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Bandsintown Hosts Big Break Showcase At SXSW Featuring Performances By Adrian Jean, KOLARS, illuminati hotties, Herizen, Reptaliens, Hazey Eyes

FIRST AND ONLY FAN DATA-DRIVEN SHOWCASE AT SXSW SPOTLIGHTING EMERGING ARTISTS WHO HAVE DISPLAYED NOTABLE GROWTH ON BANDSINTOWN

The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas (Video Credit: Rhys Valmonte (NOX) for Bandsintown)

KOLARS [Left] and Adrian Jean [Right] performing onstage during The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas. 

illuminati hotties [Left] and Herizen [Right] performing onstage during The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas. 

Reptaliens [Left] and Hazey Eyes [Right] performing onstage during The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas. 

The Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 on March 13, 2019 at Maggie Mae’s Rooftop in Austin, Texas. 
For a complete selection of images, click HERE.Photo Credit: Ryan Vestil for Bandsintown

WHO: R&B singer Adrian Jean, LA rock duo KOLARS, critically acclaimed indie-pop group illuminati hotties, R&B vocalist Herizen, Portland’s Reptaliens, and electronic solo act Hazey Eyes.  
WHAT: Bandsintown Official Big Break Showcase at SXSW 2019 
WHERE: Maggie Mae’s Rooftop | 323 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 
WHEN: March 13, 2019 
WHY: Bandsintown, the most trusted source for concert discovery that connects passionate music fans with the artists they love, has returned to SXSW for its second annual Big Break Showcase. The festival’s first and only fan data-driven official showcase featured live performances by R&B singer Adrian Jean, LA rock duo KOLARS, critically acclaimed indie-pop group illuminati hotties, R&B vocalist Herizen, Portland’s Reptaliens, and electronic solo act Hazey Eyes. Footage from the showcase can be seen now HERE.
Bandsintown’s “Big Break” is a fan data-driven emerging artist program that identifies artists who have demonstrated a notable increase of trackers on the platform within a six-month period. Thanks to their reach of 130 Million music fans, 50 million registered concert goers, and 500,000 touring artists, Bandsintown is able to tap into live music insights and see who concert-goers are obsessing over before everyone else. Artists who qualify for Big Break receive promotion across Bandsintown’s robust digital network, customized editorial, in-app features, brand partnerships, touring, special showcase opportunities, and social media promotion.   

# # #About Bandsintown Big BreakSince launching the program in September of 2017, more than 20 emerging artists have joined the Big Break family. From UK rocker, Yungblud, to R&B crooner, Cautious Clay, these talented newcomers have seen massive growth in their careers since onboarding. “Bandsintown is really valuable in ensuring the group’s fans know about upcoming shows and it’s really awesome they’re supporting emerging artists,” said indie pop band Peach Pit’s manager. Check out all our Big Break artist here: http://bit.ly/2T6BEcmAbout BandsintownBandsintown believes that live music brings people together through unique communal experiences and creates happiness  and understanding in the world.  Bandsintown celebrates artists and helps them grow their careers. As the most trusted source of concert discovery, Bandsintown is where artists and fans connect. With a reach of 130M Monthly Active fans globally, 50M registered concert goers and 500k touring artists registered to the platform, Bandsintown offers digital marketing solutions to engage with the most passionate music fans. Bandsintown managing partner Fabrice Sergent was recently named one of The Most Creative People in Business 2018 by Fast Company.  “Changing the concert business, one show at a time.” Billboard

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