BBC AMERICA ROADHOUSE to Make Inaugural Appearance at SXSW
Announced today, BBC AMERICA will make its inaugural appearance at @SXSW with the @BBCAMERICA Roadhouse (Brush Sq Park, E 4th & Trinity) on March 8 and 9. The channel's line-up of events include a night of British music featuring Frank Turner (@fthc) and Skinny Lister (@SkinnyLister) and hosted by television presenter Georgie Okell (@GeorgieOkell), a Friday night set by DJ Mel (@DJMel), Six Nations Rugby viewing party and an Eclectic Method (@EclecticMethod) tribute to 50 years of the iconic television series Doctor Who.
Get bucked by Lord Humphrey, the bucking mechanical English bulldog and recharge at Gizmodo's phone detention charging station. The @BBCAMERICA Roadhouse is open Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 11:00am - 9:45pm. Full @BBCAMERICA Roadhouse schedule available here (bbcamerica.com/sxsw). BBC AMERICA's Supernatural Saturday line-up launches March 30 with Doctor Who at 8/7c, new original series Orphan Black at 9/8c and The Nerdist at 10/9c.
@BBCAMERICA ROADHOUSE EVENTS
BRUSH SQUARE PARK, EAST 4TH & TRINITY
Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 11:00am - 9:45pm
All events require SXSW badges.
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Happy Hour with Lord Humphrey 5:00-6:30pm With a British spin on a party favorite, Lord Humphrey, the bucking mechanical English bulldog takes visitors for a ride throughout the night.
Bands and Bulldogs 6:30-8:30pm Television presenter Georgie Okell hosts a night of British music with folk band Skinny Lister and headliner folk punk singer songwriter Frank Turner, who performed at the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony. Frank Turner's new album "Tape Deck Heart" hits April 22. Skinny Lister's new album "Forge & Flagon'" is available now.