Bandsintown is the best source for concert discovery, helping emerging talent and artists of all kinds grow their careers. On Wednesday (March 14th), the platform hosted the Official Big Break Artist Showcase at SXSW this year for the very first time. The event took place at Javelina and featured performances from “Big Break” artists SISTERS, Sneaks, FOXTRAX, The Lagoons, and Peach Pit. Check out photos below.

Announced just last December, Bandsintown’s Big Break is a data-driven emerging artist program, it identifies artists who have grown the most between 100 and 5,000 Bandsintown trackers within a 6 month period. Then, artists receive promotion across Bandsintown’s digital network, in customized editorial, in-app features, brand partnerships, touring, special showcase opportunities, and social media promotion. When the program launchedlast year, Peach Pit‘s manager, Tristan Orchard said: “Bandsintown is really valuable in ensuring the group’s fans know about upcoming shows and it’s really awesome they’re supporting emerging artists.”

Thanks to their reach of 130 million music fans, 40 million registered concert goers and 450,000 touring artists, Bandsintown offers digital marketing solutions to reach the most engaged music fans as the premiere destination where artists and fans connect.

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