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More Bands Denied Entry Into the U.S. to Play SXSW

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Three more bands are being prevented from entering the U.S. to play SXSW, with two being expressly denied due to their Muslim faith.

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Guitarist Shot After Robbery During SXSW

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Löwin guitarist Michael Sanders was robbed and shot after seeing a SXSW showcase.

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Band Playing SXSW Deported for Illegal Immigration

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Soviet Soviet, an Italian band playing this year's SXSW, has been deported due to claims that they were trying to enter the U.S. illegally.

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UPDATE: SXSW Threatens Deportation for International Artists Who Play Unofficial Shows, Festival Responds

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SXSW is cracking down on invited bands that play elsewhere during the annual Austin-based music showcase, leading to a cancellation by at least one act.

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Watch Polica Give a Mesmerizing Performance of ‘Melting Block’ at SXSW From Hype Hotel

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The Minneapolis synth-pop outfit played the new song from 'United Crushers' during an incredible set at Hype Hotel presented by Mazda and Hype Machine.

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Watch Jack Garratt’s Performance of ‘The Love You’re Given’ From Hype Hotel at SXSW

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The British singer-songwriter wowed SXSW festival-goers with his breathtaking one-man show at Hype Hotel presented by Mazda and Hype Machine.

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SXSW 2016: Watch Bloc Party Perform ‘The Love Within’ at Pandora’s Discovery Den

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The British art-punks brought their new lineup and new material to Austin for two performances at the Austin festival.

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Gunshots Fired in Downtown Austin During SXSW

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Police made an arrest after witnesses heard "several pops" around 1:30AM. Nobody was injured.

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SXSW 2016: Watch Deftones Perform With Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill

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Deftones backed the diminutive rapper during a verse before transitioning into 'Digital Bath' from their 2000 album, 'White Pony.'

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SXSW 2016: 27 Can’t-Miss Acts Worth Waiting in Line to See

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Unlike at other music festivals, you create your own lineup at Austin's South by Southwest. Here are a couple dozen artists you should revolve your days around.

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