2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Yes Virginia, There are still fu*#in jukeboxes!

Thursday, March 19
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 10A
Austin Convention Center

The jukebox has been around for 100+ years. There was vinyl, compact discs, and now, we have touch-screen jukeboxes that glow like an overgrown cellphone in the corner of your favorite bar. Jukeboxes have historically sat right in the middle of all the best bar debates, eased the pain of the lonely, and started fires in the hearts of lovers. All this said..."same as it ever was"?? Not entirely. Jukeboxes are ever-changing machines tapped into popular culture every day, providing a nightly soundtrack to thousands, and teaching us about music consumers in various niche markets. Let's explore the possibilities of a digital jukebox network, and see how people interact with their favorite tunes in bars and clubs.


#sxsw #YesVirginia



Brian Hoekstra

Music Content Mgr

AMI Entertainment Inc

Brian has been managing the music catalog for AMI digital jukeboxes for over 10 years. He works with various distributors and labels to feature artists on jukeboxes in bars and clubs across the U.S. and Canada.

Matt Lunsford


Polyvinyl Records

While still in high school, Matt Lunsford and Darcie Knight founded Polyvinyl Press in 1994. The self-published fanzine focused on album reviews while documenting the burgeoning music scene develop...

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Kyla Lombardo

Mktg Dir

Riot Fest

Dave Anderson

VP of Retail & Lifestyle Mktg

Warner Bros Records

Major label experience. Has experience in both digital and physical music distribution.


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