Well, tis the time of the year for conferences and such, well SXSW in Austin Texas is just around the corner, South By Southwest Music and Media Conference will start on March 16.

Bravo is creating a more immersive experience for viewers with an exclusive first look its new music competition series, “Platinum Hit,” at the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.  The network will host an official panel on the series showcasing emerging singer-songwriters on their quest to become the next big hitmaker.  Bravo is teaming up with Foursquare and SPIN to give music fans the ultimate VIP experience with the host and judge of “Platinum Hit,” Jewel.  Starting on March 16, fans that unlock Bravo’s “Platinum Hit” badge on Foursquare will be eligible to attend an intimate event where Jewel will perform several acoustic songs and answer questions from the audience.  The first 90 “Platinum Hit” Badge holders to arrive at the SPIN Loft in Austin, Texas on March 17 will gain access to the private event.

On Wednesday, March 16, Bravo will host a SXSW panel titled “Platinum Hit- How to Become the Next Big Hitmaker.”  Some of the most accomplished songwriters including Jewel and Evan Bogart (songwriter for artists such as Beyoncé, Britney Spears and Rihanna) will share their experience and expertise on how to become the next great hitmaker alongside Keith Naftaly, SVP of A&R for RCA/Jive Label Group at Sony Music Entertainment, and Jenn Levy, Vice President of Development and Production for Bravo Media.  Fans will also get an exclusive sneak peek at Bravo’s “Platinum Hit.”  The panel will take place at the Austin Convention Center, Room 18ABC at 3:30pm CT.

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