It's here -- SXSW Music -- a whole week filled with a mix of music and entertainment industry conferences, discussions and performances. This Thursday at 3:30pm, head to The Austin Convention Center's room 18D to join Tom Windish at the Smart Touring (Don't Lose Your Shirt) panel. Here, renowned music professionals from all over will discuss their secrets to crafting a successful and profitable tour.
Having trouble deciding what shows to attend in Austin next week? We can help. On Friday, we'll be hosting our annual SXSW day party at House of Vans at Mohawk, promptly followed by a night of dancing with an electronic lineup at Haven. And if you still want more, The Windish Agency's artists are performing at more than 400 other events around Austin next week.
We've decided to keep the party going after our annual SXSW day party on Friday, March 14. Spend an afternoon of music galore at Mohawk 12-6pm, then head to Haven on Colorado Street at 8pm and dance through the night until 2am with Caspa, Cashmere Cat, Bixel Boys and more. Click through to see the full lineup and RSVP to stay up-to-date on SXSW happenings.
This month's Agent Playlist Series is provided by Sam Hunt. Sam was the agency's second employee, and as he nears his 10th anniversary with The Windish Agency, takes us on a musical stroll down memory lane. Read on for more from Sam, and stream the 31-track playlist below.
February 19-21, Pollstar Live! returns, drawing music professionals to Nashville for three days of discussions, thoughtful evaluation and future planning for the touring industry. On Friday the 21st, founder Tom Windish and agent Sam Hunt will head south to partake in “Meet Agents, Make Deals, & Free Beer,” a sit-down with respected booking experts from more than 30 agencies. Stop by the Legends A-D room 3:30 to 5:30pm to wheel and deal, or simply say hello and catch up.
SXSW Music takes over Austin,TX March 11-16, and with only 28 days until our annual day party with House of Vans at Mohawk, we couldn't be more excited. Today, we're ready to reveal our two-stage, 13-act lineup for the annual event, including headlining performances by Phantogram and Chet Faker. Read on for the full lineup, and be sure to RSVP for updates leading up to SXSW.
Spring is coming, and up with the flowers come a slew of new releases. New York agent Doug Croy is here to help you find your future favorite records in this month's Agent Playlist Series. Featuring some of his most anticipated 2014 releases, this 28-track mixtape includes music by Phantogram, tUnE-yArDs, Majical Cloudz, Kate Boy and more.
The Windish Agency would like to extend hearty congratulations to all our artists honored at the 56th annual GRAMMY awards show! Lorde was presented with her first ever GRAMMY for Best Pop Solo Performance, followed by a second honor for Song of the Year. Giorgio Moroder and Panda Bear also saw recognition for their work on Daft Punk's Album of the Year-winning Random Access Memories, and Windish newcomer La Santa Cecilia went home with Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for Treinta Días.
This March we're heading back to Austin, TX for a week of good times and great tunes at SXSW Music. In Windish tradition, we'll be hosting an annual day party propelled by performances from our extensive roster. This year, we're teaming up with House of Vans at Mohawk on Friday, March 14 for an afternoon of non-stop live music across two stages.