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Seven Free SXSW Shows: A List of SXSW Free Concerts

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As you get out of that 4th period, hour-and-thirty-minute class for Spring Break, the first thing you think about is hanging out with your friends and what to do with them. Something that might fill that vacant void could possibly be the week-long South by Southwest festival. This festival has been in Austin for the…

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Free SXSW: How to enjoy SXSW without spending money

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If you are looking for something to do with friends over spring break, then try checking out South by Southwest (SXSW), a city-wide festival for art, music, movies, and more. Even if you don’t have a badge for SXSW, there are many ways for you to still participate and make use of this week long…

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The cost of music: Austin’s growing music festivals may actually hurt the music scene

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Local Austin band, Sweet Spirit March 15, 2017 performing during SXSW. Photo courtesy of Matt Winkelmeyer, Getty Images North America. Every year Austin hosts an array of festivals and conferences that attract visitors from across the country and the world. From music and art to race car driving, much of Austin’s development has coincided with…

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SXS-Digits: A look at the stats and facts of South by Southwest

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“The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.” –via Today marks SXSW’s 31st year in the business and overtime SXSW has grown in popularity locally, nationally and globally. Here are some…

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We are the champions: How Austin’s recent rank effects a growing metropolitan

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In the beginning of February, the U.S. News and World Report ranked Austin, Texas the #1 best place to live in the United States. Some of the factors taken into consideration for this rank were weather, job market, desirability, quality of life, and net migration. Austin is in the heart of Texas, as the state’s…

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