Jaybird Communications has four clients that will be participating in Austin’s 2011 SXSW Interactive & Music Festivals: 7digital, Indaba Music, NARM, and Superglued

  • ● 7digital

Vickie Nauman, VP North America for the global digital media company, will be on panels at SXSWi & SXSWm:

Mobile Payments: My Smartphone Just Bought My Beer!

Sunday, March 13 – 5pm ● Hilton, Salon E

Music Plus Devices – What Works?

Thursday, March 17 – 3:30pm  ● Austin Convention Center, Room 16A

 7digital will also co-host the UK Trade & Investment showcase on Tuesday, March 15 from 9pm-2am at Latitude 30, 512 San Jacinto Blvd, with performances by Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Boxer Rebellion, Pulled Apart by Horses, Jonquil, and Bright Light Bright Light.

  • ● Indaba Music

Indaba Music is the online home for more than 550,000 musicians around the world.  Newly- announced CEO J.J. Rosen will be on the following SXSWm panel:

 Music in Sports

Friday, March 18 3:30pm  ● Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB

Indaba Music will also demo at the Gigmaven Ides of March event – see details below.

  • ● NARM

Bill Wilson, VP of Digital Strategy and Business Development for NARM, the music business association, will be on panels at SXSWi & SXSWm:

 Metadata: The Backbone Of Digital Music Commerce

Tuesday, March 15 – 11:00am ● Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABCD

Bill and Ted’s (Ted Cohen) Excellent Adventure: Digital Music Redux

Wednesday, March 16 – 5pm  ● Austin Convention Center, Room 17AB


  • ● Superglued

Superglued, the live music social media-based community, has updated their app with special features for concert recommendations at SXSW, as well as a friend locator and calendar – get the app on your iPhone or Android device now and know where you need to go in Austin. Superglued President Rush Doshi will present a demo at:

GigMaven presents: The Ides of March Day Party

Tuesday, March 15 at approximately 1:15pm on the indoor stage

Emo’s  ● 603 Red River Street


Jaybird Communications’ Laurie Jakobsen will be at SXSW March 15-19. She can be reached at or 646-484-6764.