• Gaga Stages Art-Puke Spectacle at SXSW

    March 14, 2014 9:40 AM ET
     |  Gavin Edwards

    Ever since she was a young provocateur hatched from an egg, Lady Gaga has known how to make an entrance. Last night, for her showcase at SXSW, she was carried onto the stage trussed to a horizontal pole in black underwear, looking like she was a pig roasting on a spit. She then proceeded to sing Artpop opener "Aura," gyrating and spinning all the while. See our best live photos from SXSW 2014 The setting was Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas, a courtyard holding about 2,000 people, most of ...  | More »

  • Police: SXSW Hit-and-Run Was 'Intentional'

    March 13, 2014 5:55 PM ET
     |  Jason Newman

    Austin police have identified the man they say killed two people and injured 23 others during Thursday morning's hit-and-run at South by Southwest. After Hit-and-Run, SXSW Organizer Says Fest Will Continue as Planned Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, of Killeen, Texas, was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of capital murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. Formal charges are still pending, Austin Police Department said in a statement. Austin Ch...  | More »

  • Jay Z and Kanye West Go H.A.M. at SXSW

    March 13, 2014 4:08 PM ET
     |  Chad Swiatecki

    One of the most high-profile events at this year's SXSW from the moment it was announced, the pairing of Jay Z and Kanye West on a stage together was a must-have ticket for reasons beyond just the big names involved. With a listed capacity of only 3,000 people, the concert's location at the Austin Music Hall gave fans a chance to see the superstar rappers in confines several orders of magnitude smaller than normal. See our best live shots from SXSW 2014 The stage for the Samsung-s...  | More »

  • Photos: SXSW 2014: Rolling Stone's Best Live Photos

    March 13, 2014 2:25 PM ET

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  • Driver Kills 2, Injures 23 at SXSW

    March 13, 2014 3:03 AM ET
     |  Jason Newman

    UPDATE: A SXSW organizer issued a statement Thursday expressing shock at the incident, while stating that "to avoid confusion, we plan to carry on with our scheduled daytime events at the Austin Convention Center in order to serve our tens of thousands of participants during this tragic time." Two people were killed and 23 others injured at South by Southwest Thursday morning after a car drove through a temporary barricade set up for the festival, Austin police confirmed ...  | More »

  • Coldplay Debut 4 New Tracks at SXSW

    March 12, 2014 9:45 AM ET
     |  Steve Appleford

    Last night in Austin, Texas, a reinvigorated Coldplay invaded an already crowded South by Southwest calendar with new music as headliners of the city's inaugural iTunes Festival. The quick 11-song set unfolded at the 2,750-capacity ACL Live at Moody Theatre, small and intimate by Coldplay standards, but was also streamed live to fans around the world. RS readers pick the 10 best Coldplay songs of all time It was the first of a week of shows during SXSW hosted by iTunes, and the ge...  | More »

  • Lady Gaga to Deliver SXSW Keynote

    March 9, 2014 9:31 AM ET
     |  Miriam Coleman

    Lady Gaga will be delivering the keynote address at this year's South by Southwest Festival. The festival's organizers announced late last night that the 27-year-old pop queen will be giving her speech as part of a conversation led by John Norris of Fuse on Friday, March 14th at 11:00 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Austin-Downtown. SXSW 2014: 25 Must-See Acts The keynote address will unfold the morning after Lady Gaga's first-ever performance at SXSW. On Thursday, M...  | More »

  • Tiesto, Calvin Harris Booked for Electric Daisy New York

    March 6, 2014 5:35 PM ET
     |  Jon Blistein

    Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Tiësto and Bassnectar lead a stacked lineup for New York's third annual Electric Daisy Carnival. The popular EDM festival will take place May 24th and 25th at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. More than 70 artists are confirmed to perform, including Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello, Carl Cox and Friends, 2ManyDJs, AraabMuzik, Borgore, Boys Noize, Hardwell, MK, GTA, Alex Metric and Cash Cash. You can check out the full list of performers ov...  | More »

  • Lady Gaga Talks Intimate SXSW Show

    March 6, 2014 7:05 AM ET
     |  Jason Newman

    Lady Gaga will perform at this year's South by Southwest for the first time, appearing at the Doritos #BoldStage at Stubb's on Thursday, March 13. Keeping in line with Doritos' "bold" theme, fans wishing to attend must complete a "series of bold challenges issued online," the company said in a statement. The show will be Gaga's first at the Texas festival and will benefit the singer's Born This Way Foundation. SXSW 2014: 25 Must-See Acts "The ARTPOP performance at S...  | More »

  • SXSW 2014: 25 Must-See Acts

    March 3, 2014 3:55 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

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