Nile Rodgers has been announced as one of this year’s keynote speakers at the annual South By Southwest music festival in Austin, TX joining previously announced speakers Gareth Edwards, filmmaker (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Godzilla); NYT bestselling author/professor Adam Grant; DJ/producer/Beats 1 creative director Zane Lowe; and Mount Everest photographer/climber Cory Richards — as well as director Lee Daniels, chemist Jennifer Doudna, and writer/director Jill Soloway.

Click to see the line up of performing bands and panels for 2017.


WCBS-FM's Dan Taylor interviews Nile Rodgers for Up Close with a Legend in the Adorama Theatre in New York City on September 21, 2016 (Photo: E.J. Judge / CBS Digital)

WCBS-FM’s Dan Taylor interviews Nile Rodgers for Up Close with a Legend in the Adorama Theatre in New York City on September 21, 2016 (Photo: E.J. Judge / CBS Digital)

See Also:

‘Up Close with a Legend’: CBS-FM’s Dan Taylor Talks with Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers Was ‘Too Cool’ For Screamin’ Jay Hawkins [VIDEO]

Joe Causi’s Top 5 Greatest Songs From Nile Rodgers & Chic


The 2017 SXSW Music Festival will take place from March 13 through 19, 2017.

See the full lineup here.


 

–Joe Cingrana/WCBS-FM

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCBS-FM 101.1

Big Show PodcastScott Shannon Weekly Podcast
Sunday 7am-11amScott Shannon's new show featuring artist interviews, song countdowns, one-hit-wonders and commentary from Scott.

Listen Live