Of the 14 gazillion acts that will end up playing South by Southwest 2011, here are some more to consider:
Widespread Panic, Emmylou Harris, Black Lips, and Okkervil River head the latest batch additions to this year’s lineup. Other newly confirmed notables include Diplo, Kylesa, Wavves, Times New Viking, Cold War Kids, Tim and Sam’s Tim and the Sam Band with Tim and Sam, Greenhornes, The Raveonettes, Friendly Fires, The Chain Gang of 1974, OFF!, Boys Noize, Richie Hawtin, Esben and the Witch, The Chapin Sisters, Cults, Tennis, and Tech N9ne.
Still going: Raphael Saadiq, The Moondoggies, Edwyn Collins, Deer Tick, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Fake Problems, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, Fang Island, Twin Shadow, Memoryhouse, April Smith and the Great Picture Show, and Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band are also set to play, as are Dirty Ghosts, Ear Pwr, Emmure, Gold Panda, Ha Ha Tonka, The Hood Internet, Shabazz Palaces, Tape Deck Mountain, Denison Witmer, The Octopus Project, and Royal Bangs.
And while we’re on the subject, it’s also worth mentioning that Foo Fighters have announced that they will premiere their forthcoming documentary at this year’s festival. Hopefully we’ll get a show at Stubb’s, too.
For an exhaustive look at all of this year’s confirmed participants, head on over to Festival Outlook.
The music portion of South by Southwest 2011 runs from March 16-20 in Austin, Texas. For ticket information and all other necessary details, visit sxsw.com.