Side Door co-founder Dan Mangan plays a small room generated from a match on the Side Door platform. (Courtesy Side Door) Platform matches artists on their way to Austin with nontraditional spaces to play Editor’s Note: The city of Austin on March 6 canceled all March dates for SXSW because of concern over COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it. Venue and artist connecting platform Side Door is partnering with South by Southwest to bring its “any space can be a venue” concept to this year’s SXSW, to be held March 13-22. Dan Mangan, Side Door co-founder and a performer himself, has appeared at SXSW five times and understands the significance of playing at the famed music, film and art festival held each year in Austin, Texas, since 1987. “It’s a pivotal moment in your career when you first get booked at SXSW,” Mangan said. “It’s a clear affirmation from… Continue Reading Side Door Connects SXSW Acts With Venues

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