St Pauls Lifestyle has news and comment on The Great Escape, Redfest, Takedown and LostAlone at SXSW
The Great Escape provides new and upcoming artists with a helpful platform on which to showcase themselves.
Among the massive line-up are artists like Billy Bragg, Bastille and Swim Deep...
Billy Bragg supporting Frank Turner at the Wembley Arena.
You can see more info on the line-up at The Great Escape on their website
As well as musical talent The Great Escape also features key note speakers covering topics on different aspects of the music industry.
These include Billy Bragg who's programme will be offering advice to newcomers in the industry.
Moving on ...
Redfest have a superb line-up this year including Bastille headlining - busy year for them - and the likes of Sharks, Feed The Rhino, Turbowolf, Bury Tomorrow, James Cleaver Quintet and Gnarwovles.
All brilliant acts - this is shaping up to be one decent festival.
Full line-up on their website
Takedown has announced a new set of acts -
- The Defiled
- Hang The Bastard
- Hey Vanity
- Our Hollow, Our Home
Finally, we hear that LOSTALONE - who are on The Great Escape's line-up, are to play SXSW
Having licensed their album “I’m A UFO In This City” to The End Records for a US release of April 2nd, LostAlone - another busy band - will be making the trip from Derby, England to Austin, Texas to play two shows at SXSW. We think you all know what we think of LostAlone - here. Interview here. We wish them luck at SXSW and reckon they'll go down a storm.
WED 13TH MARCH
318 Colorado St. (corner of W. 4th St and Colorado)
Austin, TX 78701
THURS 14TH MARCH
The End Records showcase
(between 8th & 9th St)