Every year, the streets of Austin, TX are filled with music lovers, tech enthusiasts, and movie lovers for one of the largest multimedia festivals in the country, South by Southwest (SXSW). Of the three major areas of the giant event, music is the biggest draw. During the week, roughly 75 concerts take place at any given time between dawn and 2am.
Below is a list of dates for SXSW 2011:
SXSWeek 2011 March 11-20
Interactive March 11-15
Film March 11-19
Music March 15-20
For a limited time, iTunes is offering a free music sampler featuring bands that will be performing during SXSW in 2011. This sampler includes singles from artists and bands from a wide variety of genres.