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SXSW List Lucky No. 7

By Kevin Curtin, February 8, 2018, 10:00am, Earache!

South by Southwest, now less than five weeks away, expands its Music Week lineup with the addition of 112 acts including “Tomboy” rapper Princess Nokia, Canadian noiseniks Metz, country outlaw Nikki Lane, indie pop duo Tennis, and roots rock showstopper Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.

The mega-conference, running March 12-18 all over Austin, has also tapped Dessa, breakout MC from Minneapolis’ Doomtree collective, Tulsa songman John Calvin Abney, jazz/flamenco/indie instrumental trio City of the Sun, and Manchester grime rapper Bugzy Malone. Today’s edition of the weekly lineup drop brings the full list of performers to roughly 1,400 of what will ultimately be around 2,000. As usual, expect the biggest names to surface days – or minutes – before the festival.

Austin adds 24 artists to the scrum: Annabelle Chairlegs, BoomBaptist, Brian Pounds, Built By Snow, DJ D-Lite, Dual Core, Go DJ JB, Hard Proof, Jenny Reynolds, Lola Tried, Money Chicha, My Education, Neal Pollack Quintet, Peelander-Z, Pike & Sutton, Primo, Rebecca Loebe, Ringo Deathstarr, Swimming With Bears, Terminal Mind, Trouble Boys, Victorious, Wande, and Wearechxsen.

Side note: SXSW’s first round of Music wristbands has sold out, but they’ll release a limited amount on Thursday, Feb. 22, for $179 – available here.

Here’s today’s full list:

20 Somethin’ Band/Tenth Child Inc. House Band (Dallas)

5ive (Earth, Texas)

Annabelle Chairlegs (Austin)

Astrolabio (Bogotá, Colombia)

B.I.P. (Plano)

Bekon (New York, NY.)

Big Tobz (London, England)

Blue Lab Beats (London, England)

BoomBaptist (Austin)

Branjae (Tulsa, OK.)

Brian Pounds (Austin)

Bugzy Malone (Manchester, England)

Built By Snow (Austin)

C-Micah (St. Louis, MO.)

Cadence Weapon (Edmonton, Canada)

Calvin & Kimberly (Detroit, MI.)

Canon (Chicago, IL.)

Canshaker Pi (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Che Lingo (London, England)

City of the Sun (Brooklyn, NY.)

David Gtronic (Berlin, Germany)

Deraj (Orlando, FL.)

Derek Minor (Nashville, TN.)

Desi & Cody (Tulsa, OK.)

Dessa (Minneapolis, MN.)

Dethgaze (Brownsville)

DJ Cre8 (Miami, FL.)

DJ D-Lite (Austin)

DJ Dmoney Global (Fort Worth)

DJ Logan Garrett (Nashville, TN.)

DNA Music Group (Midland)

Doble Porcion (Medellin, Colombia)

Dual Core (Austin)

Efekto Alakrán (Gómez Palacio, Mexico)

Flora Cash (Stockholm, Sweden)

Gepe (Santiago, Chile)

Glassio (New York, NY.)

Go DJ JB (Austin)

Hard Proof (Austin)

The Hearts (Edmonton, Canada)

Idles (Bristol, England)

Imur (Vancouver, Canada)

The Jacks (Orange County, Calif.)

Jacoby Jerome Williams aka Brik.Liam (Dallas)

Jake Wesley Rogers (Nashville, TN.)

James Droll (Nashville, TN.)

Jazmine Nikao (Richmond, VA.)

Jenny Reynolds (Austin)

Jhay Cortez (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

John Calvin Abney (Tulsa, OK.)

Karol G (Medellin, Colombia)

King Pelican (San Antonio)

Kodie Shane (Atlanta, GA.)

The Kominas (Boston, MA.)

La Fame (Miami, FL.)

Larkin Poe (Atlanta, GA.)

Le Naturel (San Bernardino, Calif.)

Liniker e os Caramelows (Araraquara, Brazil)

Lola Tried (Austin)

Love Moor (Birmingham, AL.)

Love You Later (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Lucia (Glasgow, Scotland)

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (Maui, MI.)

LuxDeluxe (Northampton, MA.)

Megan Davies (Nashville, TN.)

Metz (Toronto, Canada)

Missions (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Money Chicha (Austin)

Monoloc (Berlin, Germany)

Monxx (Peterborough, England)

My Education (Austin)

Natalie Prass (Richmond, VA.)

The Neal Pollack Quintet (Austin)

Nikki Lane (Nashville, TN.)

Non Canon (Bristol, England)

Overlake (Jersey City, NJ.)

Pastel Ghost (Oakland, Calif.)

Peelander-Z (Austin)

Pike & Sutton (Austin)

Plain James (Carrollton, GA.)

Primo (Austin)

Princess Nokia (New York, NY.)

Promise (Toronto, Canada)

Propaganda (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Purpose (San Antonio)

Quinn Lewis (Nashville, TN.)

R.A.W. [Ready & Willing] (Houston)

Raymix (Mexico City, Mexico)

Rebecca Loebe (Austin)

Ringo Deathstarr (Austin)

Salt Cathedral (New York, NY.)

Sam Morrow (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Seyi Shay (Lagos, Nigeria)

Shao (Beijing, China)

Skanks Roots Project (San Diego, Calif.)

Sons of an Illustrious Father (Brooklyn, NY.)

Spirit in the Room (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Stefficrown (Cali, Colombia)

Swimming With Bears (Austin)

Tennis (Denver, CO.)

Terminal Mind (Austin)

The Cowboys (Bloomington, IN.)

This Pine Box (Dayton, OH.)

Thunderpussy (Seattle, WA.)

Trouble Boys (Austin)

Umm (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Victorious (Austin)

Wande (Austin)

Wearechxsen (Austin)

World Rejects (Houston)

Wrekless Abandon (Jacksonville, FL.)

Xylouris White (Anogeia, Greece)

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