SXSWorld March 2017 - Music


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1 2 SXS W O R L D | M A R C H 2 0 1 7 M U S I C | SXSW.COM SXSW ART PROGRAM All during SXSW 2017, the SXSW Art Program is showcasing international artists, supporting local talent, and contributing to a vibrant culture of art in Austin through permanent and temporary installations. For a list of installations and additional programming, visit: MUSIC BLOGGERS GUIDE The Music Bloggers Guide to SXSW is back and better than ever. Featuring 100 artists with previews from respected independent music bloggers throughout the industry, the guide is our premier discovery tool for exploring up-and-coming 2017 Showcasing Artists. Check it out at on desktop or mobile devices. SXSW COMEDY FESTIVAL SXSW Comedy continues through Saturday, March 18 with showcases, live podcast recordings, panels and late night parties. The diverse line-ups featuring rising stars, established greats, and sur- prise guests. CATCH FILM SCREENINGS THROUGH SATURDAY SXSW Film maintains a full screening program through Saturday, with high- lights including The Big Sick (starring Kumail Nanjiani), the classic Earth (with a live score by DakhaBrakha), and the World Premiere of Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live... and. Check or the SXSW GO app for details. NEW & NOTEWORTHY WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW & EXCITING THINGS TO COME! Tunde Olaniran, photo by Timothy Jagielo Run the Jewels MUSIC VIDEO SCREENINGS Always a fan favorite, we again have a full program of Music Videos at SXSW Film. Highlights this year include videos from Pussy Riot, Tame Impala, Run the Jewels, Frank Ocean and more. You can catch the final screening on Saturday at 4:30pm in Alamo Lamar B (1120 S Lamar Blvd). Don't miss it! A CONVERSATION WITH MIKE POSNER Known for his hit solo album 31 Minutes to Takeoff and for co-writing songs such as "Sugar" by Maroon 5, "Boyfriend" by Justin Bieber, and more, Mike Posner will speak about his career and his most recent project, a poetry book called Tear Drops and Balloons, on Saturday at 12:30pm in Room 16AB of the Austin Convention Center. SXSW GAMING MEET UPS SXSW Gaming is proud to welcome Meet Ups as the newest program- ming format for 2017. Meet Ups are available to Gaming wristbands and SXSW badgeholders alike and will help facilitate meaningful conversa- tions and connections for individuals both within and outside of the gaming industry. Topics for this year range from trending industry conversations around virtual reality and cloud gaming, to special interests such as tabletop games and Pokemon GO.

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