The North Door
"...As if there wan't enough overlap among the three arms of South by Southwest, they've now announced Convergence programming. What it all boils down to is that your badge is going to be more useful than ever..."
"...In addition to a stellar musical lineup, Austin City Limits Music Festival promoters have also stocked the food court with some of the best representatives of our local culinary scene in keeping with their long-term goal to fashion an event that defines Austin music and food in much the same way Jazz Fest does New Orleans. (See the Chronicle ACL Fest Supplement feature "ACL's Food Court Continues to Expand Its – and Our – Horizons," for more.) Establishing that new musical-culinary convergence in Austin is a worthwhile goal we certainly support..."
"...Feeling boxed in by the badge around your neck? Convergence Day is all about sampling what other arms of the Fest have to offer. On Tuesday, March 17, all sessions held on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center are open to badge holders of all stripes..."
"...There's a glorious uplifting of voices by Convergence – in an alley transmogrified to weird beauty with thousands of origami birds and more...."
"...You just have to be open to sound. When the best music happens, it's about convergence, with the audience, too." ..."