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Dave Grohl to be keynote speaker at 2013 SXSW Festival in Austin

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Dave Grohl has signed on to be the keynote speaker at the 2013 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival in Austin. The Foo Fighters frontman will present his keynote address on March 14 at the Austin Convention Center, the event’s main venue.

Grohl joins a long list of illustrious music artists who have helped kick off the annual extravaganza, including Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant, Pete Townshend and Neil Young.

The South by Southwest music festival, which runs from March 12 to March 17, offers a variety of industry-related events to help educate musicians and assist them in networking. In addition, more than 2,000 artists — both established and emerging — perform at dozens of venues in Austin in conjunction with the event. To learn more about the South by Southwest fest, visit SXSW.com.

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