Music Industry News Network [12-01-2008]

Jackie Bristow Picked For SXSW International Artist Showcase 2009


Austin, TX, December 1, 2008 -- New Zealand singer/songwriter Jackie Bristow has been officially invited by the SXSW Music Festival organization to appear in their International Artist showcase at Austin's SXSW conference March 18-21, 2009. Ms. Bristow has been an artist in residency in Austin since October and music fans in that city can catch one of her six upcoming performances during December. Dates announced for Austin include The Amsterdam, 8PM December 6; Flipnotics 8PM December 7; Botticelli's 8PM December 15; Flipnotics 8PM December 21 and 28; and Botticelli's 8PM December 29. Jackie Bristow also has four performances scheduled at The Driskill in Austin into the new year, at 8PM on January 2 and January 30; and 10PM shows on February 11 and February 25.

Jackie Bristow's 12-song "Crazy Love" CD was released in North America during June 2008 by indie label through Burnside Distribution in Portland, Oregon. The albums producer Helik Hadar and musical director Larry Klein are the engineer and producer of the 2008 GRAMMY® Award winning "The Joni Letters" by Herbie Hancock. Bristow's CD received immediate critical acclaim upon its release:

"Jackie Bristow's "Crazy Love" is a hypnotizing collection. Bristow is a true original and well worth your attention." - Chet Flippo, CMT Nashville Skyline.

Three tracks from the "Crazy Love" CD were chosen for inclusion on the Starbucks in-store radio system. Jackie's songs were also used in the New Zealand TV hit "Outrageous Fortune" and by New Zealand Airlines as their boarding video. Track 1, "The World Is Turning," was awarded Honorable Mention at the 2008 International Songwriting Competition.

More information on Jackie Bristow is available at


For immediate release November 30, 2008

Contact: David Bean


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