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REVOLT News Presents "SXSW x REVOLT x 2014"

Half-hour special chronicling annual music festival premieres March 21st at 9pm EST only on REVOLT TV

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, REVOLT News Presents: "SXSW x REVOLT x 2014," a thirty-minute special offering fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the internationally renowned destination for performers, tastemakers and fans. Premiering March 21st at 9pm EST on REVOLT TV, the special follows REVOLT correspondents as they roam the streets to capture the excitement and energy surrounding the music experience.

A comprehensive recap of the five-day music soiree, "SXSW x REVOLT x 2014" features highlights from artist showcases, interviews from talent such as JAY Z, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Vampire Weekend, and The 1975, and sneak peeks at emerging artists such as Casey Veggies, Travi$ Scott, Dam-Funk and BadBadNotGood. The special will also cover what industry insiders have now dubbed, "Rapapalooza," as a result of the unprecedented attendance of hip-hop's elite artists. 

"We're so excited for fans to see SXSW through REVOLT's eyes," said Val Boreland, executive vice president of programming and production. "The next best thing to actually being in Austin, this special marks an important year in the festival's evolution and underscores REVOLT's commitment to delivering music news in real time and remaining at the forefront of the ever-changing music landscape."  

To view the trailer, please visit: http://youtu.be/G-5tSuVdfig

Encore Airings:
Saturday 3/22 at 7:30P-8P ET
Sunday 3/23 at 12:30P-1P ET
Sunday 3/23 at 12:30A-1A ET

CREDITS: Pace Bowden, Producer/Editor; Rahman Dukes, Executive Producer; Val Boreland, Executive Producer; Jason Arambulo, Co-Executive Producer and Jorge Alvarenga, Line Producer

Visit www.revolt.tv to confirm local channel listings. Follow REVOLT TV in social media for continued artist interviews, music news, and programming updates.

ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.

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Kai D. Wright
VP, Communications
[email protected]
(212) 500-2235

Anna Miller (42 West)
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(646) 467-9054

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