BBC Introducing and PRS for Music Foundation will be hosting an official showcase at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.
BBC Introducing and PRS for Music for Foundation will have a stage at Latitude 30 and on Wednesday 18th March, six specially chosen acts from the UK will perform at their showcase.
The line-up was chosen by a panel which included PRS for Music Foundation, Radio 6Music DJ Steve Lamacq and Radio 1 DJ and BBC Introducing champion, Huw Stephens, and consists of Spring King, SOAK, Blossoms and Gengahr alongside Little Simz and Jack Garratt.
Together, BBC Introducing and PRS Foundation, have given these 6 artists the opportunity to perform at SXSW by providing them a platform to be seen at an international showcase.
There will be live BBC Radio broadcasts from SXSW with Huw Stephens live on Radio 1 on Wednesday 18th March (GMT 10pm – 1am CST 4pm – 7pm), Steve Lamacq live on 6 Music on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th March (GMT 4pm – 7pm CST 10am – 1pm) and Dermot O’Leary live on Radio 2 on Saturday 21st March (GMT 3pm – 6pm CST 9am – 12pm).
Head to the BBC Introducing and PRS for Music Foundation blog here