YouTube grabs hold of Austin this year, as YouTube Presents and several of its new original content music channels including The Warner Sound and Vice’s Noisey bring the sounds of SXSW to homes across the world.
· YouTube Presents will live stream two full days of music, Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16 with performances from bands like The Ting Tings, Black Star, Jimmy Cliff, Frankie Rose, Sugar & The Hi Lows, among many others. The performances take place atop a downtown parking garage (the lot at 9th & Trinity St). If you can't make it in person, you’ll be able to tune in online at www.youtube.com/presents.
· The Warner Sound Captured By Nikon showcase will kick off the channel launch with a live stream from SXSW. Showcases by T.I., B.o.B, Dr. John, Ed Sheeran, Gary Clark, Jr., Kimbra and Theophilus London, among many others. Go to The Warner Sound.
· Vice’s Noisey is showcasing bands including Chairlift Friends, Slow Club, Two Gallants, Bass Drum of Death, and Shandy Mandies on Thursday, March 15 at the Parish. To tune into interviews from the performances and see video of from the showcases, go to Noisey.