Announcing 150+ Showcasing Artists for the 2017 SXSW Music Festival

2017 SXSW Showcasing Artist Kweku Collins

The super tasty hors d'oeuvres have digested so on to the first course. Today’s announcement includes more than 150 hot and fresh Showcasing Artists scheduled to perform at the SXSW Music Festival, March 13-19, 2017.

The artists in this first round hail from 26 countries and represent a variety of sounds you've come to expect from SXSW. Highlights include 4AD electronic producer Sohn, Cuban rapper-singer La Dame Blanche, Tommy Stinson’s reformed project Bash & Pop, acclaimed indie pop band The Drums, and versatile Austin singer-songwriter Lincoln Durham. You can peruse the full list below.

SXSW takes pride in providing a platform for discovering new, under-the-radar acts who are the future of music. Not familiar with many of the names on the list? Good! Start listening and learning about them with these helpful options:

You can see these artists and more in Austin next March by registering to attend SXSW 2017, and if you do it by Friday, October 21 you’ll save $400 off the walk-up rates. Primary access to Music Festival Showcases isn’t the only thing you get with a Music badge: you can receive personalized assistance with booking your hotel, entry into all daytime Conference Sessions, and access to most SXSW networking events and parties from March 10-19, 2017.

Want to be included in future SXSW Music Festival announcements? Artists still have time to apply to showcase via Sonicbids. The final application deadline is Friday, October 21.

Everything subject to change.

The 4onthefloor (Minneapolis MN)
Annabel Allum (Guildford UK-ENGLAND)
AluviÓn Afrobeat Pacifico (Bogota COLOMBIA)
Aquilo (London UK-ENGLAND)
Aye Nako (Brooklyn NY)
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires (Birmingham AL)
The Band of Heathens (Austin TX)
Bash & Pop (Hudson NY)
BeatKing (Houston TX)
Be Charlotte (Dundee UK-SCOTLAND)
Michael Bethany (Dallas TX)
Big Phony (Seoul SOUTH KOREA)
Biznaga (Madrid SPAIN)
David Blanco (La Habana CUBA)
The Blind Pets (Austin TX)
Busty and the Bass (Montreal CANADA)
Cardiel (Mexico City MEXICO)
Carnival Youth (Riga LATVIA)
Jorge Chafey (San Juan PUERTO RICO)
Chastity Belt (Seattle WA)
Closeness (Omaha NE)
Kweku Collins (Evanston IL)
Charlie Cunningham (Leighton Buzzard UK-ENGLAND)
DakhaBrakha (Kiev UKRAINE)
Dardust (Ascoli Piceno ITALY)
Deep State (Athens GA)
Manu Delago Handmade (London UK-ENGLAND)
Delicate Steve (Frendon NJ)
Downtown Boys (Providence RI)
Draper (Sevenoaks UK-ENGLAND)
The Drums (New York NY)
The Dumplings (Zabrze POLAND)
Lincoln Durham (Austin TX)
Elle Exxe (Edinburgh UK-SCOTLAND)
Fastball (Austin TX)
Ripp Flamez (Cleveland OH)
Flamingods (London UK-ENGLAND)
Flasher (Washington DC)
Future Generations (Brooklyn NY)
Future Thieves (Nashville TN)
Ron Gallo (Nashville TN)
Sam Gellaitry (Stirling UK-SCOTLAND)
The Gift (Alcobaca PORTUGAL)
Girlpool (Los Angeles CA)
Giungla (Bologna ITALY)
William Harries Graham (Austin TX)
Gurr (Berlin GERMANY)
Half Waif (Brooklyn NY)
Heat (Montreal CANADA)
Hiccup (New York NY)
High Up (Omaha NE)
Imaginary Tricks (Brooklyn NY)
Joan of Arc (Chicago IL)
Kaiydo (Orlando FL)
Amy Klein (Brooklyn NY)
Kroy (Montréal CANADA)
Kučka (Perth AUSTRALIA)
La Dame Blanche (Pinar Del Rio CUBA)
Letting Up Despite Great Faults (Austin TX)
LVL UP (Brooklyn NY)
Madame Gandhi (Los Angeles CA)
Mail The Horse (Brooklyn NY)
Måntra (London UK-ENGLAND)
Meat Wave (Chicago IL)
Yael Meyer (Santiago CHILE)
Middle Kids (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
Raul Midón (Columbia MD)
Minihorse (Ypsilanti MI)
Mint Field (Tijuana MEXICO)
Minus the Bear (Seattle WA)
Missio (Austin TX)
The Moms (Morris Plains NJ)
Moor Mother (Philadelphia PA)
Morenito de Fuego (Monterrey MEXICO)
Mothers (Athens GA)
Moving Panoramas (Austin TX)
Mozart's Sister (Montreal CANADA)
My Expansive Awareness (Zaragoza SPAIN)
Naked Giants (Seattle WA)
The National Parks (Provo UT)
Brett Newski (Milwaukee WI)
Outer Spaces (Baltimore MD)
Overcoats (New York NY)
Palm (Philadelphia PA)
Pinact (Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND)
Plush (San Francisco CA)
Priests (Washington DC)
Michael Prins (Haarlem NETHERLANDS)
Pronoun (Brooklyn NY)
Qawalistan (Islamabad PAKISTAN)
David Ramirez (Austin TX)
Ramirez Exposure (Valencia SPAIN)
Riel (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)
River Whyless (Asheville NC)
Whitney Rose (Austin TX)
L.A. Salami (London UK-ENGLAND)
Sammus (Ithaca NY)
Satellite Stories (Oulu FINLAND)
Scotty ATL (Atlanta GA)
Señor Loop (Panama City PANAMA)
Joana Serrat (Vic SPAIN)
Shaded (Los Angeles CA)
She-Devils (Montreal CANADA)
Dice Soho (Houston TX)
The Spook School (Edinburgh UK-SCOTLAND)
St. Tropez (Amsterdam NETHERLANDS)
SuperGlu (Colchester UK-ENGLAND)
Supermoon (Vancouver CANADA)
Lucía Tacchetti (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)
Tamarron (Austin TX)
Tancred (Minneapolis MN)
Thigh Master (Brisbane AUSTRALIA)
Trill Sammy (Houston TX)
Tristen (Nashville TN)
The Undercover Dream Lovers (Brooklyn NY)
Weird Black (Rome ITALY)
WhyJae (Houston TX)
The Wild Reeds (Los Angeles CA)
Frankie C. Wilson Jr. (Dallas TX)
Emily Wolfe (Austin TX)

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By Rory Burbeck