SOURCE: Slacker


March 08, 2013 09:00 ET

Slacker Kicks Off Nationwide Tour at SXSW; Unveils 75-Foot Party Rig

Slacker Embarks on Year-Long Tour of Major Music, Sports, and Entertainment Events Showcasing the World's Most Complete Music Service

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2013) -  Slacker, the world's most complete music service, is taking the show on the road. Literally. Today at South By Southwest, Slacker will unveil a custom 75-foot touring rig, complete with a concert stage, product demo stations and a luxury VIP lounge. The rig will travel the country with stops at top music festivals, sporting events, and entertainment destinations where Slacker will host exclusive concerts, parties and artist showcases. Follow the tour's progress and schedule at

The Slacker 2013 Tour will make dozens of stops -- from Beale Street Music Festival to Country Jam Colorado -- with on-site demos of the new Slacker digital music service, exclusive artist performances, one-of-a-kind promotions, parties, mobile charging stations, games, giveaways and more.

"We're traveling the country, putting Slacker directly into the hands of listeners -- and hosting one hell of a party along the way," said Craig Rechenmacher, Slacker's Chief Marketing Officer. "The Slacker 2013 Tour will be front and center where music fans live and breathe this year, with exclusive performances, artist interviews, and of course, free access to Slacker, the world's most complete music service."

Slacker gives listeners access to one of the world's largest music libraries and hundreds of expert-programmed stations covering every mood, genre or activity. The all-new Slacker music guide makes music discovery fun and easy with the latest music news, artist interviews and recommendations from Slacker's team of music curators. Listeners can also customize the experience with news and sports from ABC and ESPN or use new fine-tuning controls to personalize Slacker's music stations, with newer, older or more popular songs.

Slacker is available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, BlackBerry devices and the Web. For more information about Slacker, a complete list of platforms, or to listen for free, visit

About Slacker
Slacker is the most complete music service on Earth. The company delivers free and subscription-based access to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations, plus news, sports and talk, on the web, mobile devices, in-car infotainment systems and consumer electronics platforms. By blending cutting-edge analytics with a team of expert music curators and content programmers, Slacker delivers a seamless music discovery experience and uniquely personalized entertainment. Slacker was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego with offices in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. For more information about Slacker, or to listen for free, visit

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