SXSW Update: Apply to SXSW 2019 Release It Pitch Competition by January 17th

With the New Year, SXSW 2019 is just around the corner starting March 8th, 2019. One deadline for SXSW 2019 coming up on January 17th is the Release It pitch competition. The competition provides an opportunity for startup and companies to present new and innovative products or services to a panel of judges comprised of venture capitalists, tech industry experts, and high-profile media during SXSW 2019 on Friday, March 8, 2019. Continue Reading →

On the Record | An ATX Music Marketplace & Panel to Take Place December 16th

On the Record, an ATX music marketplace and panel presented by VinylmnkyNative Hostels and Austin Music Foundation, will be hosting a free event this Sunday. The On the Record | An ATX Music Marketplace & Panel event by Native Hostel and Bar & Kitchen will take place from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm this Sunday, December 16th. The day will be full of artist & industry professional panel talks, performances and a full market. Continue Reading →


As South by Southwest® (SXSW®) 2019 fastly approaches they have made more announcements about new keynote and featured speakers. Today they announced the addition of Film Keynote Jessica Brillhart and a new round of Featured Speakers to the 2019 programming lineup. The newest SXSW 2019 featured speakers this year, in my opinion, is one of the best lineups I have seen over the past 5 years we have covered SXSW. Also added today is a best-selling author and researcher Brené Brown as the SXSW 2019 Opening Speaker. Continue Reading →

Developer’s Week To Return to Austin in November

The city of Austin, Texas has been a technology hub for a while now so it’s only fitting to have a Developers conference in the “Silicon Hills.” Developer’s Week will once again host one of the biggest developer’s conference in Austin, Texas from November 6th through the 8th. During Austin’s Developer’s Week attendees can attend workshops and meet exhibitors who are revolutionizing Artificial Intelligence development, JavaScript development, and Dev Management. Continue Reading →

Aviator Nation Opens New Shop in Austin During ACL 2018

I am ecstatic to announce and welcome to the SoCo neighborhood in Austin, Aviator Nation, a 70’s-inspired California lifestyle brand. They just opened its first shop in Austin on 1325 South Congress Avenue just in the nick of time for Austin City Limits Festival (ACL). For years Aviator Nation has been creating exclusive merchandise for ACL in the “Artists Village” and for the 7th year running it only fitting to have their first shop open during ACL 2018! Continue Reading →

Austin Startup Week 2018 is Less Than a Month Away; Are You Ready?

Austin is one of the top 10 cities in the nation to move to if you’re interested in a career in technology or wanting to launch a startup. Austin is home to over 1,700 local startups and the numbers keep increasing as more people move there.

Furthermore, the Austin chamber’s Beverly Kerr has stated she drew on the latest annual U.S. Census Bureau estimate that as of July 2017, the Austin and Round Rock MSA’s population totaled 2,115,827, up 55,269 from 2,060,558 the year before. It’s clear that Austin is growing fast and the number of startups at this rate will increase more throughout the next couple of years.

To celebrate Austin’s startups their annual Austin Startup Week is less than a month away with day one commencing on October 1st. Austin Startup Week is five days of events with different organizations and meetups that support them.  Continue Reading →

The Official 2018 ACL Fest Late Night Shows Announced

The Official 2018 ACL Fest Late Night Shows schedule and performers were finally announced. There is a pre-sale for for E-list subscribers starting this Thursday from 10AM-10PM before the public on-sale on Friday, August 24th at 10AM. In order to partake in the pre-sale of the Official 2018 ACL Fest Late Night Shows you must subscribe to the E-list by 11:59 PM CT today. To join the ACL Festival E-List please visit: Continue Reading →

ACL 2018 Lineup and Festival Update

This week Austin City Limits (ACL) had some more fantastic updates on their App, lineup, and they also launched a giveaway. Needless to say the ACL team has had one busy week and there will be more to come as the festival comes closer. Below are the latest updates for ACL 2018. Continue Reading →

Austin City Limits Festival 2018: Ticket, Transportation and Lodging Information

The Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) is an annual music festival in Austin located at Zilker Park from October 5th through the 7th and October 12th through the 14th. We have already published tips and what you need to know to have a great ACL but we have more updates for all our ACL goers in regards to ticket, transportation and lodging. Below are the recent updates: Continue Reading →

The DreamHack ATX 2018 Recap

DreamHack ATX 2018 concluded on June 3rd and it was quite the gaming event! There were over 10,000 attendees at the Austin Convention Center and had over 30 teams competing in tournaments. As posted before the DreamHack weekend had more than $400,000 in eSports tournaments, a 24-hour lan party, dream expo, cosplay competition and live music. It was a gamers dream! Continue Reading →