Amazon drops out of SXSW as a result of coronavirus issues

Amazon had planned to screen the first two episodes of its upcoming Prime Original “Upload” at the festival. It was also going to showcase “Tales of the Loop,” its upcoming sci-fi drama based on the paintings of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag. In both instances, Amazon had planned to host Q&A panels dedicated to the shows,…

 

Amazon is internet hosting a two-day music pageant in Las Vegas

The two-day festival will be headlined by Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters and singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves. Other artists include Beck, Anderson .Paak, Brandi Carlile, Chvrches and Leon Bridges.In addition to the music acts, Amazon promises fun and games including a massive ball pit, a video arcade and a “post-apocalyptic dodgeball stadium.” There will also be food…