A tuba parade, a tribute to the King and more at SXSW


It’s Day Six of South by Southwest 2018. Here are five things to know:

1. Lyor Cohen, YouTube’s global head of music, delivers a keynote. He’s expected to talk about the profound changes the music industry has endured and what the future might hold. (11 a.m., Room 18ABCD, Austin Convention Center)

2. A few of the acts playing Wednesday, as the music fest kicks into high gear: Amara La Negra, Sudan Archives, Japandroids, August Greene, Noah Cyrus and Bun B. At the conference Ruben Blades talks with Felix Contreras of NPR at 3:30 p.m. in Room 12AB at the Austin Convention Center, and Kim Deal and Steve Albini have a conversation at 5 p.m. in Room 16AB.

3. Priscilla Presley will be in Austin for the world premiere of “Elvis Presley: The Searcher.” The two-part HBO documentary focuses on Elvis the musician, from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions. Part 1 screens at 5 p.m. at Zach Theatre.

4. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band celebrates their film “A Tuba to Cuba” with a street parade starting at 5:30 p.m. after the movie plays at 3:15 p.m. The route will go from the Paramount Theatre to Empire Control Room & Garage.

5. Gaming enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting “Shroud of the Avatar,” the newest offering from video gaming legend Richard Garriott. Garriott and Portalarium are hosting a launch party for “Shroud” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.



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