Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio will host an all-star SXSW Showcase featuring live performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tegan and Sara, Atlas Genius and Josh Baze at The Main, located in downtown Austin. iHeart listeners will also enjoy an exclusive Austin 2013 digital station that highlights the music of emerging artists and bands attending SXSW 2013.
Plus, Clear Channel’s Alternative LA Rocker 98.7 FM KYSR, will broadcast live from the 98.7 Broadcast Lounge at the Empire during SXSW. The station’s exclusive SXSW spotlight will feature live interviews and exclusive acoustic performances from some of the hottest up-and- coming artists.
Clear Channel will also host an official SXSW panel, “Navigating the Waters of Radio to Your Benefit,” which will discuss the social relevance of radio and its importance to music discovery. The panel will be moderated by Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms at Clear Channel, and will feature RedOne, one of the most successful and sought-after record producers and songwriters in popular music today; David Field, President & CEO of Entercom Communications; Daniel Glass, President & CEO of Glassnote Entertainment Group; and Peter Gray, SVP/Promotions at Warner Music Group.