Friday, February 29, 2008

Playboy Rock the Rabbit at SXSW 2008

Playboy’s Rock the Rabbit is calling up its Playmate friends and some of its favorite artists and hopping down to the 301 in Austin, Texas for a night of revelry. After a ridiculously good time last year, Playboy and C3 Presents are proud to announce that for the second year running, Playboy’s Rock the Rabbit will host the Annual Late Night Party in Austin. Partygoers will be able to preview the Rock the Rabbit t-shirt collection and sign up to Rock the Vote, while enjoying live performances from some of the hottest music acts around.

Playboy and C3 Present . .

Thursday, March 13th 2008
The 301

Moby DJ Set
The Heavy
The Rub

AND . .The World Famous Playboy Playmates!
Alison Waite (Miss May 2008)
Lauren Michelle Hill (Miss Feb 2001)
Hiromi Oshima (Miss June 2004)
Deanna Brooks (Miss May 1998)
Shallan Meiers (Miss Sept 2002)
Shannon James (Miss May 2007)
Janine Habeck (Miss Sept 2006)
Qiana Chase (Miss July 2005)
Ida Ljungqvist (Miss March 2008)
Michele McLaughlin (Miss Feb 2008)

The 9th Annual Late Night Party in Austin is for guests 21+.

For the second year in a row, Playboy’s Rock the Rabbit initiative will fuse rock, hip-hop, art and fashion in conjunction with Playboy’s annual March music issue. Rock the Rabbit 2008 includes an impressive line-up of legendary artists, including Duran Duran and Iggy Pop, as well as other cutting-edge musicians across a variety of genres, both established and buzz-worthy up-and-comers.

On newsstand now, Playboy’s March Music issue has within its pages a fashion pictorial shot by famed shutterbug Mick Rock, with featured artists including Iggy Pop, Daft Punk, The Shins, Gogol Bordello, Hot Chip, and Duran Duran. The other artists featured in the Rock the Rabbit 2008 program are profiled online at, and include the Mercury Award-nominated artists Jamie T and New Young Pony Club, new Saddle Creek signing Tokyo Police Club, UK girl wonders The Pipettes, and hotly-tipped Austin duo Ghostland Observatory.

As part of this year’s program, Rock the Rabbit artists will put their twist on the iconic Playboy Rabbit Head logo by creating limited edition t-shirt designs. Original prototypes of all t-shirt designs will be auctioned off, with proceeds benefiting Rock the Vote ( A special collection of Rock the Rabbit t-shirts will be available nationwide at select Bloomingdale’s locations and online at
For more information on Rock the Rabbit, visit:

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