Myspace Heads to SXSW® with Secret Shows™

Three-Night Live Concert Series Offers Fans Free Tickets to See Artists They Connected to on New Myspace

Mar 07, 2013, 08:00 ET from Myspace

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning to Austin for the fifth year, Myspace (, announced today that it will bring its legendary Myspace Secret Shows® to an undisclosed downtown Austin location, March 14-16 during the SXSW Music Festival.

In true Secret Show fashion, audiences won't know who's performing until the day before each show, when they'll hear it directly from the artists themselves. The eclectic lineup will feature artists curated by Myspace to appeal to fans descending on the live music capital of the world. We wish we could say more, but it is a secret.

"Knowing how serious Austinites are about music, we thought they'd appreciate hearing it straight from their favorite artists first," said Christian Parkes, global vice president of marketing, Myspace. "We're bringing a diverse slate of talent to SXSW that's reflective of the democracy of the new Myspace."

The shows will be completely free and open to audiences on a first-come, first-served basis. Keeping in line with its promise to help connect artists with their fans, each Myspace Secret Show artist will decide how they want to get the word out, giving fans all the more reason to connect to their favorite artists on the new Myspace today.



It's a Secret


Myspace Secret Show


Thursday, March 14 Secret Show (artists announced March 13)

Friday, March 15 Secret Show (artists announced March 14)

Saturday, March 16 Secret Show (artists announced March 15)

Doors open at 10:00 p.m. CST


SXSW Music Festival

Myspace Secret Show venue to be announced by each artist


Artists will announce their Myspace Secret Show the day before their performance, sending a link for fans to connect with them on the new Myspace to get tickets. Once they've connected, fans will receive details on ticket pick-up location and timing.

About Myspace:
Myspace ( is a place where creative people come to connect, discover, and share. Showcasing artists and their work, the site gives people access to 53 million tracks and videos—the world's largest digital music library. With roots in music and social, the platform is built to empower all artists—from musicians and designers to writers and photographers—helping them connect with audiences, collaborators, and partners to achieve their goals. Through an open design, compelling editorial features, and analytics-based recommendations, Myspace creates a creative community of people who connect around mutual affinity and inspiration for the purpose of shaping, sharing, and discovering what's next.

For Myspace Secret Show media inquiries, tickets and credentials please contact:
Ivy Mollenkamp
Rogers & Cowan

Jennie Boddy
Press Here

For general Myspace media inquiries, please contact:
Neda Azarfar

SOURCE Myspace