SXSW 2011: Minnesota presence felt at Austin music festivalby Phil Picardi, Minnesota Public Radio,
Mary Lucia, Minnesota Public Radio
Today will be another busy day at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. This is the festival's 25th year and this one is the biggest yet.
Over 1,500 bands will perform over four days, including more than 50 local acts from around Minnesota. The Current's Mary Lucia talks about the bands, the music, and how the Minnesota music scene is representing in Austin.
- Morning Edition, 03/18/2011, 8:45 a.m.
Phil Picardi is a newscaster for MPR News, and occasionally fills in as Morning Edition host when Cathy Wurzer is away.