A showcase for bands around the world to the world's music industry. There's also a film and interactive element to the festival.
SXSW - South By South West - is a festival held in Austin, Texas, USA each spring. The dates for the music strand are confirmed as Monday 13th to Sunday 19th March 2017.
During the festival Austin's bars, clubs, pubs and streets become home to a variety of acts.
Around 1,800 bands play in around 70 venues in the city during the festival.
The acts announced include Annabel Allum, Aquilo, Be Charlotte, Charlie Cunningham, Manu Delago Handmade, Draper, Elle Exxe, Flamingods, Sam Gellaitry, Ider, SG Lewis, Måntra, Paws, Pinact, L.A. Salami, Sohn, The Spook School, SuperGlu, Sweat, This Is The Kit, and Vant.
Also confirmed are The 4onthefloor, Aero Flynn, Alma, AluviÓn Afrobeat Pacifico, Autre Ne Veut, Aye Nako, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, The Band of Heathens, Bash & Pop, BeatKing, Michael Bethany, Big Phony, Birthh, Biznaga, David Blanco, The Blind Pets, Blue Healer, Busty and the Bass, Cardiel, Carnival Youth, The Ceremonies, Jorge Chafey, Chastity Belt, CJ Fly, Closeness, Kweku Collins, DakhaBrakha, Dardust, Deep State, Delicate Steve, Downtown Boys, The Drums, The Dumplings, Lincoln Durham, Fastball, Ripp Flamez, Flasher, Future Generations, Future Thieves, Ron Gallo, The Gift, Girlpool, Giungla, William Harries Graham, Gurr, Half Waif, Heat, Hiccup, High Up, Hollerado, The Hollowbodies, Imaginary Tricks, Imarhan, Joan of Arc, Kaiydo, Amy Klein, Kroy, KuÄÂka, La Dame Blanche, Ladyhawke, Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Lng/Sht, Lowell, Lvl Up, Madame Gandhi, Mahogany, Mail The Horse, mansionz, Meat Wave, Yael Meyer, Middle Kids, Raul Midón, Minihorse, Mint Field, Minus the Bear, Missio, The Moms, Moor Mother, Morenito de Fuego, Mothers, Moving Panoramas, Mozart’s Sister, My Expansive Awareness, Naked Giants, The National Parks, Native Young, The New Respects, Brett Newski, Now Now, Oh Honey, Outer Spaces, Overcoats, Palm, PINES, Plush, Priests, Michael Prins, Pronoun, Pure Bathing Culture, Qawalistan, David Ramirez, Ramirez Exposure, Riel, River Whyless, Roosevelt, Whitney Rose, Sammus, Satellite Stories, Scotty ATL, Señor Loop, Joana Serrat, Shaded, She-Devils, Dice Soho, C.W. Stoneking, St. Tropez, SuperGlu, Supermoon, Lucía Tacchetti, Tamarron, Tancred, Tess & Dave, Thigh Master, Trill Sammy, Tristen, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Anna Von Hauswolff, Weird Black, Candy West, WhyJae, The Wild Reeds, Charlotte Day Wilson, Frankie C. Wilson Jr., Emily Wolfe, and Yemen Blues.
Tickets (badges) are priced from $650 to $895 (approx £450) plus booking fee for the Music strand of the event.
More information will be here when available.
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