After announcing the first wave of performers in October, SXSW 2022 now announced the next round of artists invited to play at the famous and influential music event. Traditionally the festival will be held between in Austin, Texas. The event will take place between March 14 – 20, 2022 and in the first round, they already announced some pretty big players in the music game, like Kristin Hersh, Ringo Deathstarr and Delta Spirit. You can check out the full list of the first wave here.
Today, the festival announced a whopping 323 artists. Again, the lineup features artists from all around the globe like, Germany, Uruguay, Turkey, Japan, as well as local Texan bands. Some of the biggest names featured during the second wave are Sunflower Bean, who just released their new song “Baby Don’t Cry” and announced their 2022 tour.
In November this year, Deap Vally, released their third full-length album, Marriage. The band collaborated with fellow SXSW performer KT Tunstall on a record they call their “musical Rumspringa.”
Indie band FUR just released their album When You Walk Away. Cadence Weapon will also be perform at the Pop Montreal festival next year. The artist recently dropped his album, Parallel World. Some other very promising and known artists include We Were Promised Jetpacks, Man on Man, Black Lips, Circuit Des Yeux, Moor Mother, SELF ESTEEM and British up and comers Los Bitchos.
Like the first round, the second one includes artists from every genre imaginable. Check out all the artists included in this round.
4s4ki, A-Wall, a/lpaca, Ada Lea, Affet Robot, Alex The Astronaut, Allegra, Altameda, Amber Van Day, Andrea Magee, Angélica Garcia, Anna B Savage, Anna Fox Rochinski, Annie Blackman, Aoife Nessa Frances, ÄTNA, Ayoni, Baba Ali, BABii, Bad Bad Hats, bad tuner, Bad Waitress, Baiuca, Balto, BBY Kodie, bbymutha, Beachtape, Beat Root Revival, BELAKO, Bess Atwell, BESTIAL MOUTHS, Blondes, BORAJ, Boy Scouts, Boyish, Bradley Zero, Broadside Hacks, Brother., Brown Penny, Buenos Diaz, Capsula, CARYS, Cedric Noel, Charlie Hickey, Chateau Chateau, Chela, CHERISE, CHERYM, Children Collide, Christina Wheeler, Cítrico, Ciudadanos, Clarissa Connelly, Clementine & Valentine, Club Intl, CMAT, Coach Party, Colectiva, COMMANDO, COSBY, Cruz Cafuné, dal:um, Daniel Casimir, Danielle Durack, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Maire Lewis, daysormay, Dead Horses, Dende, Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba, Desire, Discovery Zone, DJ SHANI, Donzii, Dreamgirl, Duquette Johnston, Easy Wanderlings, Eddie 9V,
El Shirota, Eli Fola, Eliza Hull, ELLEVATOR, Enamorados, Enrique Campos, Eric Tessmer, exociety (Rav / Kill Bill: The Rapper / Airospace / Scuare), Farah, Fears, Ferdinand the Bull, Ferris & Sylvester, Fieh, Film School, Flasher, flipturn, Flower Face, Foxx Bodies, FRANKIIE, Free, Gallus, Gamma Vibes, George O’Hanlon, George Riley, Georgia Cécile, Glüme, Godcaster, Good Dog Nigel, Good Looks, Grandmas House, Gus Englehorn, Hamzaa, Hanita Bhambri, Haviah Mighty, Hayfitz, Heavy Salad, Her Skin, Hera, Hēran Soun, Hope, Hot Garbage, Hotel Lux, Igor Grohotsky, Ilira, Indigo Sparke, Isla De Caras, Ivypaint, jackie, Jake Etheridge, Jake Lloyd, James Holt, Jamie Webster, Jan Verstraeten, Jas Kayser, jazz re:freshed DJs, Jelani Blackman, Jenny Owen Youngs, Jerry Paper, Jess Williamson, jéTexas, JM Stevens, Jodi, Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre, Joesef, John The Martyr, Johnny Jewel (DJ Set), Jon Muq, Josh Fudge, Juni Ata, Just Mustard, Kainalu, Kareem Ali, Katerine Duska, KAVYA, KAZKA, King Hannah, Kiwi Jr., KOKO, Kydd Jones, Kylie Price, La Sra. Tomasa, Laurence-Anne, Lavender Thug, Le Pain, Leif Vollebekk , Leon III, Leon of Athens, Ley Line, LEYA, Lie Ning, Lil Texxan, Lisa Morales, Little Quirks, Liz Lawrence, Lofi Legs, Low Girl, Low Hummer, Lowertown, Luther & Lamar of North Mississippi Allstars, Macy Rodman
Mae Powell, Malin Pettersen, MANE, Marina Herlop, Marion Raw, Marta Knight, Mauskovic Dance Band, MELTS, Meltt, MEMES, MENGERS, Mini Trees, Mint Field, Mise en Scene, MLE, MØAA, moistbreezy, Molly Payton, MOTHERMARY, Mulay, My Expansive Awareness, Natalie McCool, Necking, Nemegata, Ness Heads, New Candys, Nicolás Molina, Night Palace, NOCONA, Nolan Potter’s Nightmare Band, Nova Twins, Núria Graham, Orion, Pacific Jam At My Apartment, Page 9, Parliamo, Pearla, Phebe Starr, Pip Blom, Pleasure Venom, Poppy Jean Crawford, Population II, Psymon Spine, Qarabagh Ensemble, Qlowski, Rachika Nayar, Raffaella, Rakky Ripper, Randy Randall, Red Rum Club, Reserva Fantasma, Revii612, Rianne Downey, Rikas, Robin Kester, Robynn Shayne, Rock Eupora, Russian Baths, Ruth Lyon, Sarah Mary Chadwick, School of X, Scrounge, Sgt. Papers, Shamir, Shovel Dance Collective, Shutups, Sinead O’Brien, Skiifall, Smoothboi Ezra, Snapped Ankles, Sofía Campos, Sofia Talvik, Sophia Kennedy, Sophia Shen, Status/Non-Status, Steam Down, Steven Bamidele, Stuck, Sue Foley, Suenatron, SUSTO, SUU, Sweeping Promises, Sweet Spirit, Talk Show, TC Superstar, Teagan Johnston, the 4onthefloor, The Blind Suns, The Bots, The Dream Syndicate, The Garrys, The HawtThorns, The Institutes, The Lathums, The Lottery Winners, The Lounge Society, The Pine Hill Haints, The Prescriptions, The School, The Shivas, The Texas Gentlemen, The Thing With Feathers, The Waymores, The Wood Burning Savages, Thee Unemployed, THELIMITDOESNOTEXIST, Tisakorean, Tom West, Tomás del Real, Toya Delazy, Tres Leches, Tuyo, VALERAS, Van Mary, Vaya Futuro, Velvet Starlings, Vera Di Lecce, Vision Video, Volk, W. H. Lung, Warren Hood, Weakened Friends, Western Youth, Whitney K, Whitney Rose, Wiley From Atlanta, Wired Sessions, Xcelencia, Yoo Doo Right, zannie, Zoon
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