<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/Savages.jpg" width="480" height="320" alt="" class="image-large" />2013 Performing Band Savages</span> With just over [800 bands already announced](/music/shows/2013-bands), the excitement for SXSW 2013 Music Festival is palpable, but we're not done yet. We are just scratching the surface. While a plethora of genres and countries are well represented in our initial lists, you can rest assured that there are many more additions to come. We are hard at work, continuing to select bands for the perfect mix of established icons, crowd favorites and up-and-comers from all over the world. Capturing the unparalleled exposure to the industry and media that SXSW provides, these acts are certain to bring their A-game. If you're a band who has applied to SXSW, you'll be notified of your status by no later than **January 25, 2013.** Please be patient as there will be many more announcements to come from now until the start of the festival in March. Want to [see these bands live](/music/shows/2013-bands)? [Register to attend](/attend) today!