SESAC Official Showcase
The annual SESAC showcase, taking place on Wednesday, March 12 at Lambert's BBQ, promises a night filled with some of SESAC's most talented affiliates:
Lambert's BBQ is located at 401 West 2nd St (and Guadalupe St).
SESAC will join FADER in celebration of its 15th Anniversary and 90th issue at one of SXSW's hottest and most anticipated annual events, FADER FORT. From March 12-15, SESAC will enhance the VIP FADER FORT experience with a refreshing, throwback treat: flavored Snow Cones. Chromeo, Damon Albarn, FKA Twigs, The Orwells, Jeremih, Isaiah Rashad, and a series of special guests are scheduled to perform.
Americana Music Association (AMA) Showcases
SESAC will sponsor Americana Music Association showcases, a SXSW staple, which brings together genres from across America's musical landscape, from blues to folk to country, for two days of traditional Americana music.
SESAC is the nation's most progressive performing rights organization representing the best songwriters, composers and music publishers in every genre of music. Established in 1930, SESAC is the ONLY PRO to pay monthly royalties and was the FIRST among the PROs to pay songwriters and publishers for live performances. SESAC is known for its diversified repertory which includes genres ranging from Adult Contemporary, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Americana, Contemporary Christian, Latin, Country, Gospel, Dance, Classical and New Age. SESAC represents an impressive gallery of artist catalogs including Alice in Chains, Jerry Cantrell, Robert Johnson's "Crossroads," Paul Shaffer, RUSH, the Avett Brothers, Lady Antebellum, Thompson Square, Omarion, Swizz Beatz and Tommy Lee. SESAC also represents iconic songsmiths Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond. Additionally, SESAC has long represented the music on some of TV's biggest shows including Grey's Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother, Parenthood, Dateline NBC, Dr. Phil, Seinfeld, The Doctors, Late Show With Craig Ferguson & Two And A Half Mento name a few. Headquartered in Nashville, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. (www.sesac.com)