Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


‘V’ back Pig Out to take on SXSW

‘V’ back Pig Out to take on SXSW

Pig Out at V Block
Click to enlarge

Pig Out at V Block Party

Pig Out Backstage
at V Block Party
Click to enlarge

Pig Out Backstage at V Block Party

MEDIA RELEASE 11 March 2008

‘V’ back Pig Out to take on SXSW

‘V’ is proud to support electronic band Pig Out hit the greatest music festival of all time; South BY Southwest (SXSW) held in Austin, Texas U.S.A.

Back in December 2007, Pig Out supported The Midnight Juggernauts at V’s very first free Block Party in Britomart Square Auckland. After much acclaim Pig Out has been invited to play SXSW, an honour bestowed to only the greatest international up and comers on the independent music scene!

Covering costs for such a big excursion isn’t easy for many bands so having a sponsor on board to back the band has been a big help and naturally ‘V’ was the perfect choice.

10,000 bands from all over the world submit applications to perform at the 4 day festival. To receive one of the 1,200 invitations to perform there is an important mark in a bands career.

Pig Out’s fusion of electronic and rock has been gaining world wide appeal on the airwaves. To watch them live you’re in for a real treat, a compact trio of electronic extravagance supported by a mighty new wave rock temperament. Whilst abroad

You’ll soon be able to track their progress on, where they’ll be posting up a documentary of their SXSW experience. Pig Out will also be celebrating their return to New Zealand with a national tour in March and April.
Check out to be in to win tickets.

The People’s Republic of ‘V’ - it’s whatever YOU make it!


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>


NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>

Kid Lit: Lost Mansfield Story Discovered At Wellington Library

Previously undiscovered letters and a story written by a young Katherine Mansfield were recently unearthed in Wellington City Library’s archives by a local author researching a book about the famous writer. More>>



  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland