4 Bands Headed To SXSW Denied Entry Into U.S.Organizers of the South by Southwest music festival said that at least four international bands have been denied entry into the U.S. and that other performers have had their visa waivers revoked.
Immigration Tensions Seep Into Austin's SXSW Music FestivalThe trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show.
Immigration Tensions Seep Into South By Southwest Music FestThe trendsetting South by Southwest music festival is all about the next big thing, but the heated politics of the moment is stealing the show.
SXSW To Alter Artist Contract After Immigration FlapA musician last week said that he would not perform at this year's SXSW music festival due to a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration officials could be contacted. Officials with SXSW now plan to change their contract.
FBI Director Comey Cancels SXSW AppearanceFBI director James Comey has canceled a planned address next week at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, citing scheduling conflicts that will keep him in Washington instead.
Biden To Discuss Fight To End Cancer At South By SouthwestFormer Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech at the upcoming South By Southwest festival in Austin. The topic of discussion will focus on his efforts to end cancer.
SXSW Caught In Immigration Debate After Artist Rips ContractA New York musician says he won't perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international act violates the performance agreement.
Muppets & Edgar Wright Heading To SXSW Film FestivalThe latest work from writer/director Edgar Wright and a behind-the-scenes documentary about the Muppets are among the movies headed to the SXSW film festival in Austin this March.
Obama, DiCaprio Team Up Against Climate ChangePresident Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up on the White House South Lawn on Monday to sound a call for urgent action to combat climate change.
Obama Tries To Recreate SXSW At White HousePresident Barack Obama liked his March trip to Austin's South by Southwest festival of technology and music so much that he's trying to re-create the SXSW vibe on the South Lawn.
FLOTUS At SXSW: Talks 'Let Girls Learn' & Running For PresidentIn Austin today, First Lady Michelle Obama used her platform at the South by Southwest Music Festival to help 62-million adolescent girls around the world.
Issues, Not Apps, Are Focus At SXSWBig-picture issues and futuristic ideas -- rather than the usual hot app or startup launch -- have taken the spotlight at this year's South by Southwest Interactive tech jamboree in Austin.