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BANDSINTOWN ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL BIG BREAK ARTIST SHOWCASE AT SXSW

BANDSINTOWN’S EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM
INTRODUCES FIRST EVER DATA-DRIVEN SHOWCASE AT SXSW

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14, 2018 - Bandsintown, the largest independent concert discovery platform, today announced their Big Break showcase at South by Southwest 2018 in Austin, Texas. The festival’s first ever and most ambitious data-driven official showcase will occur on March 14, 2018 at Javelina, and feature performances from Bandsintown Big Break artists FOXTRAX, Peach Pit, Sisters, The Lagoons, and Sneaks.

Thanks to their reach of 130 Million music fans, 40 million registered concert goers and 450,000 touring artists, Bandsintown is able to tap into live music insights and see who concert-goers are obsessing over before everyone else. Don’t miss five of the Bandsintown Big Break artists who are turning the industry upside down.

Announced last December, Bandsintown’s “Big Break” is a data-driven emerging artist program, that identifies artists who have grown the most between 100 and 5,000 trackers within a 6 month period. “Big Break” artists receive promotion across Bandsintown’s digital network, in customized editorial, in-app features, brand partnerships, touring, special showcase opportunities, and social media promotion.

Because an artist’s growth on Bandsintown is organic, their “trackers” are authentic trendsetters.  Bandsintown offers Big Break artists massive exposure across its discovery network for a 12 month period, allowing fans to be the first to discover music’s most promising up-and-comers.

Meet the artists on Bandsintown’s Big Break SXSW lineup:

FOXTRAX - NYC-bred and LA-based, FOXTRAX are the alt-rock trio churning out infectious anthems that feel both arena and radio-ready.

Sisters - Championing positivity through upbeat lyrics and swirling productions, Emily Westman and Andrew Vait make up the synth pop duo that is SISTERS.

Peach Pit - Since they emerged onto the scene in 2016, this Vancouver four-piece have invented and perfected their ‘chewed bubblegum pop’ sound.

The Lagoons - Brothers Joey and Ryan Selan blend soul, jazz, folk and electronica elements to create experimental-pop tracks stand out from the pack.

Sneaks - Hailing from Washington DC, Sneaks is the rising punk visionary leading the résistance against the mundane.