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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Hogni Makes Bid for SXSW

One Faroese artist (The Ghost) is already scheduled to play at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Now there's a chance a second artist could perform as well.

Hogni plays straightforward rock and blues that evokes Ben Harper and Lenny Kravitz, and he's on a shortlist to play in a showcase at SXSW. Sixteen artists are up for the honor, and the winner will be determined by Internet voting.

You can vote for Hogni at

Hogni is currently ranked 7th. You can vote more than one time, so if you've got some spare time, stuff the ballot box and make some history... sort of.

UPDATE, March 1, 2009: Hogni is now ranked 6th. Keep up the good work.

UPDATE, March 2, 2009: Hogni is now 5th. We're making a difference.