SXSWorld March 2016 – Music


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1 8 S X S W o r l d | M U S I C M A R C H 2 0 1 6 | S X S W. C O M Don't Miss The 2nd Annual Music Taco Meet Up If you're looking for great local food, don't miss the SXSW Music Taco Meet Up. The Taco Journalism team has researched every taco spot in Austin and put together a list of the top contenders. Be there tomorrow (Friday, March 18) from 12-2pm. Vegetarian options will be available. Open to ticket-holders with a Music and Platinum badge. Visit to secure your ticket. SXSW Accelerator Winners On the opening day of the SXSW Interactive Festival, ten cutting-edge companies launching a new product or service during the 2016 SXSW season presented to a panel of industry experts at Startup Village® and a winner was chosen based on which product or service was most likely to succeed in the marketplace. See to view the winners. Music Gear Expo New at the Music Gear Expo: The Les Paul Big Sound Experience, a traveling interac- tive exhibition. And don't miss the Gear Expo Lounge as well as two Synth Spaces for syn- thesizer lovers. The expo opens at 2pm today (Thursday) and runs 11am - 6pm tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday in Exhibit Hall 4 of the Austin Convention Center. SXSW Gaming Expo The SXSW Gaming Expo welcomed more than 55,000 attendees in 2015. This year, it again brings together the best that the gaming industry has to offer, featuring the Indie Corner, Tournament Stage, and Geek Stage among several hundred exhibitor booths. Whatever it is you're looking to experience in gaming, you'll be sure to find it! The SXSW Gaming Expo takes place today (Thursday) through Saturday, from 12 - 8pm at the Austin Convention Center. Free and open to the public, too. Music Meet Ups Networking Meet Ups for SXSW Music are in full swing! Mingle with artists and pros from around the globe at the World Music Meet Up, celebrate your DIY spirit at the Independent Artists Meet Up, or connect informally at the Tour Managers Meet Up and the Freestyle Rap Meet Up. 20-plus Networking Meet Ups are open to all SXSW badges, so don't forget to check for the full listings. SXstories SXstories goes behind the scenes of SXSW and uncovers the unheard moments of attendees, volunteers, musicians, etc. Anyone is welcome to partake. Email your favorite story (200 words or less) of a past or present SXSW memory and a photo to for a chance to be featured. The Independent Blogger's Guide: 2016 Music Preview The Independent Blogger's Guide to SXSW is back for it's second year, in which more than 25 influen- tial music bloggers have highlighted some of their favorites from the list of SXSW 2016 Showcasing Artists. Download the guide at and start favoriting bands on your schedule! L A U R E N L I N D L E Y M E R R I C K A L E S M I C H A E L H E R N A N D E Z M E R R I C K A L E S S T E V E G U L L I C K H o oto n Te n ni s Cl u b J A B A R I J A C O B S A n d e r s o n Pa a k M A N C H U L K I M Love X Ste re o

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