Mapping SXSW: Where the music’s coming from

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Events, Infographics, Music In Culture

SXSW Band Map_square

Musicians, fans, and industry folks have been converging on Austin every spring since 1987–and this year is no exception. SXSW has become a force to be reckoned with, drawing more than 13,000 registrants in 2011, plus many more revelers who come strictly for the shows and parties. Sonos counts itself among this the lucky attendees […]


Metallica: 20 facts in 30 years

Posted on October 16th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Cool Music News, Infographics, Music In Culture


Flashback to October of 1981: Drummer Lars Ulrich made guitar player/singer James Hetfield an offer he couldn’t refuse and heavy metal history was made. In honor of Metallica’s 30th anniversary, we pulled together 20 fun facts from the band’s three decade history. What Metallica memory stands out most to you?  


Looking back at the music festivals of summer

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Events, Featured, Infographics, Music In Culture

Music Fest (featured)

Don’t let the lingering heat fool you: Summer is drawing to a close and with it, the outdoor music festival season. As you dust off your fall layers and prepare for the changing of the leaves, take a moment to reflect on some of the great events that inspired social listening over the past few […]


PLAY:5 gets dolled up for charity

Posted on August 12th, 2011 by Jasmine France in Events, Music In Culture


Sonos is lucky enough to call the beautiful city of Santa Barbara, California home. You may not know it by looking at this seemingly quiet and unassuming little city, but it houses one of the most idyllic outdoor venues on the planet: the Santa Barbara Bowl. The Bowl offers not only a rich history and […]


Sonos Rocks Phish Super Ball IX

Posted on July 5th, 2011 by Thomas Meyer in Events, Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

7SBIX Sunset First night

When Sonos is invited to bring music to an event, we like to go all out. Over the 4th of July weekend, Sonos rocked the Phish Super Ball IX in Watkins Glen, NY, with a smattering of S5s streaming the festival’s live, on-site Bunny Radio via SiriusXM Jam_ON and Live Phish Radio throughout the grounds. […]

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