Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 3:44 pm
It began, appropriately enough, with a plea for darkness. Nick Cave may have opened his SXSW set in the twilight hours, but if anyone could will the night into being, it's the black-clad Australian star.
WDIY host, Waldemar Vinovskis, previews the Allentown Symphony Orchestra concerts entitled "New World" with Conductor and Music Director Diane Wittry, along with Schadt competition winner and soloist, Ji Won Song and conducting fellow, Marc-André Bougie. The concerts will be performed Saturday, March 16, 8:00pm and Sunday, March 17, 3:00pm.
Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 5:31 pm
Local Natives, a Los Angeles-based indie-rock outfit, made a splash in 2009 with its self-funded debut album Gorilla Manor. The band went on tour with Arcade Fire and The National in support of the record, which hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200 New Artist Chart.
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Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. His new book isHelguera's Artunes. You can see more of his work atArtworld Salon and on his own site.
The Flaming Lips on stage at the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The band played its 2002 album, <em>Yoshimi Battles </em><em>the Pink Robots</em>.
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Dave Grohl (left) and Stevie Nicks both spoke in front of (separate) large audiences at SXSW during the day on Thursday. Later that night, they performed together in a concert by Grohl's Sound City Players.
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<strong>All Teal Everything:</strong> The Brooklyn band Conveyor play sunny-sounding pop.
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The Flaming Lips on stage at the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The band played its 2002 album, <em>Yoshimi Battles </em><em>the Pink Robots.</em>
The span of South by Southwest is so huge that sometimes the festival can be about the bands you miss as much as the ones you see. After the hectic Thursday on the streets, bars and venues of Austin, Texas, the All Songs Considered crew regrouped to recount the long walks, long lines, tough decisions, missed opportunities and happy accidents of day three.