Merge Records Hosting Annual Showcase at Parish

Written by Rory Burbeck | Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

SXSW 2014 Artist: Wye Oak

On Thursday, March 13, Merge Records will present their annual showcase at the SXSW Music Festival. The showcase will take place at a favorite music venue of Merge, Parish. If you are in Austin, come see a few of your favorite Merge bands and meet our new additions!

Merge Records was founded in the summer of 1989 by Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan - who will be speaking at the SXSW Music Conference - in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Currently located in Durham, North Carolina, with a roster that includes M. Ward and Dinosaur Jr., the label is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year!

Visit the Merge store to sample the most recent albums from all of the bands, and to pre-order their upcoming releases! Check out the Merge SoundCloud page for songs to hear now, too.

Merge Records 2014 SXSW Showcase
Thursday, March 13
The Parish (214 E. 6th St.)

7:45pm Vertical Scratchers
8:45pm Saint Rich
9:45pm Hospitality
10:45pm Ex Hex
11:45pm Wye Oak
12:45am Bob Mould

Wye Oak photo by Shervin Lainez