ASCAP’s On the Come Up: SXSW Edition Raises the Roof in Austin

Prince Charlez, Taliwhoah, Zoey Dollaz, DaniLeigh, Erick Lottary, Chris Stylez and more deliver the goods at world’s largest music festival

ASCAP Urban Presents: On the Come Up SXSW Edition

March 6, 2018

SHOWCASE: ASCAP Presents On the Come Up - SXSW Edition, Sponsored by Rostrum Records

March 14, 7pm @ Half Step, 75 1/2 Rainey Street, Austin, TX (Ages 21 and Up), Free with SXSW Badge or Wristband Featuring performances by Zoey Dollaz, DaniLeigh, Prince Charlez, Taliwhoah, Chris Stylez and Erik Lottary; Sounds by DJ C. DeVone

PANEL: Mars or Bust: Designing the Future of Humanity
March 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC
It’s not just the final frontier, it’s the NEXT frontier. Interest in life on the Red Planet is at an all-time high, as the world’s leading designers, thinkers and makers envision how human life would and could function on Mars. This panel of experts, including ASCAP composer Board member Joel Beckerman, will discuss the multi-sensory sensations that could make up life in the future and how we can experience this colonization now through entertainment experiences.

PANEL: How to Get the Best Music for Your Project
March 13, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, Austin Convention Center, Room 15
Original film score or licensed music? From hiring a composer or Music Supervisor to clearing your music & music related residuals, we will answer real world questions & explain how to stick to your critically important post-production budget. What does it REALLY cost to get good music & who do I owe once distribution starts? Too many producers don't think about music for their project until there is no time OR $$ left. ASCAP Associate Director of Pop Rock Membership Tim Maginnis participates in this panel to help you avoid costly mistakes & explain common traps for every budget:

SONG CAMP: ASCAP Co-sponsors SXSW Songs
This annual writing camp runs from Sunday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 13 at Austin’s Arlyn Studios. Complementary programming on Wednesday, March 14 includes the SXSW Songs wrap-up panel “Co-Write!”, along with an industry event and listening party showcasing the completed songs at the House of Scandinavia from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at 340 E 2nd St.

SXSW Songs will feature a slate of 19 participants hailing from seven countries. The SXSW Songs lineup is selected by an advisory board drawn from international management companies, music publishers and performing rights societies. SXSW Songs advisors include industry professionals from Prescription Songs (US), Tileyard Music (UK), Budde Music (Germany) and Universal Music Publishing Group (Scandinavia).

SXSW conference programming on songwriting also features Golden Globe and Grammy-nominated songwriter Savan Kotecha, who will share a personal look into the business of successful songwriting in a Featured Speaker interview on March 14.

SXSW Songs debuted in 2017 with a slate of 15 participants hailing from 10 countries, including the US, UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Australia and Singapore. SXSW Songs 2018 is sponsored by ASCAP, Stem, Gibson and inMusic. Some writers’ support provided by PRS Foundation, APRA AMCOS, Music Norway and Music Finland.