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[03/05/13 - 07:43 AM]
IFC Returns to SXSW - IFC Crossroads House to Host Live Comedy Showcases with Comedy Bang! Bang!, Marc Maron, Chris Gethard and More
The venue - the historic VICE Bar in the heart of downtown Austin - is open to all festival-goers from March 9-14.

[via press release from IFC]

IFC RETURNS TO SXSW

IFC Crossroads House To Host Live Comedy Showcases With Comedy Bang! Bang!, Marc Maron, Chris Gethard and More

- Located at VICE Bar - 302 E. 6th Street -

Full Schedule and updates at IFC.com/SXSW/schedule

The IFC Crossroads House returns to SXSW as an official SXSW comedy venue open to all festival-goers March 9-14. Located inside the historic VICE Bar in the heart of downtown Austin on 6th Street and San Jacinto, the IFC Crossroads House will feature live comedy events, exclusive happy hours and a variety of music showcases.

Many of IFC's notable faces will be attending SXSW including Fred Armisen, Scott Aukerman, Chris Gethard, Marc Maron, Ryan Quincy and Reggie Watts.

IFC will also have a presence "slightly off" 6th Street with its on-air and online coverage hosted by IFC's Adopt-A-Comic, Chris Gethard. Chris will fulfill his hosting duties while living in an airstream trailer five minutes from the festival. He is inviting celebrity guests to hang out in the backyard of his trailer home and take part in fun, personalized and offbeat activities while having some heart-felt conversations. Coverage will premiere on IFC throughout the week and online at IFC.com/SXSW.

SXSW PANELS FEATURING IFC TALENT

Monday, March 11 @ 12:30pm - Austin Convention Center - Room 15
Animation Evolution: Bringing Story To Life
A basic foundation of animation is story, but in an industry where the technology is constantly evolving, how are animation professionals bringing characters and story worlds to life? Join the discussion with those working across a myriad of styles and genres as they discuss the development of story and the process behind bringing it to life on the screen. Panelists include Ryan Quincy from IFC's new animated series Out There, Saschka Unseld (The Blue Umbrella), Darcy Prendergast (Oh Yeah Wow); moderated by John Bernstein (Walt Disney Studios).

Tuesday, March 12 @ 3:30pm- Austin Convention Center - Room 18ABCD
Transitioning Alternative Comedy to TV
IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off." including the hit series Portlandia, fan favorite Comedy Bang! Bang! and upcoming new original series Maron. The network is also developing a scripted comedy with Chris Gethard based on his book A Bad Idea I'm About To Do. This panel of alternative comedians, Fred Armisen, Scott Aukerman, Marc Maron and moderator Chris Gethard will explore the creative process, personal experiences and successes of taking their comedy to television.

IFC CROSSROADS HOUSE SCHEDULE

HOUSE HOURS:

Open during Film and Interactive - Saturday, March 9 through Tuesday, March 12 from 6:00pm-1:00am

Open during Music - Wednesday, March 13 from 3pm-5pm & 8pm- 2am and Thursday, March 14 from 5pm-7pm & 8pm- 2am

FUN FREEBIES:

· Freecreditscore.com will host a branded lounge in the house with couches for guests to relax on and contests with a chance to receive free prizes including t-shirts, key chains and mini speakers.

· Reese's will host a "Perfect Combinations" photo booth all week, with a winner for the best photo combination being awarded daily. All pictures will be featured on IFC.com/SXSW.

· Brita(R) will provide free filtered water throughout the week and give away FilterForGood(R) Nalgene bottles.

Saturday, March 9 - House Open 6:00pm - 1:00am

5:45pm: Doors Open

6:30pm: Adam Cayton-Holland Hosts A Comedy Show
Hailing from Denver, Colorado where he comprises 1/3 of popular comedy troupe and web series darlings The Grawlix, Adam Cayton-Holland is presenting a standup showcase with some of his funniest friends.

8:30pm: IFC presents Comedy Bang! Bang! Standup Showcase
IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! hosts an all-star showcase with Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts and friends, promising a night of offbeat and amazing comedy with possibly a preview of the show's upcoming second season returning to IFC this summer.

10:30pm: SXSW Comedy Opening Party, presented by IFC & JASH
This opening night celebration kicks off SXSW Comedy 2013. Featuring new YouTube channel, JASH's standup showcase with Sarah Silverman and Reggie Watts with a party to follow.

Sunday, March 10 - House Open 6:00pm - 1:00am

5:45pm: Doors Open

6:30pm: Two Man Movie
In this completely improvised live show, Neil Casey (Saturday Night Live) and Anthony Atamanuik (30 Rock) perform a never-before-seen movie.

8:30pm: IFC presents Maron
Comedian and podcaster Marc Maron hosts a first look peek of his new IFC scripted comedy series titled Maron. Joining him to discuss the series are executive producers Duncan Birmingham and Luke Matheny. Maron premieres on IFC in May.

10:30pm: Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell Writer's Show
W. Kamau Bell (Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell) is bringing a few of his friends to SXSW for a night of serious (and not so serious) fun. Those friends include Kevin Avery, Guy Branum, Janine Brito, Dwayne Kennedy, Kari Kondabolu and Aprane Nancherla.

Monday, March 11 - House Open 6:00pm - 1:00am

5:45pm: Doors Open

6:30pm: Comedy Event
To Be Confirmed

8:30pm: The Mischief presents Max & Ivan are... Holmes and Watson
Sketch comedy duo Max & Ivan appear as history's greatest detectives tackling Chicago's murky underworld in this prohibition-era tale of revenge, whiskey and javelins.

10:30pm: Conspiracy Theory Live with Jesse Ventura
The former Governor and wrestling legend (as played by James Adomian) has assembled a team of investigative experts to help unravel the biggest conspiracy yet.

Tuesday, March 12- House Open 6:00pm - 1:00am

5:45pm: Doors Open

6:30pm: Nick Turner & Acquaintances
Improv comic Nick Turner (Best Week Ever) brings together some of his most talented acquaintances.

8:30pm: Upright Citizens Brigade presents Stranger Than Fiction
Anything can happen when Anthony Atamanuik, Chris Gethard and Jon Gabrus present the strangest, most terrifying, hilarious nights of their life. Stories too crazy not to be true!

10:30pm: The Chris Gethard Show
IFC's Adopt-A-Comic Chris Gethard brings his public access variety show to Austin, which he proudly bills as "the most bizarre and often saddest talk show." Expect an army of characters, stunts, video sketches, hilarious call-in topics, musical acts and unpredictable adventure.

Wednesday, March 13- House Open 3:00pm - 5:00pm & 7:00pm - 2:00am

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Brita(R) Happy Hour
Join us for the SXSW Green Music Stage Presented by Brita(R) with music by eco-conscious artists - rock band Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and singer-songwriter Ben Sollee. Brita will be offering free filtered water and FilterForGood(R) Nalgene bottles. Each attendee will also receive a token for one free beer at the IFC Crossroads House.

7:00pm: Doors Open

8:00pm - 2:00am: freecreditscore.com Music Showcase
Featuring headliner: Divine Fits. Other performances by Psychic Friend, Moon Taxi, St.Lucia, Ambassadors and Pickwick. Each attendee will receive a token for one free beer at the IFC Crossroads House.

Thursday, March 14 - House Open 5:00pm- 7:00pm & 7:15pm- 2:00am

5:00pm - 7:00pm: LegalZoom Happy Hour
Following the SXSW panel "Infamous Band Disputes and How to Avoid Them," presented by LegalZoom at the Austin Convention Center, head to the IFC Crossroads House for the LegalZoom Happy Hour. DJ Car Stereo Wars will be spinning your favorite tunes while entertainment attorney and musician Joe Escalante from The Vandals dishes out free entertainment business advice. Each attendee will receive a token for one free beer at the IFC Crossroads House.

7:15pm: Doors Open

8:00pm - 2:00am: Red Ryder Music Showcase
Chicago-based booking agency Red Ryder brings indie bands Pageants, Radiation City, Royal Canoe, On and On, Highasakite and headliner Matthew E. White to the IFC Crossroads House.

About IFC

IFC creates and champions authentic, original comedies that are "Always On. Slightly Off," which air alongside an extraordinary collection of films and comedic cult TV shows. IFC.com features exclusive video, web series, podcasts, blogs and additional content that engages fans with IFC originals. The network's On Demand offering, IFC Free, gives viewers the opportunity to watch select content from IFC whenever they want. Established in 1994, IFC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in over 70 million homes on every major cable, satellite and TelCo provider.





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