IMA Artists Invade SXSW 2009

IMA Artists Invade SXSW 2009

It’s the time of year when 80+ music venues in Austin, Texas welcome more than 1,8000 bands to their stages for a jam-packed week of musical madness. Musicians travel from around the globe -sorta like the IMAS :)– to showcase.

It’s an essential event and this year, March 18-22 is marked off practically everyone in the music industry’s calendar. Days are filled with conferences and panels while music sets the scene for the night.

Music Resource Group will be there. Be sure to stop by booth #301. You can pick up a copy of the 2009 edition of The Musician’s Atlas & score some deals on our interactive AtlasOnline.

Also, due to popular demand…. Our famous Atlas Tonic was brewed with extra vanilla this year! So be sure to sneak a shot.

As if that’s not exciting enough, many of the acts performing are Independent Music Award Winners and Finalists!

We’ll be profiling them in our special SXSW countdown. So watch this spot every day and be sure to mark your personal show schedules.

First up….

AIMEE ALLEN, part of IMA Punk Song Vox Populi Winning Duo, Scott & Aimee,

Catch Aimee:
Wednesday, March 18th, 2:30pm @ Darwin’s Pub for the Red Gorilla SXSW show
(223 E. 6th St.)
Thursday, March 19th, 1:00pm @ Paradise (Upstairs)
(401 E 6th St.)
Thursday, March 19th, 4:30pm @ The Thirsty Nickel for the Red Gorilla SXSW show
(325 E 6th St.)

WATCH AIMEE ALLEN PERFORM ACOUSTIC:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1yz3vAFAl4]

MARCO BENEVENTO, IMA Live Performance Winner

Catch Marco Benevento Trio– Friday, March 20, 11:45 p.m. Elephant Room (315 Congress Ave)

WATCH A VIDEO OF MARCO PERFORMING AT THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS 2008 CMJ SHOWCASE:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt7UPWOfuW8]

COMMON MARKET, IMA Rap/Hip-Hop Winners

Catch Common Market
Wednesday, March 18th, 9:10pm @ Back Alley Social (303 W 5th St) (21+)
Saturday, Mar 21 2009,4:30pm @ Palm Door

MORE BANDS LISTED TOMM!

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