Thursday, March 7, 2013

SXSW 2013 Must-Sees Camper Van Beethoven, Corb Lund, & John Murry

Wednesday March 13

4pm – Camper Van Beethoven, Brooklyn Vegan Day Party, old Emo's, 603 Red River St., open to the public

"Delightful" (Pitchfork) indie rock originators Camper Van Beethoven's 'La Costa Perdida' (429 Records) debuted at #174 on the Billboard Top 200, #3 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, and #1 on the Alternative New Artist Album chart, as the band celebrates its 30th anniversary.

7pm – Camper Van Beethoven, Copyright Alliance, El Sol y La Luna, 600 E 6th St., RSVP required

9pm - Corb Lund, Lonestar Music Official Showcase, Black Heart, 86 Rainey Street, open to badge and wristband holders only

"A revelation" (Washington Post), Corb Lund is the descendent of four generations of Albertan ranchers and former punk/metal player. In the Nashville Scene's 13th Annual Country Music Critics' Poll, Corb Lund is the #10 male vocalist and 'Cabin Fever' is the #20 best album of 2012. 'Cabin Fever' is out now on New West Records.

Thursday, March 14

2pm – David Lowery, Big Data: The New Oil or the New Snake Oil?, Room 9ABC, Will Mills (Head of Music, Shazam), Brett Alperowitz (VP, A&R Republic Records), Marie-Alicia Chang (Co-Founder & Head of Business Dev Musicmetric), Alex White (CEO Next Big Sound):

2:30pm – Corb Lund, New West Records Day Party, Threadgills, 301 West Riverside Drive, private

4:15pm – Corb Lund, Lonestar Music Day Party, St. Vincent De Paul parking lot, 1327 South Congress Ave., open to the public

Friday, March 15

2:45pm – John Murry, Daily Havoc Day Party, Hole in the Wall, 2538 Guadalupe St. (front stage), RSVP required

The "Masterful" (Baeble Music) John Murry – the southern literature-inspired songwriter, William Faulkner's second cousin, and darling of UK music scene – has been named a Next artist by NPR's World Café, which praises his music as music "alluring, emotional and infectious." 'The Graceless Age' comes out April 2 on Evangelina Recording Co.
5pm – David Lowery, Who's Ripping Me Off Now? Panel, Convention Center, Room 10AB, 500 E Cesar Chavez St. Also with Daryl Friedman (Chief Advocacy & Industry Rel Officer The Recording Academy( and East Bay Ray (Artist Dead Kennedys).

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