On Thursday, March 13, Merge Records will present their annual showcase at the SXSW Music Festival. The showcase will take place at a favorite music venue of Merge, Parish. If you are in Austin, come see a few of your favorite Merge bands and meet our new additions!
Merge Records was founded in the summer of 1989 by Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan - who will be speaking at the SXSW Music Conference - in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Currently located in Durham, North Carolina, with a roster that includes M. Ward and Dinosaur Jr., the label is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year!
Merge Records 2014 SXSW Showcase
Thursday, March 13
The Parish (214 E. 6th St.)
7:45pm Vertical Scratchers
8:45pm Saint Rich
10:45pm Ex Hex
11:45pm Wye Oak
12:45am Bob Mould
Wye Oak photo by Shervin Lainez