The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the Audience Award winners for the 31st SXSW Film & TV Festival today. The Audience Awards follow the previously-announced 2023 Jury Awards. For the complete list of 2023 Award Winners, visit www.sxsw.com/festivals/film-awards/. Audience Award Winners were certified by Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP.

Fans of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith will be able to see his artistry in a whole new way during Punk Rock & Paintbrushes pop-up gallery exhibitions held at festivals this spring and summer. Smith leads the list of talent contributing original paintings that will be on display at both BeachLife Festival, held May 5-7 in Redondo Beach, California as well as Summerfest in Milwaukee June 22-24, June 29-July 1 and July 6-8.

After hosting widely successful events in Orange County, CA, Phoenix, AZ and Denver, CO—and being listed at #6 on the Orange County Register’s “20 Most Memorable Southern California Concerts Of 2022”--the Punk In The Park festival is expanding with Punk In The Park Ventura. The debut event will feature music on two stages along with craft beer tasting on March 25 at Ventura County Fairgrounds in Southern California.

Kalan Wolfe and Keely Crow-Ka, of “The Shift,” have called on performers from across the country to join them at Departure Festival in Quilcene, Washington on the weekend of September 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2023.

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The Fort Collins Musicians Association announces the all-Colorado music lineup for the Fort Collins Music eXperiment 2023 (FoCoMX).

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced Ben Affleck’s AIR, from Amazon Studios, Skydance Sports, Artists Equity, and Mandalay Pictures, as this year’s Closing Night Film, set to make its surprise debut on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Paramount Theatre.

Today, Northern Nights Music Festival has announced the phase one lineup for its 10th anniversary, taking place in Northern California’s iconic Redwood Forest this July 14-16. With an eclectic music lineup, top-tier cannabis and wellness programming, and serene natural landscapes, Northern Nights remains one of North America’s most unique boutique festival experiences.

After cementing its title as America’s Biggest Rock Festival with a record-breaking attendance of over 170,000 in 2022, Louder Than Life returns bigger and better than ever September 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2023 to Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY.

Born out of a love for the Grateful Dead songbook and the jam band culture, the inaugural Dead Ends Live thrilled fans of this broad musical canvas last spring, just as things were shifting to some sort of normalcy.

Nashville’s Deep Tropics music festival has earned critical acclaim from the likes of the NY Times and Pollstar, both for the unparalleled experience offered and their impressive accomplishment in making this the most sustainable event in the USA.

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