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SXSW 2013 adds Vampire Weekend, Eagles of Death Metal, Local Natives

on January 10, 2013, 5:01pm

SXSW 2013

South by Southwest 2013 has confirmed a third wave of acts scheduled to perform during its musical portion (March 12-17th). Notables include Vampire Weekend, Eagles of Death Metal, Local Natives, Frightened Rabbit, Tegan and Sara, Black Lips, Wild Belle, The Besnard Lakes, Camera Obscura, Fitz and the Tantrums, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mr MFN eXquire, The Thermals, Icona Pop, Allah-Las, AZARI & III, Bleached, Merchandise, and Psychic Twin.

These new acts join a lineup which already included Angel Haze, Major Lazer, Wavves, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Cold War Kids, The Joy Formidable, Dawes, Robyn Hitchcock, Richard Thompson, Toro Y Moi, Thee Oh Sees, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Charli XCX, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Hundred Waters, and The Hood Internet.

Also set to play are Thurston Moore, Klaxons, Gallows, Alt-J, The Bug, Eric Burdon, Brendan Benson, Of Mice and Men, Marnie Stern, Why?, Toddla T, Ezra Furman, Turbo Fruits, Akron/Family, Civil Twilight, Guards, Suuns, ITAL, Haim, Dusted, Fear of Men, and White Lung. You can view a full list of confirmed performers at Festival Outlook.

Registration for SXSW 2013 is now ongoing, with various types of badges to chose from. Click here for all the details.

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Jason Spitz
January 23, 2013 at 3:12 am

Local Natives’ new album is excellent! They’re my must-see band at SXSW this year.


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