ASCAP Takesover SXSW

Written by Hassahn Liggins - March 11, 2013 at 8:09 am - Filed Under: URBAN

AscapThe American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is pleased to announce its lineup of events at the 27th annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival being held March 8th-17th, 2013 in Austin, TX. Each year, ASCAP’s high-profile showcases are a highlight of the festival, attracting capacity crowds and music industry heavyweights who come to see some of the best emerging singer-songwriters and bands from both across the country and overseas.

In addition to staging its popular Pop/Rock “ASCAP Presents”¦at SXSW” showcases, ASCAP will partner with BET to present the first-ever Music Matters, powered by Yahoo! SXSW Showcase, as well as participate in official SXSW music panel discussions, host its annual boat rides and sponsor many other exciting showcases and parties to highlight the best and brightest in music, including the Radio Day Stage, Brooklyn Vegan Day Parties and Filter Magazine’s Showdown at Cedar Street.

A partial schedule of ASCAP events at SXSW 2013 is included below. For more details, please visit

Wednesday, March 13th @ Red Eyed Fly (715 Red River Street)
Doors open at 7:30pm / SXSW badges and wristbands welcome / 21+

8:00pm FAYE
8:50pm The Wild Feathers
9:40pm American Authors
10:30pm The 1975
11:20pm PAPA
12:10am ON AN ON
1:00am Foxes

Wednesday, March 13th ““ Saturday, March 16th @ Ballroom D in the Austin Convention Center
Open to all Music and Platinum badges and Artist Wristbands

Wednesday, March 13th
12:00pm Crew Peligrosa
1:00pm El Cuarteto de Nos
2:00pm Bajofondo
3:00pm BOY
4:00pm Jake Bugg
5:00pm Devendra Banhart

Thursday, March 14th
2:00pm Wake Owl
3:00pm Cayucas
4:00pm Family of the Year
5:00pm Lissie

Friday, March 15th
12:00pm Divine Fits
12:45pm Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
1:10pm Iron & Wine
2:00pm Charles Bradley
3:00pm Pickwick
4:00pm Dawes
5:00pm Vampire Weekend

Saturday, March 16th
11:00am SXSW Interview: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
12:00pm Nakia
1:00pm Ozomatli
2:00pm TBA


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