Every year the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, draws bigger crowds and more attention. Actually, South by Southwest (SXSW for short) is three separate events, and you can keep track of all of them at SXSW.mobi.
According to SXSW.mobi, here’s the scoop on this year’s events:
- The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases more than 1,500 musical acts from around the globe on over eighty stages in downtown Austin. SXSW Music 2009 takes place March 18 – 22, 2009.
- SXSW Film The SXSW FILM CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL emphasizes on all aspects of the art and business of independent filmmaking. The SXSW Film Conference takes place March 13 – 17, 2009. The SXSW Film Festival runs from March 13 – 21, 2009.
- SXSW Interactive An incubator of new, cutting-edge technology, the SXSW INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL is ground zero for the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators and new media entrepreneurs. SXSW Interactive 2009 takes place March 13 – 17, 2009.
SXSW.mobi offers breaking news, detailed schedules, mp3s, videos and podcasts so attendees and participants (and the folks at home) can keep up with their favorite music and film festival. The site is frequently updated and sure beats guessing where to go to catch your favorite films and bands.
While you’re in town for the festivals, check out these other great Austin mobile sites