Bob Geldof to Keynote SXSW

 

He don’t like Mondays,
but luckily the music festival only runs through Sunday…

 

By Blurt Staff

 

The other day South By Southwest (March 11-20 in Austin, natch) announced
that the keynote speaker for this year’s Music Festival will be erstwhile
Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof. He will also be performing during SXSW with his
band, showcasing his latest album How To
Compose Popular Songs that Will Sell.

 

You also might remember Geldof from some of that
humanitarian work he’s done over the years…. Band Aid, “Do They Know It’s
Christmas,” Live Aid… more recently Live8, too. The man’s a friggin’ icon, for
chrissakes!

 

More details at SXSW.com.

 

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