The music portion of South by Southwest 2013 begins in just nine days, yet the Austin-based festival continues to expand the lineup.
According to Billboard, Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will play at Stubb’s on Thursday, March 14th. Joining Grohl for the star-studded performance will be Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Corey Taylor, Alain Johannes, Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk, Fear’s Lee Ving, and more. (Grohl is also this year’s keynote speaker.)
Also, according to Austin’s KVUE.com, Justin Timberlake will play a private party during SXSW, and Austin police have also heard rumors of a second, surprise performance.
Other new additions to the official lineup include Iggy and the Stooges (who will play The Mohawk on Wed. March 13th), Kendrick Lamar, Iron & Wine, Devendra Banhart, Tenacious D, Ghostface Killah, Pusha T, Big K.R.I.T., Youth Lagoon, Mikal Cronin, Reggie Watts, Matthew E. White, FIDLAR, Rustie, Trash Talk, Parquet Courts, A Place to Bury Strangers, Ab-Soul, Diamond Rugs, Kids These Days, Nobunny, White Mystery, and more.
These new acts join a lineup which already included Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Vampire Weekend, The Flaming Lips, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Eagles of Death Metal, Local Natives, Earl Sweatshirt, Angel Haze, Major Lazer, Wavves, Divine Fits, Disclosure, Killer Mike, Joey Bada$$, Frightened Rabbit, Tegan and Sara, Cold War Kids, The Joy Formidable, Dawes, Chelsea Light Moving, Pissed Jeans, Black Lips, Wild Belle, METZ, Toro Y Moi, Thee Oh Sees, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
You can find a more extensive list of acts at Festival Outlook, and the daily showcase schedule at SXSW’s website.
Registration for SXSW 2013 is now ongoing, with various types of badges to chose from. Click here for all the details.
Don’t forget: Consequence of Sound’s unofficial day party takes place Weds. March 13th at the Parish and features Thurston Moore’s Chelsea Light Moving, The Thermals, Mac DeMarco, Wampire, and many more. RSVP Now.