Garth Brooks treated a group of fans in Austin, Texas to a very special surprise performance on Friday night (March 17) during South by Southwest, turning up at a small club to play a set of songs acoustically in an intimate setting.
South by Southwest, the annual music, film and media festival in Austin, Texas, is adding another star to its roster of impressive talent set to appear at the 2017 event. Garth Brooks will present one of the music keynote addresses during a conference on Friday, March 17.
The dust has barely settled from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and already we’ve got a look at the lineup for the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival. After an initial announcement that included opening night film ‘Brand,’ about comedian Russell Brand,’ things have filled out really nicely with a ton of promising-sounding selections.
If you didn't hear, last week was a big one for Austin and central Texas. Not only did a couple thousand bands converge on our capital for SXSW, but Jimmy Kimmel brought his late night show to the city -- putting our great state, and many of our own stars on a national stage. I mean, c'mon, how can you do a talk show in Texas without talking with the legendary Willie Nelson?