(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
Export Music Sweden and the Consulates General of Sweden in New York and Los Angeles will present four Swedish acts–The Ark, Melody Club, Moneybrother and Deportess–in a music showcase, kicking off at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on March 16. The bands will continue to Austin, TX, to play at South by Southwest on March 18-19 and will finish the tour at CBGB's in New York on March 21.
"For the fourth year in a row we'll be delivering the hottest and best music Sweden has to offer straight to American audiences," says Christer Lundblad, managing director of Export Music Sweden.
"Once again we're happy to present some exciting newcomers to the American market." says Kjell Anneling, Consul General of Sweden in New York. "Swedish bands like The Hives and Sahara Hotnights have been getting extraordinary attention in the U.S. during the last few years." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen