Depeche Mode Announce Showcase Presented by Yahoo! @ SXSW Music Festival on Friday, March 15th
Previously Announced Panel Discussion With The Band @ SXSW To Be Held on Wednesday, March 13th & Will Be Moderated By Jason Bentley—Music Director of KCRW in Los Angeles
Depeche Mode’s SXSW performance will be available on Yahoo! Music on March 26
(Columbia Records; New York, NY; March 8, 2013) – Following on the heels of their panel announcement, Depeche Mode have confirmed their first ever showcase at South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival on Friday, March 15th. Presented by Yahoo! the exclusive show will take place at Austin’s Brazos Hall with Depeche Mode scheduled to take the stage at 10pm. The concert will give lucky fans an exclusive preview of the band’s new album, Delta Machine, which is due out on Columbia Records on March 26th. SXSW will be holding a ticket lottery that will be open to SXSW Platinum and Music badge holders beginning TODAY at 12pm CST. For full ticketing details and show information please go to http://www.sxsw.com/ticket-drawings.
Depeche Mode released news earlier this week that they will also sit down for a discussion moderated by KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley. This unique look inside the legendary band will be held on Wednesday, March 13th at 5pm at the Austin Convention Center. The discussion is open to all Music and Platinum badges as well as Artist Wristbands.
The band’s new album, Delta Machine, was recorded over the last year in Santa Barbara, California and New York City and was produced by Ben Hillier and mixed by Flood. Alongside a standard CD format, Depeche Mode will release Delta Machine in an exclusive Deluxe Edition with four additional new tracks and accompanied by a 28 page hardcover book including photos by longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn. The first single, “Heaven,” was released earlier this month to critical acclaim. Depeche Mode will kick off their European tour on May 7th in Tel Aviv with North American tour details to be announced in the coming weeks.
FULL RUN OF SHOW & SET TIMES:
Doors 7:00 PM