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SXSW: Bands, Cannabusiness and More

The Forrest Four-Cast: October 19, 2018

Amanda Palmer (Boston MA)
The Chills (Dunedin NEW ZEALAND)
The Ninth Wave (Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND)
Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers (Chicago IL)
Oh Sees (Los Angeles CA)
Swervedriver (Oxford UK-ENGLAND)
Wyclef Jean (New York NY)

Look for many many many more participating artists to be announced between now and next spring.

Also this week, the 2019 SXSW Conference announced more than 600 confirmed sessions in 25 different tracks.

Two of the most interesting tracks for 2019 happen from Thursday, March 14 through Saturday, March 16 in the second half of SXSWeek, during the timeframe when many of these band showcases occur.

These two March 14–16 tracks are Blockchain & Cryptocurrency and Cannabusinesss. Some of the most forward-thinking sessions from these two tracks are as follows:

Designing for Blockchain: 3 Ways to Dive In
Featured Speaker: Steve DeAngelo
Healthcare & Blockchain: A Practical Introduction
Made in China: Crypto, Exchanges, Trust and More
Non-Obvious Trends in the Cannabis Industry
Why VCs Have Joined the Block Party
Why Cannatech Will Disrupt Traditional Tech

Register now to take part in all the learning, brainstorming, networking and fun that is SXSW. Save $400 if you buy your badge before rates go up at the end of the day on Friday, October 26.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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