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The 5 Things You Need on Your SXSW Profile to Get People to Your Showcase

Ruben Albarran of Cafe Tacuba performs at SXSW in 2013. (Photo by Mark Davis)

SXSW is coming up fast, and people are busy making their schedules of what sessions they'll attend and what bands they'll catch. I personally am excited to see some bands I've always wanted to see live and discover plenty of new groups. I spend a lot of time on the SXSW website before I go, listening to as many of the bands officially on the list as possible, but along the way, I've run into some less-than-complete profiles. This is troubling, as it doesn't give me everything I need to decide if I'll go see an artist. If you want to fill out your SXSW profile correctly, which you should (it isn't hard!), here are the five things you really need to have.