The first is called "Raise Your Fists: Music Meets Activism", moderated by Karen Scott of FitzGibbon Media and taking place Friday, March 15th at the Austin Convention Center.
"R.E.M., in my opinion, are one of the most socially and politically active bands ever. Yes they are an internationally acclaimed band who have supported causes all over the world, but they also support local causes in their hometown of Athens, GA.", said Ms. Scott in an interview.
The second panel is called "Talkin' Baseball: Peanuts, Crackerjacks & Guitars", moderated by Judy Tint and taking place Saturday, March 16th in the same Austin Convention Center.
A description of the panel says that it'll explore the "unique and deeply intertwined relationship between the world of song and "America's Pastime."