Friday, March 02, 2007

ASCAP showcase


New York, NY, February 22, 2007: ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) is pleased to announce its line-up of events at the 21st Annual SXSW Music & Media Conference and Festival being held March 14
-18, 2007 in Austin, TX. ASCAP's high-profile showcases continue to be a
highlight of the festival attracting capacity crowds and music industry heavyweights who come to see the best emerging singer-songwriters and bands from the U.S. and abroad.

This year's line-up includes:

ASCAP Presents… Rock Showcase
Wednesday March 14 @ Dirty Dog Bar (505 E. 6th St.) Doors open at 8:00 p.m. SXSW badges required.

Featuring performances by:
8:30 p.m. Bat For Lashes (Brighton, UK)
9:15 p.m. White Rabbits (Brooklyn, NY)
10:00 p.m. To Live and Die in LA (Portland, OR)
10:45 p.m. The Futurists (Atlanta, GA)
11:30 p.m. Audrye Sessions (Livermore, CA)
12:15 a.m. The Zico Chain (London, UK)
1:00 a.m. Trainwreck Riders (San Francisco, CA)

ASCAP Presents… Quiet on the Set
Saturday, March 17 @ Whisky Bar (303 W. 5th St.) Doors open at 8:00 p.m. SXSW badges required.

Featuring performances by:
8:30 p.m. Quincy Coleman (Los Angeles, CA)
9:15 p.m. Ronnie Day (Redwood City, CA)
10:00 p.m. AM (New Orleans, LA)
10:45 p.m. Robert Shields (Glasgow, Scotland) 11:30 p.m. Jessie Baylin (Los Angeles, CA)
12:15 a.m. Reeve Carney (Los Angeles, CA)
1:00 a.m. Jon McLaughlin (Anderson, IN)

ASCAP & Filter Magazine Parties
Thursday – Saturday, March 15 - 17 @ Cedar Street Courtyard (208 W. 4th
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. SXSW badges required.

ASCAP & Filter Magazine will present three days of outdoor parties featuring live performances by some of the hottest up-and-coming bands.
Details to be announced. Past shows have included performances by Embrace, Kaiser Chiefs, Metric, Phoenix, Silversun Pickups, Snow Patrol, Stars and The Cribs.

In addition to staging its popular rock and acoustic "ASCAP Presents…"
showcases and the Filter Magazine Parties, ASCAP will also host its annual Filmmaker BBQ, participate in music panel discussions, host its annual boat rides, as well as sponsor many other exciting showcases and parties to highlight the best and brightest in music.

For more details on ASCAP at SXSW, please visit

Established in 1914, ASCAP is the first and leading U.S. Performing Rights Organization representing the world's largest repertory totaling over 8 million copyrighted musical works of every style and genre from more than 275,000 composer, lyricist and music publisher members. ASCAP has representation arrangements with over 70 music rights organizations such that the ASCAP repertory is represented in nearly every country around the world. ASCAP protects the rights of its members and foreign affiliates by licensing the public performances of their copyrighted works and distributing royalties based upon surveyed performances. ASCAP is the only American Performing Rights Organization owned and governed by its writer and publisher members.

ASCAP - Pauline Stack

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