It is March Madness now in Austin, Texas. But, the hype there is about music, not basketball. The South by Southwest Music Festival is going on now with hundreds of bands playing on 50 stages throughout the city. It is a big chance for some little bands to establish a national reputation.
Tom Crann spoke with Minnesota Public Radio News arts reporter Chris Roberts. Roberts is the host of The Local Show on Minnesota Public Radio's music station The Current. He talked about some local acts who made the trip south.