IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2013
DALLAS/FORT WORTH: KXT 91.7 FM is one of five public radio stations banding together to present a live public radio and web simulcast from the South by Southwest (SXSW) music convention. Public Radio Rocks SXSW Day Stage will broadcast live on KXT 91.7 and online at kxt.org on Friday, March 15, beginning at 12:00 noon CT. The six-hour concert will feature performances by Charles Bradley, Dawes, Divine Fits, Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Pickwick and Vampire Weekend.
The Public Radio Rocks the SXSW Day Stage will be held at the AustinConvention Center. The day stage is in the convention center and is open to attendee with a music badge for SXSW.
Public Radio Rocks SXSW Day Stage represents the first combined effort by public radio stations to transmit to radio audiences a piece of the live musical excitement of the SXSW festival. Across the country, the concert will also be simulcast on public radio stations KUTX-FM/Austin, WXPN-FM/Philadelphia, WFUV-FM/New York and The Current/Minneapolis. Each participating station will broadcast the concert live on air and online.
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ABOUT KXT 91.7 FM:
KXT 91.7 FM is one of the public broadcasting stations operated by North Texas Public Broadcasting, a not-for-profit media network that also includes KERA 90.1 FM, KERA TV, KERA WORLD and Art&Seek. KXT began broadcasting in November 2009 and has a Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music format with a mix of acoustic, alt-country, indie rock, alternative and world music. Listen live to KXT and download the free mobile app at kxt.org.