Quantum Collective Announces Full Line Up & Media Partnership With Relix Magazine For 3rd Annual Whole Foods "Southwest Invasion" in Austin, March 14-15

Featuring Lisa Marie Presley, A Great Big World, Matisyahu, G. Love, Suzanne Vega, Bad Things, Mary Lambert & Barcelona

NEW YORK, NY -- Innovative music marketing company Quantum Collective is excited to announce the full line up and schedule, as well as media partnership with Relix Magazine, for their annual Southwest Invasion event, taking place during SXSW on Friday, March 14 &Saturday, March 15th at the Whole Foods Flagship Rooftop Plaza in Austin, TX (525 N Lamar Blvd). This freeall 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 to empower women entrepreneurs to change their own lives.
RSVP for the event is encouraged for the public at http://qc2014.eventbrite.com/.

Relix Magazine is currently celebrating 40 years of music coverage. Their print and online editions (relix.com and jambands.com) feature band interviews, album reviews, concert listings, music videos, podcasts, musician classifieds, and show reviews. Relix will be on site at the event in the Relix & Red Boot press lounge to offer information to the public and editorial coverage for the performers.
“We are ecstatic about the partnership between Relix Magazine and the Quantum Collective. We are huge fans of both the magazine’s culture and content, which complements the outstanding line up for this year’s Southwest Invasion; it’s a match made in musical heaven.” -- Liz Leahy, CEO of Section 101

This year’s Southwest Invasion line up is as follows: 
FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
10:25am – Jamie Kent
11:00am – Leftover Cuties
11:35am – Finish Ticket
12:45pm – G. Love
1:25pm – In The Valley Below
2:00pm – Matisyahu
2:45pm – A Great Big World
3:30pm – Bad Things
4:20pm – Kris Allen
5:10pm – Barcelona
6:00pm – Lisa Marie Presley
7:00pm – The Last Internationale
7:45pm – Queen Caveat
8:25pm – Special Guest 
9:15pm – Special Guest 

10:25am – Deluka
11:00am – Blacklist Royals
11:35am – The Growl
12:10pm – Leopold And His Fiction
12:45pm – Boy & Bear
1:25pm – Andrew Belle
2:00pm – Wakey!Wakey!
2:40pm – Mary Lambert
3:30pm – Suzanne Vega
4:20pm – Dirty Vegas
5:10pm – We Were Promised Jetpacks
6:00pm – Special Guest
7:00pm – Keaton Simons & Deantoni Parks’ Best Revenge
7:40pm – The Flavr Blue
8:25pm – Bleaux
9:15pm – Special Guest

Additional sponsors and partners of the Southwest Invasion include Fitbit, IZZE sparkling juice, O.N.E Coconut Water, Tikly ticketing, Section 101, RipTide Music Group, Big Ass Canvas, Manic Monkee, Caroline Distribution, Red Boot PR, Austin Fusion Magazine, Santa Fe Brewing Company, ATX Music, Jabra, Uber, Whole Foods and Whole Planet Foundation.  
Attendees can enter to win a pair of VIP passes to the event. Passes include cut the line access straight to VIP seating, free food and beverages, plus meet and greets with the artists. Visit http://QuantumCollective.com/VIP to enter to win. 
Information on this year’s artists, as well as videos from last year’s performances can be found at http://QuantumCollective.com.

About Quantum Collective
The founders of the 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 who just announced their merger with pigFACTORY to create RIPTIDE MUSIC GROUP; 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 instrumental in bringing together key sponsors and partners for the Quantum Collective.

Interested brand and media partners are welcome to inquire about the Southwest Invasion.
@QuantumCollect • #Quantum Party • Info@QuantumCollective.com 
http://QuantumCollective.com • http://SouthwestInvasion.com

CONTACT: Laura Goldfarb, Red Boot PR 
Laura@redbootpr.com • (617) 407-7284   
Press passes, interviews on site with artists and promo materials are available upon request.
Download digital poster: http://bit.ly/quantumcollective-2014-digitialposter


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