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A2IM Announces First Ever SXSW Showcase

A2IMA2IM has announced their first ever showcase at this year's SXSW featuring  six acts from the rosters of U.S, based independent labels. " While planning the lineup, the most important goal was to have the acts best represent our unique and diverse membership, said Patrick Ferrell, Head of Label Relations at A2IM.

The A2IM 2019 SXSW showcase will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Palm Door in Austin, TX (401 Sabine St). Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 8:00pm.

Artists include Y La Bamba(Tender Loving Empire), Oh Pep! (ATO Records), Madge (22Twenty), Sneaks (Merge Records), Ric Wilson (Innovative Leisure) and The Nude Party (New West Records)



"Giving a platform to indie music is crucial to the viability and authentic presence of a major festival like SXSW," said Aaron Meola, Label Manager at  Tender Loving Empire. :A2IM hosting a showcase at a global event filled with large sponsors and major label acts such as SXSW is a huge accomplishment."

"It's important that indie labels stick together and support one another. Having a showcase where we come together and celebrate our community with A2IM is really exciting. We're happy to be a part of it!," siad Jeanette Wall , A&R at ATO Records.

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