2017 Official Showcase Presenter
In 2012, Founder Andre Benz started Trap Nation at the age of 15 in a small bedroom in New Jersey. The channel rapidly rose to the forefront of the music curation movement. As the top group of music influencers today, Trap Nation has grown into a multi channel network now known as The Nations with a following of nearly 19MM and acquiring over 1MM subscribers a month. The Nations is the #1 music influencer network on YouTube and includes the top two fastest growing music channels, Trap Nation and Chill Nation.
Now Trap Nation is bringing their impeccable curating abilities to live events with their debut at SXSW in partnership with Monster Energy. Get ready for Trap Nation, Chill Nation, and Rap Nation nights in Austin at Monster Energy Outbreak House.
The Monster Energy Outbreak House is an extension of the nationally acclaimed Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Series. The action packed, multi genre, 4 day event will feature select SXSW standout artists vying for a chance to tour nationally on the branded touring platform. The Monster Energy Outbreak brand is notorious for showcasing emerging talent amidst their breakthrough moment.
Date: Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, Marth 18
Venue: Monster Energy Outbreak House (213 W. 5th St.)
Lineup: Young M.A, Ugly God, Illenium, Whethan, San Holo, Unlike Pluto, Ekali, Sweater Beats, Night Lovell, 24Hrs and many more.
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.