2022 SXSW - Walt Disco - Photo by Renee Dominguez

2022 SXSW - Walt Disco - Photo by Renee Dominguez

Music Festival

March 14-20, 2022

The SXSW Music Festival brings together artists, industry professionals, and music lovers from around the world to make connections, elevate their careers, and celebrate the magic of live music – from legendary performers to the most exciting new talent.


About Music Festival

 

New, developing, and established Showcasing Artists enhance their careers by reaching new audiences and attendees at the SXSW Music Festival each year. Showcases are curated by South By Southwest® in collaboration with record labels, booking agencies, management and PR firms, export offices, publishers, media outlets, lifestyle brands, festivals, and more. Join us March 14-20 in Austin, Texas and online for SXSW 2022.

2022 Showcasing Artists

Explore the 2022 lineup of Showcasing Artists taking the stage March 14-20 including Wet Leg, who will be performing at SXSW just days away from the release of their highly anticipated Domino Records-issued debut LP, South African “Queen of Gqom” Moonchild Sanelly, the pop-leaning vocal loop experimentations of Madison McFerrin, and many, many more.

Listen to 2022 Artists

Watch SXSW On-Demand

Before we see you again next March 10-19 in Austin, TX and online for the 2023 SXSW Conference & Festivals, take a look back at SXSW 2022.

Relive exciting Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Film Festival red carpets and Q&As, select Music Festival showcases, and more on our official YouTube Channel.

Stay tuned for more 2022 recaps as well as information about 2023 registration and participation opportunities coming later this summer. Subscribe to Event Updates and the Music Community Newsletter to stay in the SX know.

2022 Music Videos

Hit play and shuffle through SXSW 2022 Showcasing Artists doing their thing.

SXSW Showcasing Artist Alumni Snapshot

 
Billie Eilish (2017, 2018, 2019)
Megan Thee Stallion (2018, 2019)
Phoebe Bridgers (2017)
J Balvin (2019)
Dua Lipa (2016)
Depeche Mode (2013)
Kendrick Lamar (2011, 2013, 2014)
Lizzo (2014, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Charli XCX (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
SOPHIE (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Sylvan Esso (2014, 2017, 2018)
J. Cole (2012, 2015)
Richie Hawtin (2011, 2013, 2016)
Cat Power (1996, 2003)
Garth Brooks (2017)
The National (2004, 2005)
The White Stripes (2001)
Big Thief (2016, 2017)
Post Malone (2015)
CHVRCHES (2013, 2016)
iKON (2019)
Max Richter (2018)
Wolf Alice (2014, 2015)
Rae Sremmurd (2015, 2016, 2018)
Bomba Estereo (2009, 2010, 2012, 2015)
Chelsea Wolfe (2012)
Loretta Lynn (2016)
Disclosure (2013)
Travis Scott (2014, 2015)
Carl Craig (2000)
Otoboke Beaver (2017, 2019)
Cardi B (2017)
Wiz Khalifa (2011, 2013, 2014)
Courtney Barnett (2015)
Perfume (2015)
Russ (2016)
SZA (2014)
Angel Olsen (2014, 2015, 2017)
Mr Eazi (2017, 2019)
Betty Who (2014, 2017, 2020)
Animal Collective (2006)
Primal Scream (2009)
Skrillex (2011, 2012, 2014)
The 1975 (2013, 2014)
Juanes (2012)
f(x) (2013)
Alabama Shakes (2012)
Mastodon (2002, 2003, 2007, 2017)
The Strokes (2001, 2011)
Queens of the Stone Age (1998, 1999, 2011)
Christine and the Queens (2015)
Anderson .Paak (2014, 2016)
Coldplay (2014)
Cafe Tacvba (2013)
Yo Gotti (2013, 2015)
50 Cent (2012, 2014)
Childish Gambino (2011, 2014)
Erykah Badu (1994, 2014, 2016)
Johnny Cash (1994)
Death Cab For Cutie (1999, 2003)
Bright Eyes (1999, 2000, 2011)
Peter Murphy (2009, 2011)
Tinariwen (2014)
Margo Price (2016)
Charles Bradley (2011, 2013, 2015, 2016)
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (2006, 2007, 2010, 2013)
Khruangbin (2016, 2017)
Japanese Breakfast (2016, 2017, 2019)
Sonic Youth (1998)
Matthew Dear (2003, 2004, 2012, 2013)
Beastie Boys (2006)
The Zombies (2013, 2015)
Marina and the Diamonds (2015)
Little Simz (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Tove Lo (2014, 2015)
Motörhead (2010)
Florence and the Machine (2008)
Tinashe (2014, 2017, 2018)
Shame (2017, 2018)
Idles (2017, 2018)
The Roots (2016, 2017)
Norah Jones (2002, 2012)
The Shins (2001, 2012)
Psychic TV (2011)
Lady Gaga (2014)
Lana Del Rey (2017)
The Avett Brothers (2009, 2016,2017)
Khalid (2018, 2019)
Kode9 (2015)
LCD Soundsystem (2005)
Kanye West (2011, 2014)
Amy Winehouse (2007)
Katy Perry (2007, 2008)
Songhoy Blues (2015)
A$AP Rocky (2012, 2014, 2019)
Mineral (1996, 1997)
Beck (1994)
Young Thug (2014, 2015)
Janelle Monae (2009)
Run The Jewels (2015)
Bicep (2013)
Lee “Scratch” Perry (2007)
New York Dolls (2005,2009)
Lil Wayne (2012, 2017)
Miguel (2018)
Jack Harlow (2017, 2018)
Lil Uzi Vert (2016, 2017)
Ice Cube (2008, 2013)
Jay-Z (2012, 2014)
Public Enemy (2007, 2013)
Mitski (2016)
Blood Orange (2012, 2016)
Mogwai (2001, 2006)
Jimmy Eat World (1997, 1998, 1999, 2017)
Mount Kimbie (2011, 2013)
Nathaniel Rateliff (2010, 2011, 2012, 2018, 2019)




SXSW, besides being one of the most amazing and diverse festivals in the world, was also key to Bomba’s career. The first time we played there we managed to get contacts such as signing with our former label in the US (Nacional) and booking for several European festivals. It’s awesome how Austin can be so musical and unite so many different genres during these days.

Simon
Bomba Estereo

The New York Times - Music Fest

Originally a scrappy showcase for new bands, South by Southwest — or “South By,” as it is widely known — has long since morphed into a vast mix of media, marketing and pop culture, where major brands intermingle with tech start-ups and independent musicians to mutually drum up buzz.

The New York Times

Nardwuar

SXSW has taught me so much about Music, Culture and even Technology! Every time I go, I learn something new! Plus, people come from all over the world, so this ain't your regular Festival ! Also getting a chance to meet attendees has been invaluable as they somehow down the line lead to more opportunities. But most of all SXSW is fun ! As music should be! Doot doola doot doo...

Nardwuar

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