WXPN, KUTX, KXT, WFUV And The Current Rock SXSW Day Stage
February 21, 2013 at 11:18 AM (PT)
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Triple A WXPN/PHILADELPHIA is one of five public radio stations banding together to present a public radio live radio broadcast and webcast from the SXSW Radio Day Stage at the AUSTIN, TX CONVENTION CENTER as part of the SXSW music convention on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, starting at 1p ET.
The Public Radio Rocks SXSW Day Stage live concert will feature performances by CHARLES BRADLEY, DAWES, DIVINE FITS, EMMYLOU HARRIS WITH RODNEY CROWELL, IRON & WINE, PICKWICK and VAMPIRE WEEKEND.
In addition to WXPN, the participating public radio stations are KUTX/AUSTIN, KXT/DALLAS, WFUV/NEW YORK and THE CURRENT/MINNEAPOLIS. Each station will broadcast the March 15 concert live on its airwaves and websites.
"WXPN has participated in past years on the SXSW Radio Day Stage with some fantastic bands like THE LUMINEERS, FATHER JOHN MISTY and CAITLIN ROSE," WXPN Assistant GM/Programming BRUCE WARREN said. "This year, working with my colleagues, we’re taking it to the next level: great radio stations banding together to present great music. And we’re doing it in a way that’s unique for public radio audiences."