Date: Saturday, March 20, 2010 - 8:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours
SXSW Bounce Showcase and the "Where They At" Multimedia Exhibit Announced
Street-level New Orleans dance-party hip-hop arrives at SXSW 2010 with an official showcase and a groundbreaking multimedia exhibition. The New Orleans Block Party bounce package tour has partnered up with the “Where They At” photo-documentary exhibit at SXSW to unleash a full weekend of ass-shaking action NOLA-style.
Bounce music is raw, irresistible hip-hop dance music born in the streets of New Orleans with deep roots in that city’s Mardi Gras Indian and brass band traditions. The New Orleans Block Party is a cavalcade of 7 pioneering New Orleans bounce artists, produced a by a crew of local DJs and promoters making their first appearances as SXSW after careers that top ten years rocking the streets and clubs of New Orleans.
Learn more at http://www.wheretheyatnola.com/
Featured artists at SXSW: Ms Tee, Magnolia Shorty, Katey Red, Vockah Redu, Partners-N-Crime, DJ Jubilee, Big Freedia
NEW ORLEANS BLOCK PARTY OFFICIAL BOUNCE SHOWCASE
DAY PARTY in conjunction with “Where They At”
1-5 pm Saturday, March 20
Birdhouse Gallery, 1304 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX