SXSW

Operation: SX Snupe Scoot, A Failure

A known scooter-pesimist, I decided to put my narrow frame of mind aside and try to ride scooters (where legally allowed by the city) during SXSW. This picture is what drove me to make the decision. A sea of red lights on Day Zero of SX. Would I spend more time in traffic than I would inside of...
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HOT First Concert Featuring Ice Cube

Before even getting started on this blog, let's highlight one of the coolest moments ever. One our listeners got to give Ice Cube some dap!!! Dapped up by the OG @icecube himself during the song that described my night #TodayWasAGoodDay !!! -------- pic.twitter.com/oBR7JoPZsz — EA (@Eric21A) March...
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DJ 2DQ Moves The Crowd High Above The 512

Check out what missed when DJ 2DQ was in the mix on the roof of the 7s on West Sixth Street! Where will the Breakmaster be next? Stayed tuned as we're sure to have a surprise apperance at several spots this SXSW 2019!!
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Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson & Cast Show Up for SXSW

An exciting time last night, as the highly anticipated Netflix Original , ' The Highwaymen ' made its world premiere. HOT was on hand at Banger's on Rainey Street , with an up-close look at the star-studded cast (including Kevin Costner & Woody Harrelson)! The national premiere date for 'The...
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OHUB's Rodney Sampson Interview

We caught up with Rodney Sampson of OHUB to talk about diversity and inclusion with big corportations during SXSW , and what to expect at today's SXSW Day One Block Party! Event Description: Don't miss Opportunity Hub's 4th annual HBCU @ SXSW. Join OHUB CEO Rodney Sampson, Huston Tillotson...
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SXSW 2019: Day Zero (Early Badge Pick Ups)

Before I jump into this blog, can we admire how beautiful our city is? This is just a 12 second shot driving into the Downtown area on an incredible looking Wednesday. it begins #SXSW2019 pic.twitter.com/iTQ4WUiS1E — Hot 95.9 Austin (@Hot959Austin) March 6, 2019 I say this every year! SXSW is the...
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Scooters Banned Around SXSW 2019

For many Austinite Originals, its a dream come true (well in a certain area, for a fixed time) Sixth Street, Rainey Street and Red River areas will ban the usage of electronic scooters during the annual South by Southwest festival (March 8th-17th). Yep. No brainer. https://t.co/zfShUCbjGV — Do512...
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Beastie Keynote Speakers Headed To SXSW

Our favorite multimedia festival of the year is less than a month away! And the excitement keeps builing with announcements like this. VIA SXSW PRESS RELEASE: Today we released another round of most excellent Keynotes including Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond of the Beastie Boys with Amazon’s...
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SXSW 2019 Volunteer Registration Open

Of all the festivals in Austin (ACL Fest, Float Fest, JMBLYA, ect), SXSW may be the best. But not everyone can afford a platinum badge. Volunteering is an incredible way to get up and close to the action, with the freedom to enjoy the festival when your duties are done. Registration for...
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Peele Film To Debut SXSW 2019

SXSW 2019 just got more exciting! Especially if you are a fan of Jordan Peele . The director of ' GET OUT ' has his next highly anticipated movie ' Us ', debuting during the annual film portion of SXSW in March. From SXSW Press Center: Austin, Texas — January 8, 2019 — South by Southwest® (SXSW®)...
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