The South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference is happy to present the 2007 Music Festival Schedule. The annual showcase in Austin attracts over 1300 bands from March 14 - 18.
With so many bands playing all over town we encourage you to check out the lineup here for details. However, if you do plan to head down to Austin, we'd like to make sure you know about JamBase's SXSW Showcase. On Saturday night, March 17, at Opal Divine's we are happy to feature JJ Grey & MOFRO, Les Claypool/Electric Apricot, Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers, West Indian Girl, and Outformation.
A detailed schedule is also now available for all music conference events. From Wednesday's Crash Courses through Saturday's "Monterey Pop At 40," you can plot out your daytime plans. Over 70 sessions are listed, with details on keynote Pete Townshend and featured speakers including Emmylou Harris, David Byrne, Gilberto Gil, Terry McBride, Iggy Pop, Rickie Lee Jones, Booker T Jones, Chuck D, Tom Anderson, Lou Adler and Michelle Phillips. The lineup of speakers and topics offers a unique and informative overview of the music business, along with plenty of opportunities to meet seasoned pros and have your questions answered.
SXSW Music Festival is pleased to announce the preliminary lineup for 2007. With over 1300 showcasing acts, SXSW anticipates its 21st year as the best yet.
Top acts for the festival being held March 14 - 18 in Austin, Texas include the Good, the Bad & the Queen, Bloc Party, the Stooges, Daniel Johnston , Mastodon, Lily Allen, Spoon, Mogwai, Apples In Stereo, RJD2, Mute Math, Money Mark, Rodrigo Y Gabriela and Tommy Ramone's new project Uncle Monk.
For a complete list of bands confirmed to play SXSW please go here.
The Who's Pete Townshend will deliver the festival's keynote address, while country star Emmylou Harris, Gilberto Gil and the Stooges' Iggy Pop are also scheduled to speak.