With that many musicians coming from around the world to play the event, you'd think that at least a handful of Colorado Springs artists would have made this year's roster. But in fact there were none.
It's time to change all that. Local musicians should know that, as of today, SXSW has begun accepting applications for its 2014 music festival, which runs from March 11-16. True, you'll have until Oct. 11 to apply, but the fee does go up along the way. So pay a visit to sxsw.com, and get the full details.
Meanwhile, here's a little something to inspire you.