In Celebration of the Documentary Film, BIG EASY EXPRESS, Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show Will Host a Free Encore Screening of the Film and Perform a Special Concert at Austin High School to be Presented by Myspace
SCREENING AND CONCERT TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 17 AT 8:00 PM
LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Myspace (www.myspace.com), a leading social entertainment destination that connects artists and fans with the content they crave, announced today they will present a free encore screening of the documentary film, BIG EASY EXPRESS, along with a special concert featuring Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons with members of Old Crow Medicine Show.
Starting at 8:00 PM on March 17at Austin High School, Myspace along with all the bands will present what is sure to be a memorable event, which will include an encore screening of BIG EASY EXPRESS, the new documentary film from Emmett Malloy that captures the incredible musical journey of L.A.'s Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Grammy Award® nominated Mumford & Sons, and Nashville's Old Crow Medicine Show as the bands set out to tour across America by train in 2011. BIG EASY EXPRESS will have its official world premiere screening during SXSW® earlier in the day at Austin's Paramount Theatre. For further information about the film, visit www.bigeasyexpress.com.
Immediately following the free screening, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons with members of Old Crow Medicine Show will take the stage for a special live performance to thank fans and the local Austin community for their support during the making of the documentary. Myspace will live stream the concert to fans across the world starting at 9:15 PM CST at www.myspace.com. Myspace subscribers will be able to view a high-definition stream of the complete concert through Sunday, March 18.
"These great bands embody the spirit of Myspace, whose heritage is rooted in a commitment to independent voices, giving them a stage to share their music and art with fans," said Chris Vanderhook, COO, Myspace. "Myspace has a lot to celebrate this year and we're thrilled to do it with our loyal community by bringing them this memorable experience."
"We chose to work with Myspace because we like rooting for the underdogs. A new fresh team over there aiming to empower artists and fans seemed to fit well with this event," said Bryan Ling, Producer, BIG EASY EXPRESS.
To attend the BIG EASY EXPRESS encore screening and concert, fans need to visit www.myspace.com/bigeasyexpress to RSVP for a free ticket (limit 1 per RSVP). An email confirmation will be sent to each guest outlining ticket pick-up instructions, event details as well as parking information.
Myspace Presents The Encore Screening Of BIG EASY EXPRESS + Special Concert By Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Mumford & Sons with members of Old Crow Medicine Show
Date / Time: Saturday, March 17 6:00 PM gates / 8:00 PM encore screening / 9:15 PM concert
Location: Austin High School 1715 West Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX 78703
Myspace, LLC. is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans. Myspace drives social interaction by providing a highly personalized experience around entertainment and connecting people to the music, TV, movies, and games that they love. These entertainment experiences are available through both online and offline and across multiple platforms and devices. Myspace is also the home of Myspace Music, which offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content to users and provides major, independent, and unsigned artists alike with the tools to reach new audiences. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA and is an affiliate of Specific Media.
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