SXSW Canceled Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

South By Southwest, an annual tech, film, and music conference held in Austin, Texas has been canceled for the first time in 34 years amid a Coronavirus outbreak. Austin’s Mayor Steve Adler declared a local disaster in the city Friday afternoon. Although there are no confirmed cases locally in Austin, globally cases surpassed 100,000 this afternoon something Austin officials say they’re unwilling to take a risk on despite SXSW’s DNA of “the show must go on” said representatives of the conference. Stay tuned for more information soon

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