Bruce Springsteen to Serve as SxSW Keynote Speaker
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:36:24
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Bruce Springsteen will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2012 edition of the annual SxSW music conference and festival held in Austin, Texas every year.
The engagement will be held on March 15 at the Austin Convention Center, which is the hub of the event.
A press release statement read as follows:
"Springsteen's artistry has drawn worldwide acclaim and honors. His recordings include time-tested classics of rock and acoustic-based albums celebrating folk traditions. His live shows are truly fervent celebrations of the communal power of music. As SxSW fosters connection and communication in the music community, this event will undoubtedly further those aims in a unique conference session."
The Bruce Springsteen keynote will be open to Music and Platinum registrants and registered showcasing artists. SXSW aims to educate and inspire participants by offering numerous industry events and countless networking opportunities. After a full day of events at the Austin Convention Center, attendees take to the streets for the world-renowned music festival which showcases over 2000 acts from over 55 countries on 90 stages throughout downtown Austin. Conference registrations are now being accepted.
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