SXSW Releases Final Artist List

Ryan Adams, Lil Yachty, Neko Case, and 184 more


Countdown to South by Southwest now trickles down to days, not weeks, so finally the music lineup comes into focus. Enduring enfant terrible Ryan Adams, mumble-rap superstar Lil Yachty, and alt-country queen Neko Case headline a list of 187 artists bringing the fest’s grand total to approximately 1,917 acts.

Make that 1,916, since Told Slant canceled on Thursday. Expect a few more late-breaking headliners before the action starts.

Two homegrown breakouts, Austin guitar god Gary Clark Jr. and psych-rock tribe Black Angels, punctuate a list that also includes ex-Walkmen ascension Hamilton Leithauser, Brooklyn MC Talib Kweli, L.A. trip-hop breakout Banks, gonzo dance rockers !!!, electronic body music duo Youth Code, and quietly local Dead Boys axe man Cheetah Chrome. Also jumping into the mix, DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown, better known as Dallas native Erykah Badu, electronic noise pop act Sleigh Bells, energetic rapper Denzel Curry, industrial noise maestro Pharmakon, Nineties hitmakers Third Eye Blind, Canadian indie rockers Tokyo Police Club, day one hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash, and reformed Texas shoegaze heroes Lift to Experience.

Speed sludge trio American Sharks, songwriter extraordinaire Bob Schneider, and indie rock vets …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead lead a swath of 26 Austin artists who will don “artist” wristbands next week. Other locals in the announcement include Beat Imprint, Bigg John of East 35, Billyracxx, Wacmc da Guttah, DJ Hella Yella, Eyelid Kid, Go DJ JB, Hoodtronics, Keeper, Leather Girls, Mad Classy, Bethany Martin, Mélat, Nimbus, the Resistance, Staci Russell, Sharkweek, and the Wealthy West.

Behold the final weekly list:

!!! (Brooklyn, NY.)

[istandard] Producer Experience (Brooklyn, NY.)

9th Wonder (Winston-Salem, NC.)

Ryan Adams (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Ahee (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Jeff Akoh (Abuja, Nirgeria)

Alexandre (Austin)

American Sharks (Austin)

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead (Austin)

Anoyd (Bloomfield, CT.)

Ash Koosha (London, England)

Backyard Band (Washington, D.C.)

Banks (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Be. On. It. (Indianapolis, IN.)

Beat Imprint (Austin)

Amy Becker (London, England)

Betty Who (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Bigg John of East 35 (Austin)

Billyracxx (Austin)

Bitter Pills (Phoenix, AZ.)

Black Angels (Austin)

Black Moods (Tempe, AZ.)

Oscar Black (Hartford, CT.)

Timothy Bloom (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Michael Blume (New York, NY.)

Bobo Swae (Tupelo, MS.)

Boomscat (Washington, D.C.)

Russell E.L. Butler (Oakland, Calif.)

Chris Cartier (Bronx, NY.)

Neko Case (Tacoma, WA.)

Louise Chantál (London, England)

Cheetah Chrome (Austin)

Gary Clark Jr. (Austin)

Cmc da Guttah (Austin)

Geno Cochino (Los Angeles, Calif.)

C Roy (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Jay Cube (Washington, D.C.)

Denzel Curry (Miami, FL.)

Cymcolé (New York, NY.)

Deuce Eclipse (Oakland, Calif.)

Nina Diaz (San Antonio)

Rebel Diaz (Bronx, NY.)

DJ C. DeVone (New York, NY.)

DJ Caleeb (Chicago, IL.)

DJ Chose (Houston)

DJ Diggy Dutch B2B Casual T (Houston)

DJ General Mealz (Atlanta, GA.)

DJ Hella Yella (Austin)

DJ Jimmy Jatt (Lagos Island, Nirgeria)

DJ Kota (Osaka, Japan)

DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Erykah Badu (Dallas)

DJ Logan Garrett (Murfreesboro, TN.)

DJ Miss Milan (Queens Village, NY.)

DJ Money (Washington, D.C.)

DJ Mr King (Akron, OH.)

DJ Mz Rico (Houston)

DJ She Real (Fort Worth)

Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta (Chicago, IL.)

Dreezy (Chicago, IL.)

Dvbbs (Toronto, Canada)

Dwagie (Tainan, Taiwan)

Earthgang (Atlanta, GA.)

Electric Guest (Berkeley, Calif.)

Elhae (Atlanta, GA.)

Eliminate (Los Angeles, Calif.)

El Indio (Sacramento, Calif.)

Karen Elson (Nashville, TN.)

Evolfo (Brooklyn, NY.)

Eyelid Kid (Austin)

Faarrow (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Flexinfab (Dallas)

Francis & the Lights (Oakland, Calif.)

Froth (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Go DJ JB (Austin)

Kat Graham (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Grandmaster Flash (Bronx, NY.)

Guilla (Houston)

Jack Harlow (Louisville, KY.)

Morgan Heritage (Tallahassee, FL.)

Ellie Herring (Lexington, KY.)

Hoodtronics (Austin)

Hosted by Rex Domino (Portsmouth, England)

Imaj (Dallas)

Impxct (Tupelo, MS.)

Imsomaleek (New York, NY.)

Insomnias Lambs$ (Cincinnati, OH.)

J.I.D. (Atlanta, GA.)

Jace (Atlanta, GA.)

Jameszoo (Den Bosch, Netherlands)

Jay Idk (DMV, MD.)

Joolz Jones (Greenwich Village, NY.)

Topaz Jones (Montclair, NJ.)

Jstjr (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Vic Jun & the Philharmonik (Sacramento, Calif.)

Keeper (Austin)

DJ Kelly G (New York, NY.)

Kfhox (New York, NY.)

Khaled M (Chicago, IL.)

King Kanja (Nairobi, Kenya)

King Visionary (Detroit, MI.)

Kohinoorgasm (Berkeley, Calif.)

Kevin Krauter (Indianapolis, IN.)

Talib Kweli (Brooklyn, NY.)

Kyle (Ventura, Calif.)

Lafame (Miami, FL.)

The Late Ones (Laie, HI.)

LaTour (Sacramento, Calif.)

Leather Girls (Austin)

Hamilton Leithauser (Brooklyn, NY.)

Ari Lennox (Washington, D.C.)

Lift To Experience (Denton)

Lil Bizzy (Cleveland, OH.)

Lil Yachty (Atlanta, GA.)

Loamlands (Durham, NC.)

Lo Moon (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Amber London (Houston)

Alice Phoebe Lou (Berlin, Germany)

Lute (Charlotte, NC.)

Ma-less (Orlando, FL.)

Mad Classy (Austin)

Magic Giant (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Mamak Khadem Ensemble (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Otown Marco (Orlando, FL.)

Bethany Martin (Austin)

Marty B. (Champaign, IL.)

Mathias (Washington, D.C.)

Mélat (Austin)

Justin Miller (New York City, NY.)

Mod Sun (Bloomington, MN.)

Mohsen Namjoo (New York, NY.)

Maurice Moore (Ottawa, Canada)

Kevin Morby (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Mozzy (Sacramento, Calif.)

Muna (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Ras Nebyu (Washington, D.C.)

Nef the Pharaoh (Vallejo, Calif.)

The Nimbus (Austin)

Noname (Chicago, IL.)

Not Sorry (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Non Win (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Noyz (Brampton, Canada)

Outernational (New York, NY.)

Pharmakon (New York, NY.)

Professor Toon (Durham, NC.)

Q.Guyton (Houston)

Rare Essence (Washington, D.C.)

Joey Ray (Washingtonville, NY.)

Reid Speed (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Reesa Renee (Washington, D.C.)

The Resistance (Austin)

Jessie Reyez (Toronto, Canada)

Izaq Roland (San Antonio)

Staci Russell (Austin)

Saba (Chicago, IL.)

Logan Sama (Brentwood, England)

Bob Schneider (Austin)

Chris Scholar (Richmond VA)

Sdotbraddy (Miami, FL.)

Shaqisdope (Toronto, Canada)

Sharkweek (Austin)

Shifty Eyes (Sylvan Lake, AB.)

Shubzilla (Seattle, WA.)

The Skins (Brooklyn, NY.)

Jesse Slayter (Lafayette LA)

Sleigh Bells (New York, NY.)

Slim Guerilla (Houston)

Starlito (Nashville, TN.)

Huw Stephens (Cardiff, Wales)

Stimulator Jones (Richmond, VA.)

Thee MVPs (London, England)

Third Eye Blind (San Francisco, Calif.)

Tinashe (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Tokyo Police Club (Newmarket, Canada)

Trouble (Atlanta, GA.)

Tyus (Portland, OR.)

Ugly God (Houston)

Ultimate Rejects (Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago)

Undergravity (Houston)

Valee (Chicago, IL.)

Vanic (Vancouver, Canada)

Vic Crezée (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Wealthy West (Austin)

Wrestlecircus: Live Pro Wrestling w/ Matt Hardy, Matt Riddle, Brian Cage, Sammy Guevara, Jeff Cobb (Austin)

Wybmf (Dallas)

Xbvalentine (Georgetown)

Ybs Skola (Baltimore, MD.)

Youth Code (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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