SXSW 2008 dates announced

Texas festival gears up for next year

The dates for next year’s South By Southwest festival have been announced, just days after this year’s bash drew to a close.

SXSW 2008 will take place between March 12 and 16 in Austin, Texas.

Meanwhile, the film leg of SXSW will take place over March 7-15. SXSW Interactive will happen between March 7 and 11.

SXSW 2007 saw performances from Bloc Party, The Good, The Bad And The Queen, Cold War Kids and The Horrors.

To relive this year’s event, go to NME.COM/newmusic now.