2017 Official Showcase Presenter
Innovative music curator Jazz Re:freshed and showcase producer British Underground are launching Outernational, a two year live music project highlighting artists at the frontline of UK jazz at SXSW 2017. The partnership includes a major stage at the festival in Austin followed by a series of showcase events in partnership with Brooklyn-based festival promoter Afropunk in Europe and North America. The showcasing programme, supported by funding from Arts Council England, will feature world-class emerging UK jazz artists currently shaping our understanding of the contemporary UK jazz genre. The SXSW showcase includes special guests Sarathy Korwar and GoGo Penguin presented by digital platform Jazz Standard.
Date: Wednesday, March 15
Venue: The Main II (603 Red River St.)
Lineup: Sarathy Korwar 8pm, GoGo Penguin 9pm, Native Dancer 10pm, Shabaka Hutchins 11pm, Moses Boyd Exodus 12am, Jazz Re:freshed Solidarity Jam 1am
Music and Platinum badgeholders receive primary access to official music showcases. SXSW Showcasing Artist wristbands and Music Festival wristbands have secondary access. All admissions subject to capacity. Exceptions to be noted in schedule listings and/or at venue entrances. Artists and lineup subject to change.