By Associated Press
Gaelynn Lea is transforming our cultural understanding of who can be a musician. A congenital disability called osteogenesis imperfecta caused her bones to break more than 40 times while she was in the womb. But the violinist is known for…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The rap trio Beastie Boys played a formative role in the evolution of American hip-hop music. They have sold millions of albums with their unique blend of rap, rock and humor, all while prioritizing their friendship above their career success.
The trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Music and media conference South by Southwest has reversed its decision to cancel two panels related to online gaming and added an all-day summit on online harassment after widespread criticism.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins, Corinne Segal
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will speak remotely by video stream at noon EDT to an audience at Austin, Texas’ South By Southwest Festival Monday. Stream by Texas Tribune…
By Arts Desk
The gears are shifting in Austin, Texas, as the South by Southwest Interactive Festival wraps up and the live music capital of the world prepares for the start of the music festival on Wednesday.
For about a week each year, hundreds of bands perform at more than 80 venues throughout Austin at the annual South by Southwest festival, which has become a major showcase for budding and established musicians, the music industry and music…
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