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<p>@Sponsorship Opportunities: Warner Bros. Records@ SXSW Events Thursday, March 17, 2011.</p> <p>@</p> <p>3 Events</p> <p> Outdoor Acoustic Afternoon Premier Evening Listening Party Official SXSW Showcase</p> <p>@</p> <p>Outdoor Acoustic Afternoon</p> <p>@</p> <p>With acoustic performances from</p> <p>The Belle Brigade</p> <p>Surfer Blood</p> <p>Ximena Sariana</p> <p>Jessica Lea Mayfield</p> <p>Andrew McMahon (of Jacks Mannequin)</p> <p>Emmylou Harris (To Be Confirmed)</p> <p>@o</p> <p>Event Details</p> <p>o o</p> <p>o</p> <p>This unofficial, invite only event, will include our key partners in all formats at Radio, Press, Synch Licensing, Managers, Indie Retail, Marketing Partners, etc. Capacity: 150 People Demographic: 50% Male, 50% Female; Ages18-49; Musicians, Music Fans and Music Business Professionals Sponsorship Opportunities will include: o Sponsors name on the event invites o Opportunity to sample via gift bags or on-site sampling opportunities (i.e.: makeovers, accessories, etc.) o Artist interviews o Inclusion on Artists sites and social networks o 20 tickets to the event o Custom Contesting o More customized opportunities are available</p> <p>@</p> <p>Press Confirmed to Attend:</p> <p>@</p> <p>Venue</p> <p>hotelSAINT CECILIA</p> <p>o</p> <p>Thursday Afternoon Acoustic Event in the yard outside The Hotel St. Cecilia. Hotel St. Cecilia is a secluded estate in Austins South Congress district. Named in honor of the patron saint of music and poetry. These accommodations take inspiration from the experimentation of 60s writers like William Burroughs, the daring and extravagance of groups like The Rolling Stones in the early 70s and the defiance of convention embodied by artists like Miro and Warhol in the late 50s and early 60s.</p> <p>o</p> <p>@</p> <p>PerformersThe Belle Brigade Genre: Alternative/Folk Critically acclaimed sibling act currently KCRW voted best local band in L.A. Debut Album to be released April 2011. www.thebellebrigade.com</p> <p>Ximena Sariana Genre: Latin Pop/Alternative Grammy and Latin Grammy nominated artist. English-language debut to be Released in 2011. www.ximenamusic.com</p> <p>@Andrew McMahon (of Jacks Mannequin) Genre: Pop Former frontman for Something Corporate. Has sold nearly 500k with Jacks Mannequin. New Album in 2011. www.jacksmannequin.com Jessica Lea Mayfield Genre: Alternative Pop Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter. Debut indie release garnered an 8.2 Rating on Pitchfork. New Album in 2011 www.jessicaleamayfield.com Surfer Blood Genre: Alternative Indie release Astro Coast has sold over 40k Since January 2010 www.surferblood.com</p> <p>@</p> <p>Premier Evening Listening Party</p> <p>@</p> <p>Album Listening PartyExclusive cocktail party at hotel SAINT CECILIA following afternoon performances, playing unreleased, advanced music from R.E.M., Stevie Nicks, KD Lang, Emmylou Harris, Jacks Mannequin and more.</p> <p>o</p> <p>@</p> <p>Official SXSW Showcase</p> <p>@</p> <p>With performances from</p> <p>The Belle Brigade</p> <p>Surfer Blood</p> <p>Ximena Sariana</p> <p>Theophilus London</p> <p>Neon Hitch</p> <p>Gary Clark Jr</p> <p>@</p> <p>Event Details</p> <p>o o o</p> <p>o</p> <p>This official SXSW event, is open to all SXSW attendees Capacity: 350 people Demographic: 50% Male, 50% Female; Ages18-49; Musicians, Music Fans and Music Business Professionals Sponsorship Opportunities will include: o Sponsors name on the event banner o Placement of signage and POS throughout venue o Inclusion on Artists sites, social networks, and email blasts to all fans. o Customized opportunities are available o 20 tickets to the event, VIP section o For alcohol and spirits: bar, napkin, and coaster placement</p> <p>@</p> <p>Press Confirmed to Attend:</p> <p>@</p> <p>Venue</p> <p>Habana Bar709 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701 A favorite SXSW hangout, located in the heart of all the activity.</p> <p>@The Belle Brigade Genre: Alternative/Folk Critically acclaimed sibling act currently KCRW voted best local band in L.A. Debut Album to be released April 2011. www.thebellebrigade.com</p> <p>Performers</p> <p>Ximena Sariana Genre: Latin Pop/Alternative Grammy and Latin Grammy nominated artist. English-language debut to be Released in 2011. www.ximenamusic.com</p> <p>Gary Clark Jr. Genre: Blues Prolific guitar player Born and raised in Austin, TX www.garyclarkjr.com</p> <p>@Neon Hitch Genre: Electro/Pop British Singer and Songwriter Co-Wrote singles with Ke$ha and 30H!3 Debut album 2011 Produced by Benny Blanco www.myspace.com/neonhitch Theophilus London Genre: Hip Hop/Electronic See and Hear Theophilus in ads from Mt. Dew, Old Bushmill, Cole Haan theophiluslondon.net</p> <p>Surfer Blood Genre: Alternative Indie release Astro Coast has sold over 40k Since January 2010 www.surferblood.com</p> <p>20</p> <p>21</p> <p>Debut album certified platinum in Mexico with sales of over 100K Nominated for a Grammy (Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album) and 3 Latin Grammy Awards Won MTVLA Best New Artist of 2008 4.7MM+ plays on MySpace Top 10 on Mexican Twitter with 376K+ followers Rolling Stone called Ximenas debut one of the strongest debuts from a female singersongwriter since Norah Jones"</p> <p>At age four, Ximena Sarianas acting career began. Eleven films and three telenovelas later, Ximena decided to pursue her passion for music, earning a scholarship to study at the Berklee School of Music. Her debut album, Mediocre, was released in 2008 in Mexico, where it quickly shot to #1 and went platinum. Now, Ximena has completed her first English speaking record for Warner Music, which will be released in early 2011, produced by Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen, Devo, The Bird and the Bee), Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Foals) and Natalia Lafourcade.</p> <p>XIMENA</p> <p>Jacks Mannequin</p> <p>If you had to describe Jacks Mannequin in one word that word would be powerful. The solo project of Something Corporates Andrew McMahon allows the much respected singer/songwriter/piano player to cut loose and craft music that is piano-driven rock/pop which is an emotional and inspirational reflection on the many roads life takes us down. - The Glass Passenger released September 2008 -Currently writing for new album late 2011 release - MySpace: - 9.5 MM Views - Over 200K friends and growing - 34MM+ Total Plays - "The Resolution" (first single from TGP) nearly 70k plays in first 5 days - TV Appearances: - MTV, MTV's TRL, VH1, VH1 Top 20 Countdown (#1 Video), Fuse - Press: - Cover of Alternative Press - Proclaimed The Glass Passenger as the "Most Anticipated Album of 2008" - Tour: - Toured with the Fray, followed by headlining tour in 2010 - Headlined Sold Out Theater tour Winter 2008. - Tour support for, Paramore (Summer 2008), Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, The Plain White T's, Dashboard Confessional, Hellogoodbye, Ben Folds, The Academy Is, Blue October, O.A.R. - Have played Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bamboozle, Hoodwink and SWSW Festivals - Sales: - Debut Album Everything In Transit sold over 1MM digital tracks. The Glass Passenger has sold more than 150K copies and 300K digital tracks. - Demo: - Males/Females 13-35</p> <p>Updated 11-8-2010</p> <p>@</p> <p>SVP, Brand Partnerships and Licensing</p> <p>Lori Feldman</p> <p>212-707-3216 Lori.Feldman@wbr.com</p>