David Byrne, Nile Rodgers added to list of featured speakers at 2019 South by Southwest Festival

Jody Rogac; Jill FurmanovskyA pair of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees — ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Chic’s Nile Rodgers — have joined the lineup of featured speakers at the 2019 South by Southwest Festival, which runs from March 8 to March 17 in Austin, Texas.

Byrne’s speech, which is scheduled for March 13 at 12:30 p.m. CT, will be a presentation of his ongoing Reasons to Be Cheerful series. The multimedia event focuses on positive current music, writings, news stories, concepts and other happenings in the world, with …read more

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