Day 2 at SXSW: Local presence and live broadcasts


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A day stage at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Gaelen - Creative Commons)
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Half way through the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas, there have been many highlights and more coming up today. Listen to my conversation with Jill Riley for more details about the highlights listed below.

Some of the best moments from Thursday:

-Watching Fraiser Gorman with Courtney Barnett
-Pennsylvania punk band Title Fight gets the crowd surfing at the Mohawk.
-Will Butler (of Arcade Fire) has a solo album that rocks.
-Soulful singer Leon Bridges wowed showgoers with a full backing back with horns and backup singers.
-Laura Marling

Strong Local Presence

-PANEL: Twenty Years of Rhymesayers - Atmophere, Dem Atlas, Siddiq and Kevin from H2
-Packed show for Hippo Campus last night.
-MIDWEST SHOWCASE today currated by First Ave (Mpls), The Majestic in Madison, and The Metro in Chicago.. the showcase features Hippo Campus, Allan Kingdom, and deM atlaS​

Be sure to tune in to The Current on Friday, March 20, to hear our live broadcasts from the Public Radio day stage at the Austin Convention Center. Here's what we've got planned:

12 p.m. Twin Shadow
1 p.m. Gang Of Four
2 p.m. Ryan Bingham
3 p.m. Best Coast
4 p.m. Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear
5 p.m. Courtney Barnett

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