Thursday, March 09, 2006

KEXP details

It’s official, here are the details for the SXSW broadcast next week... Rock!

KEXP to broadcast live from Austin, TX during SXSW Music Festival KEXP (90.3 and KEXP.ORG), Seattle's eclectic music radio station, will broadcast daily programming live from the studios of Austin City Limits in Austin, TX during the SXSW Music Festival. The broadcast, sponsored by The Recording Academy, will feature 9 bands performing over 3 days at KLRU TV, home of the award-winning live concert series on PBS. Live broadcasts will be from 2pm- 8pm CST (Noon-6pm PST) Wednesday, March 15th through Friday, March 17th.

KEXP has been taking live broadcasts on the road to New York City for four years, but this will be the station's first broadcast from Austin. Austin and New York City both represent top 20 markets for listeners and members of KEXP.ORG.

KEXP will broadcast live performances from Billy Bragg, Drive-by-Truckers, Editors, Jose Gonzales, Tapes 'n' Tapes, Silversun Pickups, The Rogers Sisters, Brakes and Jolie Holland from the studios of Austin City Limits. KLRU TV is located within the University of Texas Communications Complex on the SE corner of Guadalupe and Dean Keeton (formerly 26th) Streets. The studios are on the 6th floor.

Details and information on being part of the studio audience at KEXP.ORG.

Media are invited to attend the live broadcast. Contact: Courtney Miller at 206.520.5813 (

KEXP.ORG is also sponsoring the following parties:

Barsuk Records and Arts & Crafts Records Party
Saturday, March 18th at Pokejo's
1603 W 5th St.
  • Jim Noir - 1pm
  • Rocky Votolato - 1:40
  • The Most Serene Republic - 2:20
  • Aqueduct - 3:00
  • Andrew Kenny - 3:40
  • John Vanderslice - 4:20
  • Jason Collett - 5:00
  • The Long Winters - 5:30

  • Yep Roc Party
    Saturday, March 18th at the Yard Dog Folk Art Gallery
    1510 S. Congress Ave.
  • Robert Skoro (12:00 - 12:30)
  • Jake Brennan & The Confidence Men (12:45 - 1:15)
  • Ian Moore (1:30 - 2:00)
  • Chatham County Line (2:15 - 2:45)
  • Tres Chicas (3:00 - 3:30)
  • Billy Bragg (3:45 - 4:15)
  • American Princes (4:30 - 5:00)
  • Cities (5:15 - 5:45)
  • Marah (6:00 - 6:30)

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