2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: Brooklyn Basement Records + Lauren Bissell Media + Young Giant

Tim Olstad

Thursday, March 17
8:00PM - 8:40PM

83 Rainey St


Listen to Piece Of You


The son of two music teachers, he was raised in the snowy depths of southern Minnesota, right along the banks of the Mississippi River. The power and beauty of his voice was evident from the beginning; so too was his kinship with classic, soul-tinged vocalists. “I’ve always loved singers like Etta James and Ray Charles; when they sang, whatever they wanted you to feel just resonated. It was authentic and honest. That’s all I hope to do with my music,” he continues.

“My debut single, ‘Piece Of You’ is about heartbreak; love that holds on long after it’s supposed to let go. I wanted the first track that people hear from me to be something that everyone can understand; we’ve all been there, where a relationship ends but the feelings still echo somewhere inside of you. How do you let go of real love; where is the passion, the intensity, the hunger supposed to go? Everybody knows about longing,” he says.

Olstad’s resolve t...

Show the rest

Hashtags: #sxsw


Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband
Event Type
Winona, MN
Thanks to our sponsors
Esurance Logo Mazda Logo Monster Energy Logo CapitalOne logo Bud Light logo McDonald's logo Austin Chronicle Logo
Music sponsor
Sonic Bids Logo Pandora Logo Marriott Rewards Logo
Interactive sponsor
Deloitte Digital Logo Ten-X Logo United Airlines Logo Samsung Logo