Last year was amazing...2014 will be EPIC! SXSW takes place March 7th-16th in Austin, TX, this years' event will increase in size by 500%, and the musical celebrities aren’t the only ones who will be in the spotlight. Thanks to cool social integrations, fans also get a piece of the action. Tweets will again power this concert stage with distinct hashtags that will create interactivity on the Brown United stage (with massive LCD screen) that will encourage people to tweet and showcase their photos.
Here is what sxsw.com has to say about the music festival: South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, the world's leading music industry event, offers attendees the opportunity to explore the future of the music industry during the day at panels, talks, the Trade Show, Music Gear Expo and other conference activities at the Austin Convention Center. At night, the absolute best mix of musical performances from over 2,200 regional, national and international acts take place at the SXSW Music Festival. Altogether, SXSW presents unmatched networking opportunities, career-building conference programming and over 100 stages of music for showcasing bands and conference attendees. SXSW Music is now in its 28th year.