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PR: Audible Treats Announce Two SXSW Showcases
Posted by Steve Juon at Friday, March 4th, 2011 at 7:00AM :: Email this article :: Print this article



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Audible Treats Announce Two SXSW Showcases

Talib Kweli, Acrylics, Hiero, J*Davey, Black Milk, Poirier, Nottz, & More To Perform On Thursday & Friday, Sponsored By Blacksmith Music, FLüD Watches, Prefix.com, And More

(March 2, 2011 - New York, NY) Premier lifestyle and entertainment marketing firm Audible Treats is pleased to announce that they will be producing two official SXSW showcases this year. Their 2nd Annual Official SXSW Hip-Hop Showcase will take place on Thursday, March 17th at The Scoot Inn and will feature a solid line-up of legendary and rising hip-hop artists including Talib Kweli, Casual, Pep Love, and Opio of The Hieroglyphics, Nottz, Black Milk, Strong Arm Steady, Derek 32Zero, DJ Toure, Moe Green, TRUTHLiVE, Kokayi, The Niceguys, DaVinci, Erk Tha Jerk, Roach Gigz, League510, and Kyle Rapps, with producer IMAKEMADBEATS serving as the official DJ for the night. The second showcase, co-curated by PrefixMag.com, will take place the following night, Friday, March 18th, at Nuvola and will feature a mixture of the some of the best electronic and hip-hop acts with J*Davey, Acrylics, Moe Green, Poirier, Roach Gigz, DaVinci, and Headless Horseman with DJ Eleven serving as the official DJ for the night.

Audible Treats co-founders Michelle McDevitt and Gavin Rhodes are excited to share their company's recent expansion into electronic and indie rock music by producing a wholly separate showcase for Friday night. Says McDevitt, "Partnering with PrefixMag to curate an event that exhibits some of the best talent in electronic and hip-hop music for Friday night is a welcome development. We're also very excited to work with Blacksmith Music this year to help bring out Talib Kweli and Strong Arm Steady for our hip-hop showcase on Thursday night. Both alliances will allow us to create more amazing shows that will be long remembered."

Continuing a tradition that began with Audible Treats' inaugural CMJ Showcase in 2009, a number of exclusive, limited edition gift bags will be distributed throughout both evenings, courtesy of the showcase lifestyle sponsors. Throughout the events, Audible Treats will also distribute a limited number of premium items such as video games, watches, designer clothes, stickers, and music courtesy of premium lifestyle partners FLüD Watches, IMKING Clothing, Orisue Clothing, and Rocksmith Tokyo Clothing. "Our premium gift bags have become increasingly coveted each year. This year they'll include hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise, including exclusive watches from FLüD," says Marketing Manager Dan Friedman.

Audible Treats is a Brooklyn-based entertainment marketing and publicity firm specializing in print and online publicity and social media marketing. Working closely with the best record labels and lifestyle companies since 2004, Audible Treats creates customized, effective marketing and publicity campaigns for countless clients, ranging the spectrum from legacy artists to Grammy-winners to rising stars including T-Pain, Too $hort, Anthony Hamilton, Black Milk, The Pharcyde, Slightly Stoopid, J*DaVeY and many more. By combining out-of-the-box creative strategies with industry know-how, Audible Treats plays a vital role in assisting clients to meet their goals.

To keep up with all things Audible Treats leading up to and throughout SXSW, please visit http://www.audibletreats.com/download/sxsw2011 .

The Details:

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:30PM - 2:00AM
What: Audible Treats Official SXSW 2011 Hip-Hop Showcase featuring Talib Kweli, Strong Arm Steady, Hieroglyphics, Nottz & Derek 32Zero, Black Milk, Kokayi, DJ Toure w/ Truthlive & Moe Green, Erk Tha Jerk, Roach Gigz, DaVinci, Niceguys, League510, & Kyle Rapps
Showcase DJ: IMAKEMADBEATS
Where: The Scoot Inn @ 1308 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas
Facebook Event Link: http://tinyurl.com/ATSXSW2011 .

When: Thursday, March 18, 2011, 8:00PM - 2:00AM
What: Prefix & Audible Treats Official SXSW 2011 Showcase featuring J*Davey, Acrylics, Moe Green, Poirier, Roach Gigz, DaVinci, and Headless Horseman.
Showcase DJ: DJ Eleven.
Where: Nuvola @ 105 E. 5th Street, Austin, Texas
Facebook Event LInk: http://tinyurl.com/ATPREFIXSXSW2011 .



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