And in the lead-up to his SXSW Keynote debut, YouTube’s Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen sat down with celebrity talk show host Diego from YouTube star Rudy Mancuso’s hilarious Awkward Puppets YouTube channel. Diego — best known for his interviews with Justin Bieber, Hailee Steinfeld and Floyd Mayweather — asks Lyor about YouTube’s aspirations in music and more. Don’t miss Lyor Cohen’s Music Keynote, A Journey of Zigs and Zags: Embracing the Future of the Music Industry,tomorrow at 11am at the Austin Convention Center in Room 18ABCD.
We’d also like to clue you in on a very special event benefiting The Ally Coalition, an organization dedicated to LGBTQ equality. The show, Audible Impact, presents a special night of music and comedy hosted by Nick Offerman and featuring Jim Gaffigan, Adam Pally, Nick Thune, Liza Treyger, Sam Morril, and musical guest Lucy Dacus. All registrants welcome!
Check out the SXSW YouTube channel for full length sessions of selected speakers, which we will continue to post after the event. And we hope you’re keeping up with our streaming goodness at sxsw.com/live.
Read on for tomorrow’s highlights, and we will return tomorrow with more goats, because apparently they are having a moment.