SXSWorld March 2016 – Music


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S X S W. C O M | F I L M / I A M A R C H 2 0 1 6 | S 7 (1) Macnas, presented by IDA Ireland and Culture Ireland, brought a vibrant parade to 6th Street. (2) Rapper Loyle Carner performed at the British Music Embassy at Latitude 30. (3) Famed filmmaker J.J. Abrams talked about the balance of technology and humanity in digital communication, art and life. 2 3 Lo u i s J ay Meye r s (1955-2016) SX SW Co - Founder The f irst day of SXSW this year sadly coincided with the sudden passing of Louis Meyers, one of SXSW 's original founders. Meyers helmed the music festival from 1987-1994 and developed the live showcase format that we still use. SXSW 2016 is dedicated to his memory. WAY TA O S H I N G / G E T T Y I M A G E S J A K E J A C O B S O N S H E L L E Y H I A M 1 H U T T O N S U PA N C I C / G E T T Y I M A G E S

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