11 Latin Acts You Can't Miss at 2019 SXSW Festival

Pedro Capo
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Pedro Capo attends film "Sol de Medianoche" Press Conference at DDEC Theater on Jan. 29, 2018 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

The 2019 South by Southwest festival is in full swing, culminating Sunday in Austin, Texas. As tradition holds, the 32nd annual event brings to the forefront a combination of film, interactive media and music festivals and conferences.

With five days of fun left, check out 11 Latin acts you can’t miss at this year’s SXSW.

J Balvin

J Balvin will headline Uforia, Home of Latin Music Experience at SXSW 2019 at The Native on March 13.

Pedro Capo

Pedro Capo will make everyone sway to his tropical hit “Calma” when he also performs at The Native on March 13.

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Manuel Medrano

Colombian crooner Manuel Medrano will hit the Uforia stage on March 14. He will be joined by artists such as MITRE and Legado 7.


Giving Latin trap a fresh sound, rising artist -- and one of Billboard Latin’s Artists to Watch in 2019 -- Mariah is hitting the festival on March 14.

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The Monterrey-based DJ group, known for their tribal-guarachero sound, will perform at SXSW on March 14 and 15.

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Caribbean funk group Cimafunk will perform twice at the 2019 SXSW Festival, bringing their vibrant Cuban sounds to the stage.

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PJ Sin Suela

Puerto Rican doctor-turned-hip-hop artist PJ Sin Suela will take SXSW by storm on two days: March 15 and 16.

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Amara La Negra

Amara La Negra will take her soulful and tropical tunes to SXSW on March 14, where she will perform at The Belmont.

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El David Aguilar

Discover why Mexican indie singer El David Aguilar was one of the most nominated artists at the 2018 Latin Grammys when he performs on March 13.

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Nacho will perform March 14 at The Half Step in a showcase that includes performances by Fuego, Brray, Jenn Morel and more.

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Voz De Mando

Los Angeles-based Regional Mexican group Voz de Mando will perform their biggest hits at the 2019 SXSW festival on March 14.

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