SXSW Music Festival – Second List of Showcasing Artists Announced

Offering a one-of-a-kind live music experience

The South by Southwest® Music Festival (SXSW®) has announced a second round of Showcasing Artists invited to perform at the 34th annual event. SXSW is where the entertainment, technology, and media industries converge, and the Music Festival gives forward-thinking minds the inspiration to shape the future of the creation, performance and business of music. The first essential music event on the industry calendar, the SXSW Music Festival takes place March 16 – 22, 2020 in Austin, Texas.

Every year, the SXSW Music Festival programmers assemble a lineup of artists from around the world, with established performers playing alongside cutting-edge new acts. The result is a unique live music experience where industry pros and music lovers discover an unparalleled range of artists and styles. A few highlights from this batch of artists include: Alex Somers (Los Angeles CA), Alina Pash (Kyiv UKRAINE), Automatic (Los Angeles CA), Bodywash (Montreal CANADA), Dos Monos (Tokyo JAPAN), The F16s (Chennai INDIA), FAIRE (Paris FRANCE), Frances Quinlan (Philadelphia PA), Iguana Death Cult (Rotterdam NETHERLANDS), Jucee Froot (Memphis TN), Launder (Los Angeles CA), Lorelle Meets The Obsolete (Ensenada MEXICO), Monophonicos (Barranquilla COLOMBIA), Nasty Cherry (Los Angeles CA), Otoboke Beaver (Kyoto JAPAN), Reality Club (Jakarta INDONESIA), Salma Sky (Lusaka ZAMBIA), Steam Down (London UK-ENGLAND), Tim Burgess (Dereham UK-ENGLAND), Walshy Fire (Miami FL), and Wire (Brighton UK-ENGLAND).

This is the second of several announcements revealing Showcasing Artists who will perform for the international creative community at SXSW. These showcases offer attendees the opportunity to experience tomorrow’s headliners on small stages at unique central Austin venues. Artists invited to perform include:

1$T (Atlanta GA)
The Accidentals (Traverse City MI)
Ada Lea (Montreal CANADA)
Ailbhe Reddy (Dublin IRELAND)
Akeju (New York NY)
Alexander Biggs (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Alex Somers (Los Angeles CA)
Algiers (Atlanta GA)
Alice Skye (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Alina Pash (Kyiv UKRAINE)
All My Friends Hate Me (Los Angeles CA)
American Werewolf Academy (Dallas TX)
Anatole (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
Anna Burch (Detroit MI)
Anna Fox (Brooklyn NY)
Antonio Lizana (San Fernando SPAIN)
Arlo Parks (London UK-ENGLAND)
Arp Frique & Erik “Keysie” Ritfeld (Amsterdam NETHERLANDS)
A. Swayze & The Ghosts (Hobart AUSTRALIA)
Atash (Austin TX)
Automatic (Los Angeles CA)
Babeheaven (London UK-ENGLAND)
Bandits on the Run (New York NY)
Basia Bulat (Montreal CANADA)
Being Dead (Austin TX)
Benny Afroe (Middelburg SOUTH AFRICA)
Big Mountain County (Rome ITALY)
Biznaga (Madrid SPAIN)
Blacks’ Myths (Washington DC)
Bleaker (Huntsville AL)
Bobby Oroza (Helsinki FINLAND)
Bodywash (Montreal CANADA)
Boy Scouts (Oakland CA)
The Brother Brothers (Brooklyn NY)
Brother Dege (Lafayette LA)
Byrke Lou (Berlin GERMANY)
Cable Ties (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Catholic Action (Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND)
China Bears (London UK-ENGLAND)
Citrico (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)
Communicant (Pasadena CA)
Control Top (Philadelphia PA)
Costa de Ámbar (Guadalajara MEXICO)
Darkbird (Austin TX)
David Ramirez (Austin TX)
deca joins (Taipei TAIWAN)
Dehd (Chicago IL)
Desierto Drive (Monterrey MEXICO)
Devon Gilfillian (Nashville TN)
Die Heiterkeit (Berlin GERMANY)
Disq (Madison WI)
Dog In The Snow (Brighton UK-ENGLAND)
Dom Flemons (Washington DC)
Dos Monos (Tokyo JAPAN)
Dromedarios Mágicos (Mexico City MEXICO)
Dylan Fuentes (Barranquilla COLOMBIA)
Elis Paprika & The Black Pilgrims (Guadalajara MEXICO)
Ellen Krauss (Stockholm SWEDEN)
Enrique Campos (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)
The F16s (Chennai INDIA)
Fenne Lily (Bristol UK-ENGLAND)
FLAVIA (Los Angeles CA)
Fragile Rock (Austin TX)
Fran (Chicago IL)
Frances Quinlan (Philadelphia PA)
Georgel (Monterrey MEXICO)
Girl Friday (Los Angeles CA)
Grivo (Austin TX)
GRLwood (Louisville KY)
Gross Net (Belfast UK-N. IRELAND)
Hamzaa (London UK-ENGLAND)
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations (Bristol UK-ENGLAND)
Haru Nemuri (Yokohama JAPAN)
Hayden Pedigo (Amarillo TX)
Hera (Reykjavik ICELAND)
Huck (Brooklyn NY)
Iguana Death Cult (Rotterdam NETHERLANDS)
Italia 90 (London UK-ENGLAND)
Jamie-Lee Dimes (Gold Coast AUSTRALIA)
Jeff Lofton (Austin TX)
Jim and Sam (Santa Monica CA)
Jinmi Abduls (Lagos NIGERIA)
Joël (Toronto CANADA)
Joe Purdy (Los Angeles CA)
Jucee Froot (Memphis TN)
Katie Pruitt (Nashville TN)
Kelsey Waldon (Nashville KY)
KennyHoopla (Oshkosh WI)
The Kernal (Jackson TN)
King Nun (London UK-ENGLAND)
Kota Banks (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
La Banda del Bisonte (Medellín COLOMBIA)
La Fragua Band (Medellín COLOMBIA)
Lambert (Berlin GERMANY)
Launder (Los Angeles CA)
Leah Senior (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires (Birmingham AL)

 Liah Alonso (New York NY)

Limboski (Warsaw POLAND)
Liz Lawrence (Stratford Upon Avon UK-ENGLAND)
Lorelle Meets The Obsolete (Ensenada MEXICO)
Los Bitchos (London UK-ENGLAND)
Luke De-Sciscio (Bath UK-ENGLAND)
Luke Howard (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Lunar Vacation (Atlanta GA)
Madame Gandhi (Los Angeles CA)
Madison McFerrin (Brooklyn NY)
Margarita Siempre Viva (Medellín COLOMBIA)
Marlon Craft (New York NY)
Marsicans (Leeds UK-ENGLAND)
Massar Egbari (Alexandria EGYPT)
Mauricio Sanchez (Monterrey MEXICO)
menwhopause (New Delhi INDIA)
Milly (Los Angeles CA)
Miro Shot (London UK-ENGLAND)
Moaning (Los Angeles CA)
Momma (Los Angeles CA)
Monophonicos (Barranquilla COLOMBIA)
Monophonics (Marin CA)
Montañera (Bogotá COLOMBIA)
Moving Panoramas (Austin TX)
Mpho Sebina (Nko Ya Phiri BOTSWANA)
Mr.Kitty (Austin TX)
musclecars (Brooklyn NY)
My Education (Austin TX)
Nasty Cherry (Los Angeles CA)
Negrø (Morelia MEXICO)
Niño Árbol (Tepic MEXICO)
Nyashinski (Nairobi KENYA)
Orquesta Canela (Cali COLOMBIA)
Otoboke Beaver (Kyoto JAPAN)
Parisalexa (Seattle WA)
Parliamo (Perth UK-SCOTLAND)
Pat Dam Smyth (Belfast UK-N. IRELAND)
Patiño (Mexico City MEXICO)
P.E. (Brooklyn NY)
The Pinholes (Singapore SINGAPORE)
Pleasure Venom (Austin TX)
PNTHN (San Marcos TX)
Pom Pom Squad (Brookyln NY)
Quivers (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Raye Zaragoza (Los Angeles CA)
Reality Club (Jakarta INDONESIA)
Remi Wolf (Palo Alto CA)
Rosie Lowe (London UK-ENGLAND)
Russian Baths (Brooklyn NY)
Salma Sky (Lusaka ZAMBIA)
Santaferia (Santiago CHILE)
Sarah Mary Chadwick (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Saya (Toronto CANADA)
School of X (Copenhagen DENMARK)
S.G. Goodman (Murray KY)
Shards (London UK-ENGLAND)
Shay Lia (Montréal CANADA)
The Sherlocks (Bolton On Dearne UK-ENGLAND)
ShitKid (Stockholm SWEDEN)
Shy Beast (Austin TX)
Sierra León (Tepic MEXICO)
Skylar Gudasz (Durham NC)
Sloppy Jane (Brooklyn NY)
Slow Pulp (Madison WI)
Sofia Bolt (Los Angeles CA)
Sofia Campos (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)
Softer Still (Shepperton UK-ENGLAND)
Sophia Shen (Zhangzhou CHINA)
Sophie Hutchings (Sydney AUSTRALIA)
Sorry (London UK-ENGLAND)
Sounds of Siberia (Yakutsk RUSSIA)
Sour Widows (Oakland CA)
Squirrel Flower (Boston MA)
Steam Down (London UK-ENGLAND)
Stuyedeyed (Brooklyn NY)
Suburban Living (Philadelphia PA)
Suenatron (San Jose CA)
Sui Zhen (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)
Superfónicos (Austin TX)
Swim Deep (Birmingham UK-ENGLAND)
Tim Burgess (Dereham UK-ENGLAND)
TRI4TH (Shibuya JAPAN)
Tristen (Nashville TN)
Una Canción Bonita (Tuxtla Gutiérrez MEXICO)
Vera Sola (Los Angeles CA)
Victoria Canal (Madrid SPAIN)
Vistas (Edinburgh UK-SCOTLAND)
Walshy Fire (Miami FL)
Walt Disco (Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND)
The Wants (Brooklyn NY)
Washer (Brooklyn NY)
Weeping Icon (Brooklyn NY)
Whitney Rose (Austin TX)
William Harries Graham (Austin TX)
Wire (Brighton UK-ENGLAND)
The Wood Burning Savages (Derry UK-N. IRELAND)
World Music Unleashed (Austin TX)
Wyre (Nairobi KENYA)
Zatélithe (Medellín COLOMBIA)
Zenith (Ciudad Juárez MEXICO)

(This list is subject to change. More performers will be announced at later dates.)

Listen to the artists who will be performing at SXSW 2020 by subscribing to the official SXSW Apple MusicSpotify and YouTube Music Video playlists and listening to SXSWfm mixes on Mixcloud.

Attendees also have access to the SXSW Conference, where high-profile artists and industry leaders will speak on cultural trends, emerging technologies, new monetization models and much more.  Already announced for 2020 are Keynotes by Kim Gordon and Roger Waters, and Featured Speakers Michael Abels, Jaroslav Beck, Benny BlancoCurtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Ben Lovett, and Adam Neely.

All SXSW Music registrants receive primary access to Music and Convergence Conference programming, including Keynotes and Featured Speakers, Music Festival showcases, the Comedy Festival, exhibitions, networking Meet Ups, the Gaming Expo, the Flatstock Poster Show, Registrant Lounge, the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake concerts, and the closing BBQ & softball tournament. Secondary access is available for most Interactive and Film events. 

The online SXSW Schedule provides a complete rundown of 2020 programming, broken down by time and event category, with the ability to build a customized schedule. To get started, please visit

SXSW 2020 will take place March 13 – 22, 2020. For more information, please visit To register for the event, please visit

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