SXSW Music Announces First Round of Artists
October 20, 2015 at 12:01 PM (PT)
The SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST MUSIC CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL (SXSW), set to take place TUESDAY, MARCH 15th to SUNDAY, MARCH 20th, 2016, in AUSTIN, has announced the first round of artists invited to perform as well as additional conference panels.
Highlighted sessions taking place in the AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER include: What It Means to Start a Label in the Digital Age with TALIB KWELI and UPROXX's JARRET MYER; Radio Re-tuned for the Music Ecosystem with RADIO DISNEY'S PHIL GUERINI; No Basic Pitches: Publicity By The Journalists; You Can’t Pay Bills with Facebook Likes with FREEFORM's TIM QUIRK; Data Analytics for the Indie Artist; Pop Music Production; From Vine To Signed: The Future of A&R; Making Music History: 50 Years of ARDENT STUDIOS; Making Streaming Royalties Fair(er) and High Res Audio in Every Earbud. Check out the latest additions to the conference programming here.
Among the bands scheduled to appear are groups from MEXICO (3BALMTY), SWEDEN (ADEE, DOLCE, SILVANA IMAM, SUMMER HEART), BRUSSELS (ALICE ON THE ROOF, VICTORIA+JEAN), MUNICH (ALOA INPUT), KUALA LAMPUR (ALTIMET & THE KAWAN BAND), NORWAY (ASTRID S), BERLIN (BETTER PERSON, IAN FISHER), SEOUL (BIG PHONY, BYE BYE BADMAN, HAIHM, DOK2 & THE QUIETT, JAMBINAI, LOVE X STEREO, MAMAMOO, VICTIM MENTALITY), PARIS (BIRDY NAM NAM), NIGER (BOMBINO), IRELAND (ROSIE CARNEY), ICELAND (CEASETONE), SPAIN (CHAMBAO, HINDS, HYPERPOTAMUS, JOHN GRVY, LA BANDA MORISCA, LOIS, THE PARROTS), BANGLADESH (CHIRKUTT), COLOMBIA (CIRKUS FUNK, CONSULADO POPULAR, OKRAA, TARMAC), CHILE (CONDOR JET), TORONTO (CRYSTAL CASTLES), MONTREAL (ELAGE DIOUF), BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (DUBIOZA KOEKTIV), TOKYO (EMUFUCKA, KAOS=S), COPENHAGEN (THE FOREIGN RESORT), AUSTRALIA (GOLD CLASS, DEMI LOUISE, METHYL ETHEL), BEIJING (HANGGAI), PAKISTAN (IMRAN AZIZ MIAN QAWWAL, MAI NIMANI, OVERLOAD, WAHID ALLAN FAQIR), TRINIDAD-TOBAGO (JOINTPOP), RUSSIA (MUMIY TROLL), ITALY (PLATONICK DIVE), VIETNAM (SUBOI), ARGENTINA (SUR DU MONDE), ISRAEL (VAADAT CHARIGIM), NEW ZEALAND (MARLON WILLIAMS & THE YARRA BENDERS) and GLASBOW (WOMPS).
For more information on the SXSW MUSIC FESTIVAL, please go here.
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