2018 Official Showcase Presenter
Folk Alliance International (FAI) presents the finest folk at SXSW! Each night enjoy a wild lineup of traditional and modern folk from across the globe. The freshest lineup of unique folk acts and creative genre terms including ‘atmos-folk,’ indie soul, roots rock, ‘stargaze surf,’ ‘swamp folk,’ and more!
FAI’s umbrella of folk music encompasses the broadest global definition including Appalachian, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Cajun, Celtic, Global Roots, Indie-Folk, Indigenous, Latin, Old Time, Traditional, Singer-Songwriter, Spoken Word, and every imaginable fusion. FAI produces the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community each February. A global network of the best in folk! Visit us at folk.org.
Date: Thursday, March 15 – Friday, March 16
Venue: Victorian Room at The Driskill (604 Brazos St.)
Thursday Lineup: Dimpker Brothers, The Krickets, Joshua Burnside, American Folk, Lisa LeBlanc, Quique Escamilla Friday Lineup: Saint Sister, The Lost Brothers, AHI, The Deer, Rev. Sekou
Music and Platinum badgeholders receive primary access to official music showcases. Film and Interactive badgeholders, SXSW Showcasing Artist wristbands, and Music Festival wristbands have secondary access. All admissions subject to capacity. Exceptions to be noted in schedule listings and/or at venue entrances. Artists and lineup subject to change.