VuHaus to Live Stream From SXSW 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – March 2, 2016 – KUTX and nine of public radio’s most influential tastemakers present a special live radio broadcast and video stream from the SXSW Radio Day Stage powered by VuHaus at the Austin Convention Center.
VuHaus, the music discovery video platform that curates music videos from the nation’s most influential public radio stations, will be live streaming six hours of amazing performances from the SXSW Radio Day Stage on Friday March 18 from 12-6 p.m. CDT. The artist lineup was handpicked by the VuHaus stations and features:
12 p.m. – Jack Garratt
1 p.m. – Chrvches
2 p.m. – The Heavy
3 p.m. – Bombino
4 p.m. – Lucius
5 p.m. – Hinds
Viewers can watch live on VuHaus.com or via the VuHaus app, available on iOS and Android, the VuHaus stations’ websites, including KUTX.org and NPR Music. KUTX will provide listeners with opportunities to win tickets to see the show live.
“The SXSW Radio Day Stage is a unique collaboration from some incredible public radio stations,” said Program Director Mark Abuzzahab of VuHaus. “Now, for the first time ever, larger national audiences will be able to watch these amazing performances live on the VuHaus network.”
VuHaus is a growing network of the country’s most trusted music tastemakers that all share a common mission to support emerging artists and to be a premier music discovery source for audiences around the world: WFUV in New York City, KCRW in Los Angeles, KEXP in Seattle, WXPN in Philadelphia, KUTX in Austin, KTBG The Bridge in Kansas City, KXT in Dallas, opbmusic in Portland, Mountain Stage of West Virginia Public Broadcasting and KDHX in St. Louis.
The SXSW Radio Day Stage powered by VuHaus, located on the fourth floor of the Austin Convention Center in Ballroom D, is where registrants can grab a drink, connect to free wi-fi, relax and catch quality performances from buzz artists between sessions and workshops.
VuHaus (pronounced “view house”) is a non-profit, non-commercial organization comprised of public media’s leading Music Discovery radio stations. The human-curated, state-of-the-art music discovery video platform features performances from the studios of the participating stations, and is available via mobile and web.
The VuHaus stations film local, emerging and established artists playing live music in their studios, on location, and in intimate settings, with one-of-a-kind interviews, and live performance streams. VuHaus curates this exclusive content providing a single platform for music discovery in an ever-expanding video collection from America’s most vibrant music scenes.
The VuHaus network includes WFUV in New York City, KCRW in Los Angeles, WXPN in Philadelphia, KUTX in Austin, KTBG The Bridge in Kansas City, KEXP in Seattle, KXT in Dallas/Ft. Worth, opbmusic in Portland, Mountain Stage in West Virginia and KDHX in St. Louis. VuHaus received initial funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and is operated by its founding partner Public Media Company, a national non-profit organization focused on maximizing the impact of public media through innovation and strategic partnerships.
KUTX 98.9, The Austin Music Experience, is the independent, member-supported music service of KUT Public Radio. KUTX features fresh, cutting-edge music that matters to Austin, alongside iconic songs and established artists who continue to inspire. Programming includes live, one-of-a-kind performances in Studio 1A; the Austin Music Minute, the KUTX Song of the Day and My KUTX where artists and people in the music scene play DJ. More at KUTX.org and @KUTX.
Mark Abuzzahab, VuHaus, (303) 642-6003
Erin Geisler, KUTX, (512) 475-8071