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Things To Do At SXSW2018

Posted By : IHM, Posted On : March 14, 2018

IHM Artist Showcases and More at SXSW2018

It’s that time of the year again! SXSW2018 is on and if you’re in Austin, Indiehitmaker has some recommendations for how to spend the rest of your time.

Featured IHM Artists

Larkin Poe

Larkin Poe

Called “A sister act with staying power” by NPR, Larkin Poe are a duo of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists who are creating their own brand of rock and roll that’s gritty, soulful, and flavored by their southern heritage. Here’s where to catch Larkin Poe.

Thurs 3/15 6:15-7pm: Southwest Invasion @ Whole Foods Rooftop – Free w/ RSVP

Fri 3/16 6-7pm: Feedbands Dashfest @ Cenote – Free 10-10:40pm: Official SXSW Showcase @ Stubb’s – supporting Keith Urban – Badges/Wristbands

Sat 3/17 12-12:30pm: Miles Davis House @ Antone’s – Free 2-2:30pm: ROSQUATCH ~ A Hairy & Sweaty Party @ Swan Dive – Free

Unbreakable Bloodline

unbreakable bloodline

Two-time Georgia Music Award Winners, Unbreakable Bloodline return to Austin for Red Gorilla Music Fest (Unofficial SXSW showcases) this year for even more performances on the heels of their sophomore release Anti-Gravity. Here’s where you can still catch the Albany, GA favorites:

Thursday 3/15 Chuggin’ Monkey 10:00-10:40 pm 219 E. 6th Street

Friday 3/16 The Dizzy Rooster 2:00-2:40 pm 306 E. 6th Street

Friday 3/16 Location TBA Evening Show… The Dirty 6th!

Saturday 3/17 Unbarlievable 7:00-7:40pm 76 Rainey Street

Saturday 3/17 Aquarium 10:30-11:10 pm 403 E. 6th Street


Speaking Events

Merch Cat’s Vanessa Ferrer

merch cat vanessa ferrer Vanessa Ferrer has been a successful businesswoman for over 15 years in finance and artist management. With an M.S. in Real Estate Finance & Investment, and after managing several touring clients and consulting with high-profile industry professionals, Ferrer used her multi-faceted background to develop and launch (2015) Merch Cat, a musician-friendly platform for music artists to sell and manage merchandise at live shows. Check out her panel Master Your Merch Strategy & Maximize its Potential” at the Austin Convention Center room 13AB.  

Kristin Westcott Grant

Kristin Westcott Grant is the CEO of Westcott Multimedia and a colleague, friend, and data analyst Sherpa of IHM. With years of invaluable industry experience, check out her talk How Labels Should Think About Artificial Intelligence at the Austin Convention Center Room 15.  

Week 10 IHM Charting Artists

Dave Weasel

Dave Weasel debuts on Billboard comedy albums week 10

Indiehitmaker is not just for music artists. Dave Weasel gets the Hot Shot debut by reporting online sales of his latest stand up comedy album as a Dropkick Artist.  


Momentum continues to build as Arielle enters her 4th week on the Billboard charts by reporting her sales as a Dropkick Artist.

Emcee N.I.C.E

Emcee N.I.C.E climbs to the #1 spot on the Soundscan Top 100 Singles chart with his new release by reporting online and mail order sales as a Dropkick Artist.
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