Famed blogger and music enthusiast Perez Hilton, in association with The BMF Media Group, will return to SXSW this year with the sixth installment of his musical showcase, Perez Hilton’s “One Night In Austin.”
This year’s party, set to be one of the biggest yet, will take place at one of Austin’s premier concert venues, Austin Music Hall on Saturday, March 16th performances from 6PM-2AM. Doors open at 4:30pm.
Since its debut, Perez Hilton has taken “One Night In…” across the globe with events in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, and London. Artists that have performed throughout the series have included: Lady Gaga, Snoop Dogg, Courtney Love, Katy Perry, Timbaland, Miguel, Kanye West, Kimbra, Ed Sheeran, B.O.B and N.E.R.D., to name a few.
“I’m back! I’m thrilled and honored to be returning to SXSW for my 6th Annual “One Night In Austin”! We are doing it bigger and better than ever before – and hopefully raising a lot of money for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and GLSEN. Hope to see you there!!!" said Hilton.
Headliners for the event are curated by Perez Hilton and will reflect an array of talent crossing multiple musical genres showcasing breakout acts and the most recognized names in music. The complete schedule of performers will be announced exclusively on PerezHilton.com as he reveals acts daily in anticipation of the event. Artists that have been announced so far include: Charli XCX, Paloma Faith, Stooshe, Brooke Candy, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
This year, proceeds of ticket sales will benefit The VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education in America’s public schools and GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring safe schools for all and creating a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.
The 2013 “One Night in Austin” event was made possible by these sponsors: Tic Tac, a leading mint brand for over 40 years; VH1; Vita Coco; and TY KU Premium Sake & Spirits