AUSTIN -- When it comes to the South By Southwest Festival, anything is possible - and that includes visits from big celebrities, as well as surprise performances.
Austin police said Monday that they are preparing to add extra security for popular celebrities who will be in town for the festival.
APD confirmed to KVUE that Justin Timberlake will be in Austin and will throw a private party during SXSW. Police also say they have heard a rumor that Timberlake will give a surprise performance, yet there is no word on when or where.
Police say they are working on plans to organize staff and have extra officers in place in case there are any surprises.
The SXSW Festival will be held March 8-17. Click here for more information.