Canadian Blast at SXSW 2012! Canadian Blast BBQ and Canada House Line Up Announced!
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March 2, 2012

CANADIAN BLAST is back at South by Southwest 2012 in Austin from March 13 through March 18. Canadian artists will be hard to miss at this annual event. With nearly 140 Canadian bands playing official SXSW showcases, this will be one for the record books.


Once again we will be kicking things off with the Canadian Blast Showcase & BBQ on Wednesday, March 14 from 3pm to 7pm at Brush Square Park (across from the Hilton/Convention Center) - an annual SXSW tradition featuring some of Canada's best up-and-coming artists including Library Voices, Whitehorse (feat. Melissa McLelland and Luke Doucet), Said the Whale, Zeus, Rich Aucoin and The Sheepdogs. See set times below . The BBQ is open to all Platinum and Music badge holders.

The party carries on at CANADA HOUSE at Trinity Hall (Old School Bar & Grill) upstairs on the corner of 6th and Trinity. From Noon until 6pm, Thursday, March 15 through Saturday, March 17, the giant Canadian flag will fly high and the music and hospitality will flow! Come enjoy great food and a nice beverage while catching bands that will be making history! See set times below. Priority entrance is given to guest list, wristband and badge holders.

For media inquiries/artwork/interviews:
Leah Selvidge
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For more information - Official Canadian Blast Website SXSW Section
To hear the bands - Canadian Blast SXSW Digital Sampler
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