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<ul><li><p>2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996</p><p> 1995</p><p> 1994</p><p> 199</p><p>3 19</p><p>92 1</p><p>991 </p><p>1990</p><p> 198</p><p>9 </p><p>1988</p><p> 1987 1</p><p>986</p><p>The idea</p><p> for SXSW</p><p> is co</p><p>nceived whe</p><p>n frie</p><p>nds </p><p> Rola</p><p>nd S</p><p>wen</p><p>son</p><p> and</p><p> Lo</p><p>uis Jay</p><p> Meye</p><p>rs approach</p><p>The first</p><p> "South</p><p> by S</p><p>outhwest"</p><p> festival (and</p><p> conference) is</p><p> held in</p><p> Austin</p><p>, Texas</p><p>. 150</p><p> attendees are</p><p> expected </p><p>More than</p><p> 1,500 bands</p><p> apply for</p><p> the festival,</p><p> though only</p><p> about 420</p><p> are chosen</p><p> to play</p><p> 23 venues</p><p> during the</p><p> event's four</p><p> nights</p><p>Jour</p><p>nalis</p><p>t Sar</p><p>ah </p><p>Lacy</p><p>'s </p><p>wide</p><p>ly pa</p><p>nned</p><p>keyn</p><p>ote </p><p>inter</p><p>view</p><p>with</p><p>Mark</p><p>Zuck</p><p>erbe</p><p>rg </p><p>turn</p><p>s int</p><p>o on</p><p>e of </p><p>the </p><p>first T</p><p>witte</p><p>r "rio</p><p>ts"</p><p>1,98</p><p>7 ba</p><p>nds </p><p>play </p><p>at </p><p>this </p><p>year</p><p>'s </p><p>fest</p><p>ival</p><p>it's </p><p>the </p><p>curr</p><p>ent r</p><p>ecor</p><p>d</p><p>More</p><p>than </p><p>a de</p><p>cade</p><p>after</p><p>SXSW</p><p>orga</p><p>nizer</p><p>Loui</p><p>s Bl</p><p>ack c</p><p>alled</p><p>Lou </p><p>Reed</p><p>"dis</p><p>resp</p><p>ectfu</p><p>l" for</p><p>playin</p><p>g a </p><p>com</p><p>petin</p><p>g sho</p><p>w </p><p>in 19</p><p>96, Re</p><p>ed </p><p>keyn</p><p>otes</p><p>A pluc</p><p>ky littl</p><p>e m</p><p>essa</p><p>ging s</p><p>ervic</p><p>e m</p><p>akes</p><p>a big</p><p>splas</p><p>h at S</p><p>XSW:</p><p>Twitte</p><p>r</p><p>For the </p><p>first </p><p>time, the </p><p>SXSW P</p><p>anelP</p><p>icker let</p><p>s the pu</p><p>blic help</p><p>decide </p><p>what pa</p><p>nels </p><p>are </p><p>chosen</p><p>Interac</p><p>tive keyn</p><p>ote spe</p><p>akers in</p><p>clude fo</p><p>unders</p><p>from </p><p>two </p><p>of the In</p><p>ternet's</p><p>most d</p><p>isruptive</p><p>website</p><p>s: Craig</p><p>Newma</p><p>rk of Cr</p><p>aigslist </p><p>and </p><p>Jimmy </p><p>Wales </p><p>of Wikip</p><p>edia</p><p>Futu</p><p>re </p><p>Acad</p><p>emy </p><p>Awar</p><p>d Be</p><p>st </p><p>Pict</p><p>ure-</p><p>win</p><p>ner </p><p>"Th</p><p>e Hu</p><p>rt </p><p>Lock</p><p>er" </p><p>has </p><p>its </p><p>U.S.</p><p>prem</p><p>iere</p><p> Lo</p><p>uis Black</p><p> and Nick</p><p> Barb</p><p>aro, founders</p><p> of the</p><p> alt w</p><p>eekly A</p><p>ustin Chronicle</p><p>, about</p><p> starting a</p><p> music</p><p> festival</p><p> but m</p><p>ore than</p><p> 700 show</p><p> up. A</p><p>ccording to</p><p> Black, the</p><p> event w</p><p>ent national</p><p> almost</p><p> imm</p><p>ediately"</p><p>Still overshadowed</p><p> by N</p><p>ew York</p><p>s N</p><p>ew M</p><p>usic Seminar,</p><p> SXSW gets</p><p> its first</p><p> backlash when</p><p>local act</p><p> Ed Hall</p><p> prints SXSW</p><p> SUX T-shirts</p><p>. Next</p><p> year, they</p><p> play</p><p>More than</p><p> 200 bands</p><p> from around</p><p> the country</p><p> play 15</p><p> locations, while</p><p> the conference</p><p> itself is</p><p> based out</p><p> of the</p><p> downtown Marriott</p><p>Many elements</p><p> of today</p><p>'s SXSW</p><p> are not</p><p> present, but</p><p> one already</p><p> is: the</p><p> closing softball</p><p> tournament and</p><p> barbecue</p><p>First mention</p><p> of "SXSW</p><p>" as</p><p> the conference's</p><p> nickname in</p><p> a major</p><p> U.S</p><p>. publication</p><p> (well done,</p><p> LA Times)</p><p>It seems</p><p> like SXSW</p><p> has always</p><p> had big</p><p> name sponsors:</p><p> This year</p><p> included Pepsi</p><p> and BMI,</p><p> although most</p><p> were still</p><p> from local</p><p> print, TV</p><p> and radio</p><p>The number</p><p> of panels</p><p> triples, to</p><p> 60, up</p><p> from 20</p><p> in 1990,</p><p> and the</p><p> number of</p><p> bands rises</p><p> to 500</p><p>Willie Nelson </p><p>delivers a welcome speech in</p><p>stead of a keynote; but he is u</p><p>pstaged by Michelle Shocked</p><p>, who shocks the crowd with </p><p>a controversial speech about</p><p>race</p><p>125 fewer bands play than</p><p>the year before, but the fe</p><p>stival selects </p><p>larger venues </p><p>to forestall overcrowding is</p><p>sues; wise decision, becau</p><p>se attendance rose to a t</p><p>hen-record 3,300</p><p>Taking a s</p><p>afer route</p><p>after Mich</p><p>elle Shock</p><p>ed's con</p><p>troversial </p><p>address, </p><p>the keyno</p><p>te speak</p><p>er is Texa</p><p>s Gov. 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Bush</p><p> on the</p><p> 2000 campaign</p><p> trail, "Journeys</p><p> with George</p><p>," debuts</p><p> at the</p><p> festival</p><p>Just days</p><p> before the</p><p> invasion of</p><p> Iraq, SXSW</p><p> competes with</p><p> anti-war protesters</p><p> (as many</p><p> as 7,000</p><p> show up)</p><p> outside the</p><p> State Capitol</p><p> a few</p><p> blocks away</p><p>SXSW Music</p><p> keynoter Daniel</p><p> Lanois isnt</p><p> a household</p><p> name, but</p><p> he should</p><p> be: he</p><p> produced U2s</p><p> The Joshua</p><p> Tree, Peter</p><p> Gabriels So</p><p> and Bob</p><p> Dylans Time</p><p> Out of</p><p> Mind</p><p>Austin police arrest two members of the Latin rock band Ozomatli when a conga line on Sixth Street leads to a "skirmish"</p><p>Little Richard is interviewed at the Music keynote, where he declared he was no longer interested in recording music; added Richard: "I'm alive tonight!"</p><p>Sound editor E</p><p>ric Masuna</p><p>ga coins the te</p><p>rm "mumble</p><p>core" </p><p>during SXSW </p><p>Film to </p><p>define the Am</p><p>erican indepe</p><p>ndent film mo</p><p>vement popu</p><p>lar in the ear</p><p>ly 2000s</p><p>Led Zeppelin v</p><p>ocalist Robert</p><p>Plant delivers </p><p>the Music keyn</p><p>ote speech and</p><p>is reunited with</p><p>"ubergoupie" P</p><p>amela Des Ba</p><p>rres after 15 </p><p>years apart</p><p>Music</p><p>and I</p><p>ntera</p><p>ctive </p><p>collid</p><p>e as</p><p>onetim</p><p>e Se</p><p>x Pis</p><p>tol Ste</p><p>ve </p><p>Jone</p><p>s inte</p><p>rview</p><p>s Tom</p><p>"fro</p><p>m </p><p>MySp</p><p>ace"</p><p>Ande</p><p>rson</p><p>fou</p><p>rsqu</p><p>are </p><p>win</p><p>s th</p><p>e </p><p>round,</p><p>but G</p><p>ow</p><p>alla</p><p>show</p><p>s he</p><p>art</p><p>Bill</p><p>Mu</p><p>rray</p><p>barte</p><p>nds</p><p>at S</p><p>hangr</p><p>i La </p><p>on </p><p>East</p><p>Sixt</p><p>h St</p><p>reet</p><p>, </p><p>beca</p><p>use</p><p>he </p><p>can</p><p>Thre</p><p>e </p><p>yea</p><p>rs </p><p>afte</p><p>r Tw</p><p>itters</p><p>SXSW</p><p>debu</p><p>t, ge</p><p>olo</p><p>catio</p><p>n </p><p>has </p><p>its </p><p>turn</p><p>in</p><p>the</p><p>ring</p><p>14,251INTERACTIVE REGISTRANTS</p><p>13,020MUSIC REGISTRANTS</p><p>9,500FILM REGISTRANTS</p><p>GROWTH OFREGISTRANTS</p><p>Sources: SXSW | Austin Chronicle | New York Times | Austin American-Statesman | Los Angeles Times | Billboard | TIME Austin360.com | indieWIRE | Rolling Stone | CNET | The Guardian | Reuters | NBC | Oklahoma Today | The Daily Texan</p><p>SXSW has risen from humble beginnings to become the worlds foremost music, film and technology festival. This annual gathering of the best and brightest stars has made Austin, Texas, the place to be every March. People flock from all over the world to socialize with industry leaders, trendsetters and rising artists. With 25 years of illustrious history behind it, SXSW continues to gather momentum as it speeds along the cutting edge. All aboard!</p><p>THE HISTORY OF SXSWAn Eloqua / JESS3 partnership</p></li></ul>