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The popular The Blast Live music extravaganza returns to SXSW with over 20 music artists performing over the course of two jam packed days


March 9, 2018 (New York, NY) – Digiwaxx Media brings their ubiquitous Blast Live music series back to Austin, Texas for the fourth year during the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival as an official SXSW event. This year’s concert will be amplified by a full two-day activation beginning on Thursday, March 15th and ending on Friday, March 16th and will feature Wyclef Jean and Talib Kweli alongside DJ Ryan Wolf, The Chopstars and a host of influential music artists that are making noise on the hip-hop, rap and alternative music scene. The popular annual event will take place at the Highland Lounge (404 Colorado Street, Austin TX) with doors opening at 7:00 PM and the much anticipated shows beginning at 7:45 PM each day. With past Blast Live participants who include, Morgan Heritage, Ace Hood, Gyptian, Tish Hyman, Trevor Jackson, Ro James, Young Paris, PNB Rock, and Audio Push, this year’s festivities continue the guaranteed palpable energy established in years prior.


SXSW has positioned itself as the apex of today’s hottest music from both established and new artists alike. As a company that prides itself on having its pulse on the ever-changing music scene, Digiwaxx has long established SXSW as a festival necessary of its brand presence and has brought The Blast Live to the forefront since 2007, initially as an independent event, to showcase the best of the best in music. “As an international festival, SXSW is the perfect platform for The Blast Live showcase with our carefully curated diverse offering of talent from around the world,” says Corey “CL” Llewellyn, CEO and founder of Digiwaxx Media. “This year we have music acts from all points of the globe including the US, Jamaica, Nigeria, South Africa, the UK, and Ghana. Each artist on our bill is a direct representation of the wide reach of music and its impact on a global scale.”


In addition to Wyclef Jean and Talib Kweli, this year’s roster includes notable international acts such as AKA, Seyi Shay, Adekunle Gold, and Kwesta, who was a crowd favorite last year. Other featured artists include R&B singers Porcelan, and ImSoMaleek, rock-soul band Quantum Split, and Vina Love - a talented upcoming artist, daughter of legendary DJ and rapper Kid Capri, who has been making a name for herself throughout the cut throat music industry. Each artist will grace the stage in front of an eager and excited crowd and will show the world their talents, front and center on the main stage.

For the full artist roster please visit, and to view Thursday and Friday’s full lineup respectively.

Priority access to The Blast Live show will be for attendees with the SXSW music badge/wristband.  
Tickets will also be available for purchase on the day of the shows for $12 (cash only) on a first come first served basis at the door.



Digiwaxx Media is a premier marketing and promotions agency serving all corners of the market with an unsurpassed niche in urban lifestyle. With music at the core of this culture, Digiwaxx is situated where things really happen now: at the intersection of recording studios, radio stations, DJ booths, concert venues, and online sites, where creative innovators, cultural influencers, entrepreneurs and fans converge. Please visit the official website at


Kasey Woods