”We are still picking up the pieces after spending a year to program what would have been a remarkable event that required significant time, energy, and resources to produce,” SXSW said in a statement.
Today's picks for live videos to watch while you're home and every show is cancelled include The National on the 'Alligator' tour, Odd Future at Fader Fort 2011, Ian Dury & The Blockheads in 1980, and more.
The online festival features narrative and documentary films that were to have screened in the 2020 edition of the SXSW Film Festival; they'll be in front of Prime Video's paywall, free for anyone to stream.
"'Till Further Notice" will feature "call-in sets filmed live by artists themselves, from the comfort of their own homes" including Willie, Paul Simon, Margo Price, Lucinda Williams, Nathaniel Rateliff and more.
The music portion of SXSW (including two BrooklynVegan day parties) would've been happening this week, but like basically every concert in the world, it's cancelled. Here are ten of the artists we were most hoping to see...