Austin mayor cancels SXSW, city says goodbye to $350 million

SXSW, Austin's annual festival for music, tech, business, art, and culture was canceled by the mayor because of the spreading coronavirus.  By the festival producers' own calculation, SXSW pumped $350 million into Austin it 2018, $356 million in 2019. The Austin American Statesman has more: The cancellation — just seven days before the 2020 festival … Continue reading Austin mayor cancels SXSW, city says goodbye to $350 million