The South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival, scheduled to take place Wednesday, March 18 - 22, 2009 in Austin, Texas is pleased to announce an ever evolving and eclectic array of panels and speakers for the 23rd edition of the Conference and Festival. From Miles Davis to Devo to The Hold Steady and from Woodstock to Mendocino, SXSW will delve into the careers of current and classic musicians of every genre.Enter the 14th Annual USA Songwriting Competition now. Winning songs will receive radio airplay in United States and Canada. Win an Overall Top Prize of over $50,000 in cash, music gear & more.
The 31 artists from all over Australia headed to Austin March 18-22 not only represent the largest number of homegrown artists in one country at any time, it’s also the result of major Federal and State government investment in music as an export commodity, not just a cultural one. The number of bands and over 200 delegates going to South by Southwest
Legendary Bass Master Bill Sheehan is releasing his much anticipated third solo album entitled “Holy Cow!” on Mascot Records U.S.A. April 14th, 2009.
The albums tracks showcase Sheehan’s immense talents as both a singer/songwriter and instrumentalist.