SXSW 2019 – David Byrne “Reasons To Be Cheerful”

David Byrne 13032019-06Just like T Bone Burnett, David Byrne also uses his time  and position for other causes than music and film.  David Byrne’s project is called Reasons To Be Cheerful, and is a multi media project dealing with different social  issues, like education, health, climate, energy,  etc.  At SXSW he held an  engaged and exciting speech on the convergence day about his project.

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SXSW 2019 – T Bone Burnett Keynote

T Bone Burnett 13032019-02Every year some famous artist or music personality holds a keynote when the music part of SXSW starts. This year the keynote was held by producer, artist,  film maker and ten times Grammy, plus Oscar winning T Bone Burnett as part of the Convergence day, with seminars ans talks for both Music,  Film and Interactive delegates. Unlike many of the former keynotes I have heard, he didn’t speak about music at all, but it was at the same time on of the best keynotes I have heard during more than twenty years at SXSW.

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