SXSW 2014

SXSW 2014: Photos of the Colorado Music Party

The Colorado Music Party at SXSW 2014 kicked off on Thursday at The 512 on Sixth Street. Throughout the day a solid crowd filled both the upstairs and downstairs stages to catch sets from Hilary Hand, Liz Longley, WoolEye, Zach Heckendorf, The Photo Atlas, Rob Drabkin, The Echo Chamber, The Patti Fiasco, Wasteland Hop, The Yawpers, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Rose Quartz and more.

Will women rule SXSW 2014?

Standing atop a white pedestal, her white dress covered in blood and her white hair wild, St. Vincent sang, "I don't want to be your cheerleader no more." For a woman gushing with profound statements, that one -- said during her 11 p.m. set at the NPR Showcase at the 2014 South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas -- might have been the most powerful.

SXSW 2014: Kanye West, Jay Z give Samsung its money’s worth

BY CHRIS TALBOTT AP MUSIC WRITER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Samsung got its money's worth from Jay Z and Kanye West. Two of rap's top stars combined for a powerful, hit-filled two-hour show Wednesday night and Thursday morning during SXSW 2014, allowing Samsung to steal some of iTunes' luster at the annual music conference and festival.

Reverb at SXSW 2014

With less than two weeks until the music portion of SXSW 2014, now is the time to start RSVPing to everything you can. The good news is Reverb is involved with two huge parties this year, totaling three days of free music with no badge or wristband required.