The Quantum Collective, an innovative music marketing company that brings musicians, artists, celebrities and consumer brands together through original programs and live events, is pleased to announce their annual Southwest Invasion event, taking place on Friday, March 14 & Saturday March 15th at the Whole Foods Flagship Rooftop Plaza in Austin, TX.
For the third year in a row, the Quantum Collective will be touching down in Austin during SXSW with one of the most talked about live music events of the year. This FREE, all ages event is open to the public, and is sure to be two full days of music, food and fun from 10am – 10pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, supporting struggling families around the world.
Previous Southwest Invasion showcases were a tremendous success, featuring performances by Imagine Dragons, The Lumineers, Capital Cities, ZZ Ward, Twin Forks featuring Chris Carrabba, Pentatonix, Rick Springfield, Andrew McMahon, The Chevin, Rachael Yamagata, Diane Birch, Kenny Loggins, Delta Rae and others. This year’s confirmed performers include:
Lisa Marie Presley – Matisyahu – A Great Big World – Bad Things – G. Love – Suzanne Vega – Barcelona – Mary Lambert – Wakey!Wakey! – Boy & Bear – Dirty Vegas – Semi Precious Weapons – Kris Allen – We Were Promised Jetpacks – In The Valley Below – Andrew Belle – Bleaux – The Last Internationale – Queen Caveat – Leopold and his Fiction – OK SWEETHEART – The Growl – Finish Ticket – Leftover Cuties – The Flavr Blue – Keaton Simons & Deantoni Parks’ Best Revenge
Dan Silver, Quantum Collective founder says, “This is going to be an amazing third year for Quantum Collective! We’re ready to invade and are super excited to have rock royalty on-stage alongside some of the best new artists and bands. It’s an eclectic line-up that should really excite all! Get ready to party and see amazing live music for 2 days at the Whole Foods Rooftoop Plaza!”
Additional artists will be announced soon. Sponsors and Partners past and present include Amazon MP3, IZZE Sparkling Juice, Fitbit, Manic Monkee Marketing, O.N.E. Coconut Water, Lone Star, Riptide Music, Section 101, Whole Foods, Whole Planet, Strongbow Hard Cider, Red Boot PR, and others.
About Quantum Collective
The founders of Quantum Collective include Liz Leahy, CEO of Music Tech Company Section 101, which provides simple and effective solutions for music artists and brands to manage and maximize their online presence. Section 101 offers both a premium service and “Do-It-Yourself” website solution for musicians, authors, filmmakers and entertainment companies. Liz is instrumental in driving the Quantum Collective brand and her team provides all of the original creative design and direction for the event, online content, web design and hosting.
Dan Silver is VP of Creative and Sr. Producer at RipTide Music, a Sync focused Publishing Company specializing in worldwide placements for Advertising, Film, Television, Film Trailers, and Video Games. As co-founder, Dan’s unique approach to curating live talent for the Quantum Collective continues to yield a stellar two-day line-up including emerging and well-established artists. Also being an Artist and Producer himself, Dan brings artistic perspective as Co-producer of the event.
Allie Shaw, founder of Manic Monkee, an Artist Management, Brand Development, Sponsorship and Event Planning company. She was recently named Chief Marketing Officer of Jammer.fm a platform that gives artists and brands that push content out to social media a dashboard to see all the consumer activity. Allie is instrument in bringing together key sponsors and partners for the Quantum Collective.