SXSW Rolls Out Sixth List

Deap Vally, Broncho, Chicano Batman, Peter Lewis and 122 more

Another Friday, another list of acts headed to Austin for South by Southwest. The mega-festival creeps just five weeks away now and today’s list of 126 artist additions – highlighted by Moby Grape great Peter Lewis, raging L.A. power duo Deap Vally, and neo-retro Latin rockers Chicano Batman – brings the running total to roughly 1,303.

Five more weekly lists – and likely some late-breaking headliner announcements – await.

James “Human Furnace” Bulloch leading Ringworm at Austin’s 2014 iteration of Housecore Horror (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

Also added to the SXSW 2017 music docket: catchy Okie rock breakouts Broncho, thrashcore metallurgists Ringworm, hip-hop/soul duo Oshun, budding Brooklyn femcee Young M.A., and Nickel Creek songstress Sara Watkins, playing Antone’s this coming Thursday. Other stateside acts joining the fray include the epic EDM sounds of Infinity Shred, hot experimental metal band Tombs, BET-exposed gospel breakout Alexis Spight, Nashvillian heavy garage songsters Pujol, and American Music Club singer Mark Eitzel.

While early lists come flush with more foreign talent, today’s bulletin features plenty of international intrigue: keyboard pumping post-punks We Are Wolves fly down from the Great White North, while Charly Black brings his energetic club pop from the rural regions of Jamaica. Meanwhile, Grandpa Death Experience explores the dirty, dark, bizarre corners of Dutch rock, young Alvaro Diaz of San Juan shows us what the cutting edge of Puerto Rican rap sounds like, and Los Outsaiders promote Peruvian garage-rock.

Locally sourced selections continue proving strong with alt-classical explorers Graham Reynolds & Golden Arm Trio, Lindsey Mackin’s rising psychy rock gang Annabelle Chairlegs, soulful jam rockers the Bright Light Social Hour, and deluxe Americana rocker Jesse Dayton leading the latest list. Other Austin acts receiving free backpacks this March are Al Lover, Tje Austin, Beard the Lion, Dylan Cameron, Beth Chrisman, Country Cousins, Danny Golden, DJ Versus, Jon Dee Graham, Jim-E-O, Mama K & the Shades, Austin Martin, Mother Falcon, the Reputations, Glenn Rexach Group, Sungod, Supraman, and the Wagoneers.

Here’s this week’s whole enchilada:

Al Lover (San Francisco, Calif.)

Annabelle Chairlegs (Austin)

Tje Austin (Austin)

Ayo Jay (Lagos, LA.)

The Band Called Fuse (New York, NY.)

Ant Beale (Gloucester City, NJ.)

Beard the Lion (Austin)

Bell (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Bia (Boston, MA.)

Jade Bird (London, England)

Charly Black (Trelawny, Jamaica)

The Bright Light Social Hour (Austin)

Broncho (Tulsa, OK.)

Dylan Cameron (Austin)

Chantae Cann (Atlanta, GA.)

Garrett T. Capps (San Antonio)

CB5 (Clevland, OH.)

Chicano Batman (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Beth Chrisman (Austin)

Country Cousins (Austin)

Dams of the West (Upper Freehold Township, NJ.)

Danny Golden (Austin)

Jesse Dayton (Austin)

Deap Vally (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Death Will Tremble (Austin)

Del Paxton (Buffalo, NY.)

Alvaro Diaz (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

DJ Versus (Austin)

Dopebyaccident (Memphis, TN.)

Eisley (Tyler)

Mark Eitzel (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Javier Escovedo (Lodi, Calif.)

Everyone is Dirty (Oakland, Calif.)

Deniro Farrar (Charlotte, NC.)

Feralucia (Medellín, Colombia)

Carl Fontaine (Akron, OH.)

Free Radicals (Houston)

Fully Focus (Atlanta, GA.)

Jon Dee Graham (Austin)

Grandpa Death Experience (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

GT (Birmingham, AL.)

Hand Habits (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Houses of Heaven (San Francisco, Calif.)

Infinity Shred (New York, NY.)

In the Valley Below (Grand Rapids, MI.)

Jazzamboka (Montréal, Canada)

Jim-E-O (Austin)

J. Monty (Jonesboro, GA.)

Karakoram (Santiago, Chile)

Karlon (Bronx, NY.)

Kat&Jared (Temple)

Julian King (Philadelphia, PA.)

KP tha Profit (San Antonio)

The Legendary Ils Sont Partis Band [Buckwheat Zydeco Band] (Lafayette, LA.)

Los Outsaiders (Lima, Peru)

Erick Lottary (Fayetteville, NC.)

Lovella (Nashville, TN.)

Madame Récamier (Mexico City, Mexico)

M.A.D.E 4 Christ (Atlanta, GA.)

Majozi (Cape Town, South Africa)

Mama (Chicago, IL.)

Mama K & the Shades (Austin)

Austin Martin (Austin)

Meatbodies (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Melkbelly (Chicago, IL.)

Rich Minus Tribute with Eric Hisaw (San Antonio)

Mise en Scene (Winnipeg, Canada)

Miyavi (Tokyo, Japan)

Mobsquad Nard (Jacksonville, FL.)

Moby Grape’s Peter Lewis (San Francisco, Calif.)

Modern Vices (Chicago, IL.)

Mother Falcon (Austin)

Mula Gang (Sacramento, Calif.)

Only Now (San Francisco, Calif.)

Oshun (Brooklyn, NY.)

Paradox Black (Dox) (San Jose, Calif.)

Grace Park [of the Deer] (San Marcos)

Pls&Ty (Palm Beach, FL.)

Protex (Belfast, N. Ireland)

Pujol (Nashville, TN.)

Queen of Jeans (Philadelphia, PA.)

Question (San Antonio)

Rap Legend Jesse Dangerously (Ottawa, Canada)

Emily Reo (Brooklyn, NY.)

Reonda (Brooklyn, NY.)

The Reputations (Austin)

Glenn Rexach Group (Austin)

Graham Reynolds & Golden Arm Trio (Austin)

Ringworm (Cleveland, OH.)

Chris Rivers (Bronx, NY.)

Robotaki (Toronto, Canada)

Roj Müzik (Mercin, Turkey)

Frankie Rose (Brooklyn, NY.)

Ruido Rosa (Mexico City, Mexico)

Samito (Montréal, Canada)

Cal Scruby (Cincinnati, OH.)

Sextile (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Shonlock (Acworth, GA.)

Show Louis (Houston)

Silverio (Mexico City, Mexico)

Snail Mail (Baltimore, MD.)

Son Fjord (Austin)

Sound Mass (Austin)

Alexis Spight (Buffalo, NY.)

Statik Selektah (Brooklyn, NY.)

Steve James (Johnstown, PA.)

St. Lenox (Brooklyn, NY.)

Sungod (Austin)

Supraman (Austin)

Telephone Lovers (Long Beach, Calif.)

Tombs (New York, NY.)

To Whom It May (Galveston)

Twist (Toronto, Canada)

Jarreau Vandal (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The Wagoneers (Austin)

Sara Watkins (Los Angeles, Calif.)

We Are Wolves (Montréal, Canada)

Welles (Fayetteville. AR.)

Western Star (Baltimore, MD.)

Alex Wiley (Chicago, IL.)

Anna Wise (Brooklyn, NY.)

Woody (Delft, Netherlands)

The World Over (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Yodaslim (Dallas)

Young M.A. (Brooklyn, NY.)

Ytcracker (Colorado Springs CO)

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Moby Grape, Peter Lewis, Broncho, Chicano Batman, Deap Vally, Nickelcreek, Sara Watkins, Ringworm, Tombs, Oshun, Alexis Spight, American Music Club, Mark Eitzel, We Are Wolves, Bright Light Social Hour, Jesse Dayton, Graham Reynolds & Golden Arm Trio, Annabelle Chairlegs, SXSW Music 2017

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