• 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
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  • Soundgarden to Play 'Superunknown' In Its Entirety at iTunes Festival

    February 26, 2014 12:25 PM ET
     |  Kory Grow

    Soundgarden have planned a performance of their five-times platinum album Superunknown in its entirety for the first time at the iTunes Festival during South by Southwest next month. Drummer Matt Cameron, who had previously said he would not be able to tour with Soundgarden in 2014 due to commitments to his other band, Pearl Jam, will be joining Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil and Ben Shepherd for the performance. The concert, which will take at Austin, Texas's Moody Theater on March 13t...  | More »

  • Apple Launching iTunes Festival at SXSW

    February 19, 2014 12:10 PM ET
     |  Jason Newman

    Since 2007, iTunes Festival, the free month-long concert series sponsored by Apple, has become a London mainstay, and now the tech giant is bringing it stateside at next month's South by Southwest festival, according to Associated Press. SXSW Teases 2014 Lineup On Wednesday, the company announced that the festival will take place March 11th through 15th at ACL Live at the Moody Theater and will feature opening night performances by Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar. Other pe...  | More »

  • Preview Nine Inch Nails' 'Austin City Limits'

    February 18, 2014 11:25 AM ET
     |  Jon Blistein

    Nine Inch Nails' hour-long set at Austin City Limits will premiere on April 5th on PBS as a prelude to the concert series' 40th anniversary season. Filmed last November, the concert was NIN's first for Austin City Limits, and to mark the occasion, Reznor reportedly told the crowd, "We didn't want to make ACL a NIN show. We wanted to be out of our element." Find Out Where Nine Inch Nails' 'Hesitation Marks' Landed on Our List of 2013's Best Albums ...  | More »

  • Outkast, Soundgarden Headline Sasquatch Festivals

    February 4, 2014 9:55 AM ET
     |  Kory Grow

    The Northwest's annual Sasquatch! Music Festival will stretch its big feet over two weekends this summer, with Outkast headlining the fest's usual Memorial Day weekend and Soundgarden heading up its first-ever Fourth of July weekend. The festival will take place at its usual outpost of the Gorge Amphitheatre, in George, Washington. Festival passes will go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. PST. Check Out Photos of Wild Flag, Alabama Shakes, Fun. and More From Sasquatch! 2012 Notable arti...  | More »

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