NPR To Webcast SXSW Concerts

sxsw_2.18.pngNPR Music is heading back to the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference next month and they’ll be live streaming concerts during the show.

On the opening night of the festival, Wednesday, March 18 a concert by The Decemberists will be streamed on NPR’s SXSW page. The next day, NPR Music hosts a daytime concert with six acts beginning at 1:30pmET. Both concerts will be anchored by Bob Boilen, host and creator of All Songs Considered.

mediabistro.com will also be represented at SXSW. Our managing editor Rebecca Fox will be writing posts for WebNewser. She’s also produced a panel which asks the provocative question: “Why Is Professional Blogging Bloodsport For Women?” Check out the Tumblr blog here.

Also, PRNewser‘sJoe Ciarallo will follow what’s happening on the PR front at SXSW.