Everything’s bigger in Texas. As CRWN gets set to take over SXSW on March 14, the live interview series has lined up Elliott Wilson’s most exciting and controversial guest yet: Young Money boss Lil Wayne.
The show must go on. After the accident on Wednesday evening, our writers resumed the sprawl to see what else the Austin fest had in store. From indie rock to indie rap, here’s what they saw on Thursday, March 13.
Who wants to wait all night in line for Lady Gaga when there’s ’shrooms to eat, Big Freedia to bond with, hot tubs to get in and old-school idols like Gary Numan and Blondie to swoon over? Not Jamie Peck.
The U.K. songstress double dipped at this year's SXSW, performing a rare acoustic set as well as a larger performance with her full band. And as she’s found, the only thing warmer than the weather is the reception she's gotten from the Austin crowds.
While a new album was long rumored to be in the works, no one could have guessed that what started as an arcade-themed app would turn into a surprise album from the OWSLA boss and dubstep DJ extraordinaire. But all's fair in love and brostep.
Twelve years removed from “Gimme the Light,” Sean Paul is still the best-known brand in dancehall. The star dropped by a Jamaican institution in NYC to share a beer and talk about his latest album, leather pants and longevity.
For six days, the music and the parties are nonstop in Austin. Here we check in with some of our favorite acts performing at this year’s SXSW to see how they’re holding up. After a day filled with knife-wielding taxi drivers and intercontinental travel, this Leeds quartet is all business.
It’s no question SXSW showcases an array of diverse talent. From Texan folk singers to Korean pop stars and a whole lot of metal bands and briskets in between, these are the coolest things our writers saw (and ate) on Tuesday, March 11.