Published on March 10th, 2012 | by Alan Cross


“What If My Band Can’t Afford to Go to SXSW or CMW?”

South by Southwest is huge. Too huge, really. With so many bands playing at so many venues around the clock, it’s tough to get noticed.  For many band, then, the trek to Austin isn’t worth the expense.

This is where Couch by Couchwest comes in.  Check out the poster below and then submit your band’s video here.

About the Author

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker.

In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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One Response to “What If My Band Can’t Afford to Go to SXSW or CMW?”

  1. Thanks! We have at four Canadian acts set to "perform" with more on the way. Come join us on the couch! The level of talent is really quite extraordinary.

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