SXSW List No. 9, No. 9, No. 9

Khalid, Japandroids, Speedy Ortiz, and 159 more

The start of South by Southwest now looms just 15 days away, so big names have begun dropping. Today’s reveal includes latest R&B superstar Khalid, Canadian power duo Japandroids, indie rock revivalists Speedy Ortiz, mountain muses Old Crow Medicine Show, and Chapel Hill legends Superchunk.

Japandroids at Emo’s, 11.11.17 (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

Today’s reoccurring Thursday lineup unveiling adds 162 artists to mix, bringing the grand total to well over three-quarters of SXSW’s standard 2,000-act slate. Other additions stack up Moscow protest punks Pussy Riot, nü disco duo Classixx, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of rap godfathers Run DMC, and ageless soul/R&B master Lee Fields.

Also on deck: California rockers Cold War Kids, Stones Throw Records rap talent Homeboy Sandman, Lone Star State rock/country conglomerate the Texas Gentlemen, and heavy indies Wavves.

Meanwhile, SXSW notches up its ATX selection to 224 with the addition of 29 locals, including post-bluegrass hellraisers Whiskey Shivers, song maverick Jonathan Terrell, and inspirational hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm, who garnered Band of the Year honors at the Austin Music Awards a landmark three times, 2014-2016.

Also showcasing March 12-17: A-Town Get Down, Ayuma, B1, Big Ro, Brooks Mosher b2b Submersible Machines, Buhu (DJ Set), Cha’keeta B, Confucius Jones, Digital Wild, DJ TradeMark, Dr. Joe, Duhrdy, Eliot Lipp, Folk Uke, G-Jet, Grav3y, Harddrive, I Am Bearwood, Jim-E-O, Loki, Mic Taylor, Sertified, and Ugly Beats.

Grok today’s full rundown:

Abisha Uhl (Minneapolis, MN.)

The Afroknotts (Houston)

Alejandro Franco (Mexico City, Mexico)

Amy Becker (London, England)

Ari (Mount Vernon, NY.)

A-Town Getdown (Austin)

August Eve (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Ayuma (Austin)

B-Hi (Harlem, NY.)

B1 (Austin)

Barrie (Brooklyn, NY.)

Betonkust (Breukelen, Netherlands)

Big Ro (Austin)

Billa (New York, NY.)

Billie Eilish (Highland Park, Calif.)

Blang (Orange County, Calif.)

Blvck Spvde (St. Louis, MO.)

Bre-Z (Philadelphia, PA.)

Brooks Mosher b2b Submersible Machines (Austin)

Buffalo Blanco (Monterrey, Mexico)

Buhu [DJ Set] (Austin)

Buxton (Houston)

Calvin Martyr (Killeen)

Cha’keeta B (Austin)

Chaz-O (Bridgeport, CT.)

Cheryl Rivera (Puerto Rico)

Chris Anthonvy (Brooklyn, NY.)

Chris Berardo (Silvermine, CT.)

Chrissi Poland (Jersey City, NJ.)

Classixx (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Clear Soul Forces (Detroit, MI.)

Cloves (Melbourne, Australia)

Cold War Kids (Silverlake, Calif.)

Colin Elmore & the Danville Train (Nashville, TN.)

The Compozers (London, England)

Confucius Jones (Austin)

Dany F (Medellín, Colombia)

Dee Jay Silver (Nashville, TN.)

Deer Vibes (San Antonio)

Demo Taped (Atlanta, GA.)

The Digital Wild (Austin)

DJ Chip Banks (Youngstown, OH.)

DJ Costa (Boston, MA.)

DJ DB 405 (Oaklahoma City, OK.)

DJ J Heat (Orange, NJ.)

DJ Rle (Nacogdoches)

DJ Trademark (Austin)

Dmc (Queens, NY.)

Don Qv (Bronx, NY.)

Dontae (San Diego, Calif.)

Doughbeezy (Houston)

Dr. Joe (Austin)

Dre’ L.O.C. (San Antonio)

Duhrdy (Austin)

Durand Jones & the Indications (Bloomington, IN.)

Eliot Lipp (Austin)

Epic B (Brooklyn, NY.)

Eric Slick (Richmond, VA.)

Essaie Pas (Montréal, Canada)

Faze Miyake (London, Calif.)

Fedel (Tulsa, OK.)

Findlay (London, England)

Finneas (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Five 2 Oh (Corpus Christi)

Folk Family Revival (Houston)

Folk Uke (Austin)

Frank Waln (He Dog, SD.)

G-Jet (Austin)

Germans (Brooklyn, NY.)

G Flip (Melbourne, Australia)

Grav3y (Austin)

Harddrive (Austin)

Hardwork Movement (Philadelpia, PA.)

Harry Edohoukwa (Dallas)

Homeboy Sandman (New York, NY.)

Horseshoe Gang (Long Beach, Calif.)

I Am Bearwood (Austin)

Ill Fated Natives (Philadelphia, PA.)

Interstellar Funk (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

In the Valley Below (Grand Rapids, MI.)

Japandroids (Vancouver, Canada)

Jaykae (Birmingham, England)

Jay Prince (London, England)

Jillisa Lynn (Rochester, NY.)

Jim-E-O (Austin)

Jonathan Terrell (Austin)

Josh Rouse (Nashville, TN.)

Kadence (Oklahoma City, OK.)

Kajmir Kwest (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Khalid (El Paso)

Kojo Funds (London, England)

Kris Kasanova (Brooklyn, NY.)

Kwesta (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Kxng Crooked (Long Beach, Calif.)

Lawrence (New York, NY.)

Lax (Lagos, Nigeria)

Lee Fields & the Expressions (Brooklyn, NY.)

Levon (Nashville, TN.)

Lil’ Buck Sinegal (Lafayette, LA.)

Lil Xan (Redlands, Calif.)

Loki (Austin)

Louis Futon (Philadelphia, PA.)

Lucette (Edmonton, Canada)

Lucy Dacus (Richmond, VA.)

MC Frontalot (Brooklyn, NY.)

Mic Taylor (Austin)

Miss Lavelle White & the L Men (Austin)

Mluna (Austin)

Mosie (Boston, MA.)

Naaz (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Nailah Blackman (Trinidad & Tobago)

Navelle Hice (Chester, PA.)

Neila (Parkland, FL.)

Niena Drake (Chicago, IL.)

Niki Ellis (New Britain, CT.)

Noah Cyrus (Los Angeles, Calif.)

No Parents (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Old Crow Medicine Show (Nashville, TN.)

Olivia Noelle (Queens, NY.)

Oscar Black (Hartford, CT.)

Paul McDonald (Nashville, TN.)

Pete Molinari (London, England)

Pixel Terror (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Prophet (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Pussy Riot (Moscow, Russia)

Red Dirt Rangers (Stillwater, OK.)

Redd Volkaert (Vancouver, Canada)

Rel (Charlotte, NC.)

Ricky Rebel (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Riders Against the Storm (Austin)

RJ Comer (White Bluff, TN.)

Rmblr (Atlanta, GA.)

Ruby Ibarra (San Lorenzo, Calif.)

Ruslan (San Diego, Calif.)

Sam Himself (New York, NY.)

Savannah Ré (Toronto, Canada)

Sertified (Austin)

Speedy Ortiz (Massachusetts, MA.)

The Steoples (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Stimulator Jones (Roanoke, VA.)

Stlndrms (Atlanta, GA.)

Street Hymns (Grand Prairie)

Superchunk (Chapel Hill, NC.)

Swoope (Akron, OH.)

Sylvan Esso (Durham, NC.)

Tall Juan (Far Rockaway, NY.)

Tall Paul/Mic Jordan (Minneapolis, MN.)

Tenille Townes (Nashville, TN.)

The Texas Gentlemen (Dallas)

Titan [DJ Set] (Mexico City, Mexico)

Tree (Dallas)

Turn Up Broz (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.)

TX Connect (Dallas)

Ty Brasel (Memphis, TN.)

The Ugly Beats (Austin)

Uninamise (Brooklyn, NY.)

Veronica Ortuño (Austin)

Vivanativa (Puerto Rico)

Waker (Nashville, TN.)

Wavves (San Diego, Calif.)

Whiskey Shivers (Austin)

Zac Wilkerson (Killeen)

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SXSW List No. 9 2018, SXSW Music 2018, Japandroids, Khalid, Speedy Ortiz, Pussy Riot, Classixx, Darryl McDaniels, Run DMC, Lee Fields, Cold War Kids, Homeboy Sandman, Texas Gentlemen, Wavves

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