Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List

Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more

Nine days. That’s how long until the larger creative world descends on our already teeming ant colony for South by Southwest. As such, the conference’s music programmers today release their final weekly list, which includes hip-hop iron chef Action Bronson, Black Star rapper Talib Kweli, and Crescent City institution the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Talib Kweli at the 2015 X Games in Austin (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

The announcement also highlights a tribute to cult hero Blaze Foley (1949-1989). The Austin songwriter, remembered for his swashbuckling antics as much as his transcendent lyrical craft, is the focus of a new Ethan Hawke-directed biopic. Blaze screens Friday night at the Paramount Theatre, followed by a performance featuring lead actor Ben Dickey, Lone Star conglomerate the Texas Gentlemen, Foley-associate Gurf Morlix, Hurray for the Riff Raff singer Alynda Segarra, Nikki Lane, and more.

Also on deck for the Music Conference, running March 12-18: punk rock pharmacist Ted Leo, Chi-town DJ duo the Hood Internet, “Uptown Funk” collaborator Trinidad Jame$, and Daylyt, the eclectic California rapper known for a series of controversial statements and once trying to empty his bowels onstage.

Miami MC Da Deacon will be “Livin’ gooder than a mutherfucka” at SXSW. So will Americana songman Parker Millsap, Merge Records-approved folk challengers Hiss Golden Messenger, H-town hip-hop favorite Trae Tha Truth, must-see ex-Monotonix guitarist and Chronicle day party headliner Yonatan Gat, and higher-level R&B/hip-hop group Oshun.

Roky Erickson, the musical visionary who pioneered Sixties psych rock, is set to make an appearance as well. He leads a list of almost two-dozen locals, including Bidi Bidi Banda, Black Pistol Fire, Blushing, Buenos Diaz, Capyac, Casual Strangers, Casual T, Corduroi, Dawn & Hawkes, Dray South, Hoodtronics, Roxy Roca, Migrant Kids, Otis the Destroyer, Shinyribs, Shy Beast, Tommy 2 Stix, TYFS (Thank You For Sweating) DJ Crew, and Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros.

This final weekly artist reveal adds 199 acts to the fray, bringing the grand total of performing acts to around 1,900. Still, that ain’t all folks. Expect big names to emerge in the next nine days.

In the meantime, here’s today’s full list:

Abstract (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Action Bronson (Queens, NY.)

AJ DeGrasse (San Diego, Calif.)

Aka (Johannesurg, South Africa)

Amanze (Bronx, NY.)

American Folk [Joe Purdy & Amber Rubarth] (Los Angeles, Calif.)

American Grime (Miami, FL.)

Andrew Parsons (Austin)

Angel (London, England)

Annalise Azadian (New York, NY.)

Anti-Lilly (Houston)

Ardalan (Tehran, Iran)

Arlie (Nashville, TN.)

A Tribute to Blaze Foley with Ben Dickey, the Texas Gentlemen, Gurf Morlix, Alynda Segarra, Nikki Lane, JT Van Zandt, and more (Austin)

Audio Push (Inland Empire, Calif.)

Aztec Death (Dallas)

Badyoshi (Seattle, WA.)

BbyMutha (Chattanooga, TN.)

Bea Troxel (Nashville, TN.)

Ben Dickey (Little Rock, AR.)

Bidi Bidi Banda (Austin)

Black Pistol Fire (Toronto, Canada)

Blushing (Austin)

Born Gifted (Harlem, NY.)

Buddy Lofton (Brentwood, NY.)

Buenos Diaz (Austin)

Caamp (Columbus, OH)

Capyac [DJ Set] (Austin)

Casual Strangers (Austin)

Casual T (Austin)

Catz ‘N Dogz (Szczecin, Poland)

Cha Cha Malone (Seattle, WA.)

Chagall (London, England)

The Chamanas (El Paso)

Chris Stylez (Toronto, Canada)

Cirque Noir (Houston)

City Woods (Lima, Peru)

Cool Nutz (Portland, OR.)

Corduroi (Austin)

Cory Kendrix (Denver, CO.)

Crayondroids (Dallas)

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble (Sunset, LA.)

Da Church (Detroit, MI.)

Da Deacon (Miami, FL.)

Damar Jackson (Deridder, LA.)

Dawn & Hawkes (Austin)

Daylyt (Watts, Calif.)

Decosi Fields (Decatur, GA.)

Dice Soho (Houston)

DillanPonders (Toronto, Canada)

Diverse Character (Trenton, NJ.)

DJ Anarchy (Houston)

DJ El Indio (Sacramento, Calif.)

DJ Enuff (New York, NY.)

DJ Juls (London, England)

DJ Mix Master David (Atlanta, GA.)

DJ Novela (Sacramento, Calif.)

DJ Pumkin (Seoul, South Korea)

DJ Rocryte (Seattle, WA.)

DJ Zetroc b2b All Day Ray (Austin)

Drama Diablo (Toronto, Canada)

Dray South (Austin)

Dyln (Brooklyn, NY.)

Eimaral Sol (Killeen)

Elegante & La Imperial (Lima, Peru)

Embrz (Dublin, Ireland)

Erva Carter (Beaumont)

Flavia (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Girl Ultra (Mexico City, Mexico)

G Perico (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Great Good Fine Ok (Brooklyn, NY.)

Haulm (Brooklyn, NY.)

The Heirs (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Hiss Golden Messenger (Durham, NC.)

Holland Patent Public Library (Brooklyn, NY.)

Homeboy Sandman & Edan (New York, NY.)

Honey Soundsystem (San Francisco, Calif.)

The Hood Internet (Chicago, IL.)

Hoodtronics (Austin)

The Hooten Hallers (Columbia, MO.)

Hop Along (Philadelphia, PA.)

HY$T (Indianapolis, IN.)

Isabel Davis (San Antonio)

Ivy Sole (Charlotte, NC.)

Izar (Pittsburgh, PA.)

Jasper Bones (Pasadena, Calif.)

Jay Jones (New Orleans, LA.)

Jimmy Brickz (Toronto, Canada)

Joe Purdy (Los Angeles, Calif.)

John Acquaviva (London, Canada)

Johnny Oz (Broward County, FL.)

Josiah Bell (Windsor, Canada)

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs (Cypress Island, LA.)

Jpegmafia (Baltimore, MD.)

Jukebox the Ghost (New York, NY.)

Junoflo (Los Angeles, Calif.)

K’Coneil (New York, NY.)

Kane Brown (Fort Oglethorpe, GA.)

Kayla Briët (Cypress, Calif.)

Kayper (London, England)

Kiefer (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Kinda Super Disco (Houston)

Lani Love (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Larry June (San Francisco, Calif.)

Leikeli47 (Brooklyn, NY.)

Letta J (Brooklyn, NY.)

Lex Empress (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Lil Freaky [aka Dripset Freaky] (Atlanta, GA.)

Lions Ambition (Seattle, WA.)

The Living Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

London Reyes (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Los Outsaiders (Lima, Peru)

Louis Futon Live (Philadelphia, PA.)

Lpx (Brooklyn, NY.)

Lucky Loc (Hillsboro)

Ludo (Montreal, Canada)

Lyons & Co. (Chicago, IL.)

M. Rivers (Los Angeles, Calif.)

M3CCA (Houston)

Max (New York, NY.)

Mayah Dyson (Manassas, VA.)

Migrant Kids (Austin)

Mike Gz (Decatur, GA.)

Lindsey Mills (West Palm Beach, FL.)

Millyz (Cambridge, MA.)

Miss Krystle (Phoenix, AZ.)

Missy D (Vancouver, Canada)

Moira Mack (Madison, WI.)

Monogem (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Motel Mirrors (Memphis, TN.)

The Movement (Columbia, SC.)

Mpr Riche Rich (Atlanta, GA.)

Mr Wired Up (Houston)

My!Gay!Husband! (Vancouver, Canada)

Nancy Whang (Brooklyn, NY.)

Nani Castle (Staten Island, NY.)

Noochie (Washington D.C.)

Nue (Toronto, Canada)

Off the Dome (Tacoma, WA.)

Omb Bloodbath (Houston)

Oshun (Washington D.C.)

Otis the Destroyer (Austin)

Parker Millsap (Purcell, OK.)

Party Boi Rok (Austin)

Pat Lok (Vancouver, Canada)

Peanut No Jam (New York, NY.)

Penguin Prison (New York, NY.)

Pepe Mogt (San Diego, Calif.)

Phase One (Bronx, NY.)

Philharmonik (Sacramento, Calif.)

Picture My Vision Entertainment (Missouri City)

Pønce (Mexico City, Mexico)

Poppies (New York, NY.)

Porcelan (Memphis, TN.)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (New Orleans, LA.)

Private School (Miami, FL.)

Q Money (Cleveland, OH.)

Rachel Mason (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Radio Galaxy (Houston)

Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends (Nashville, TN.)

Rico Davis (Camden, NJ.)

Roky Erickson (Austin)

Roxy Roca (Austin)

Saweetie (Hayward, Calif.)

Secret Sands (Houston)

Seti X (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Shetler Jones (Cleveland, OH.)

Shinyribs (Austin)

Shy Beast (Austin)

Sian Anderson (London, England)

Siimba Liives Long/Haile Supreme (Brooklyn, NY.)

Smooky MarGielaa (Bronx, NY.)

SoulGroupUniverse (Queens, NY.)

Steelyone (New Rochelle, NY.)

Stephanie Rice (Houston)

Stev Camo (Staten Island, NY.)

Steve Hauschildt (Chicago, IL.)

Talib Kweli (Brooklyn, NY.)

Taliwhoah (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Ted Leo (Bloomfield, NJ.)

Ted Park (Madison, WI.)

Thutmose (Brooklyn, NY.)

Tommy 2 Stix (Austin)

Topaz Jones (Montclair, NJ.)

Trae Tha Truth (Houston)

Trinidad Jame$ (Atlanta, GA.)

Troy Garrick (Denton)

Tyfs [Thank You For Sweating] DJ Crew (Austin)

Ursa Major (Long Island, NY.)

Val Fleury (Monrovia, Liberia)

Vintage Lee (Boston, MA.)

Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros (Austin)

Wretch 32 (Tottenham, England)

YehMe2 (Chicago, IL.)

Yonatan Gat (New York, NY.)

Yung Bans (Atlanta, GA.)

Ziibiwan (Toronto, Canada)

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