Watch Performances from; Antonio Lizana, Alien Tango, Bizanga, Belako, Candeleros & Marem Ladson
Los Angeles, CA (February 4, 2020) — Once again, six Spanish bands will meet in Austin to participate and perform at Sounds from Spain official showcases at South by Southwest 2020 (SXSW). The bands featured this year will include performances from: Antonio Lizana, Alien Tango, Belako, Biznaga, Candeleros and Marem Ladson.
Sounds from Spain’s renowned, ‘Paella Party’ will take place at a new location this year and will definitely once again be one of SXSW annual highlights taking place on Wednesday, March 18th at Half Step, on Rainey Street. The second official showcase will take place the following night on March 19th (venue TBD).
In addition to the concerts, Sounds from Spain also organizes a Spanish pavilion, where ten Spanish companies will participate to discuss Spain’s cultural internalization. The companies selected work in management, distribution, record production and technological services and will be available during the SXSW conference inside the Austin Convention Center to meet with international industry professionals.
The Spanish companies participating at SXSW 2020 include: 3 Notes Management, Artist On The Way, Comunica de Cero, Ground Control Madrid, Holy Cuervo, La Bodega Estudio de Grabación, Live Nation Spain, Mont Ventoux, Quimeras del Mar and Tierra Candela. Along with them, the Andalusian international promotion organization, Extenda, will also participate.
On Thursday, March 19th, a Brunch will be organized with international professionals so that they can meet the Spanish companies. That same day a Meet-Up will be held at the Austin Convention Center (locationTBA).
SXSW 2020 brings together over 15,000 professionals and hosts 2,000 concerts during the week of the festival.
Spain provides original talent that, together with gastronomy, turn the participation of Sounds from Spain into a showcase of creativity and excellence of our music industry.
About Sounds from Spain:
Sounds From Spain is the platform that was created to support the internationalization of the Spanish music industry, and includes public institutions as ICEX Spain Exportation and Inversions, the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music-INAEM, and private institutions as AIE Artists Association, SGAE Foundation representatives, the Association of Music Agents-ARTE, Music Producers Spain-Promusicae and the Independent Phonographic Union – UFI .
Our main goal is to foment the internationalization of the Spanish music, and for that we organise different activities abroad such as our participation in trade fairs, events and international music festival of relevance as South by South West, Womex, MusikMesse, Pulsar etc. We have conducted successful trade missions to the USA, China, Japan, Mexico and Argentina.
The prestige of the brand SOUNDS FROM SPAIN is an important asset for companies and Spanish bands in international markets.