All Songs Considered features a special roundtable discussion on SXSW, plus a sampler of some of the standout acts. SXSW is one of the world's most lauded showcases for groundbreaking artists in Austin, TX. Host Bob Boilen chats with David Dye, host of XPN'sWorld Cafe, Rita Houston, Music Director for WFUV, Jeff McCord, Music Director for KUT, and Kevin Cole, DJ and host of Variety Mix at KEXP. All (except poor Bob) are visiting the festival and share some of the standout bands.
Iggy Pop and the Stooges are among roughly 1,500 bands attending this year's SXSW festival. On this edition of All Songs Considered, hear music by The Stooges, Peter, Bjorn and John, Andrew Bird and more.
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