- Belafonte receives honorary Berklee doctorate Updated: Mar-06-14 10:13 pm
- iTunes launching music festival at SXSW Updated: Feb-19-14 1:04 pm
- Ray Davies, Donovan part of Songwriters Hall class Updated: Feb-11-14 11:10 am
- 5 free things in Austin, first photo to bat cave Updated: Feb-06-14 2:53 pm
BOSTON - Boston's Berklee College of Music has presented an honorary doctor of music degree to singer, songwriter and activist Harry Belafonte.
NEW YORK - iTunes is putting its stamp on South by Southwest, piggybacking on the annual event with its own music festival.
NEW YORK - Ray Davies and Donovan are among the 2014 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Capital, the Live Music Capital of the World, the Velvet Crown, Bat City or simply River City. Residents of Austin claim many titles and are known for their slogan: "Keep Austin Weird." Some locals pejoratively call their hometown "festival city," since there seems to be one every weekend, such as South by Southwest or Austin City Limits Music Festival. But most festival-goers don't realize Austin is also home to the first photograph, a Gutenberg Bible and the world's largest urban bat colony. And the best thing for a city that prides itself on environmentalism is that all of the sites can be visited in a single day's walk, and all of them are free.