world, an estimated 25,000 convention attendees and thousands of performing musicians will journey to Austin, Texas, to immerse themselves in every aspect of the music business. By day, over 200 conference sessions will provide rare glimpses into the business acumen of notable industry professionals who have successfully navigated the music world for many years. By night, 2,200 artists will perform for industry professionals and fans alike. New additions this year to the conference programming include the SXSW Music Hackathon Championship, SXAméricas and new components to the Music Gear Expo.
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