SXSW Adds Andrew W.K., Gordi and Quiet Slang to Growing List of 2018 Performers

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Andrew W.K. poses for a portrait backstage during the Summer Camp Music Festival hosted by 107.7 The End at Marymoor Park on August 12, 2017 in Redmond, Washington. 

South By Southwest has announced a second batch of artists for the 32nd annual music/tech/film festival, with many familiar faces like Andrew W.K., Gordi and Quiet Slang, aka, Beach Slang's James Alex, all heading to Texas. The music portion of SXSW takes place at various venues around central Austin between March 12-18.

A first round of artists was announced on Oct. 11 and included Rich Chigga, Gang of Youths, MC Lars, Okey Dokey  and Lucy Rose, among others. A dedicated radio station featuring festival artist can be found at SXSWfm.

See the latest list of artists below:

Acid Tongue (Seattle WA)

AHI (Brampton CANADA)

AKA (Johannesurg SOUTH AFRICA)

Alex Napping (Austin TX)

Ali aka Mind (Bogotá COLOMBIA)

Alice Ivy (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)

Andrew W.K. (New York NY)

Anemone (Montréal CANADA)

Annabel Allum (Guildford UK-ENGLAND)

Anna Wise (Brooklyn NY)

Arin Ray (Cincinnati OH)

Autostrad Band (Amman JORDAN)

Barbara Nesbitt (Austin TX)

Basement (London UK-ENGLAND)

Bat Fangs (Washington DC)

BAUM (Los Angeles CA)

Beating Heart (London UK-ENGLAND)

Better Person (Berlin GERMANY)

The Black Sorrows (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)

Blackwulf (Oakland CA)

The Blind Suns (Angers FRANCE)

Bloods (Sydney AUSTRALIA)

Bodega (Brooklyn NY)

Bohemian Betyars (Miskolc HUNGARY)

Boy Harsher (Northhampton MA)

BOYTOY (Brooklyn NY)

Caddywhompus (New Orleans LA)

Candace (Portland OR)

Capitan Cobarde (Sevilla SPAIN)

Catholic Action (Glasgow UK-SCOTLAND)

Charles Fauna (Brooklyn NY)

Combo Chimbita (New York NY)

Curtis Roush (Austin TX)

David Halley (Austin TX)

Dead Horses (Milwaukee WI)

Didirri (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)

Doe (London UK-ENGLAND)

Don Trip (Memphis TN)

Dwagie (Tainan City TAIWAN)

The Dwarves (San Francisco CA)

The Elliotts (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)


Eureka California (Athens GA)

Faith Healer (Edmonton CANADA)

Faux Ferocious (Nashville TN)

Floating Room (Portland OR)

The Fontaines (Los Angeles CA)

Gordi (Canowindra AUSTRALIA)

Great Electric Quest (San Diego CA)

The Greeting Committee (Kansas City MO)

Guts Club (New Orleans LA)

Haley Heynderickx (Portland OR)

Hazel English (Oakland CA)

The Heart Collectors (Tyalgum AUSTRALIA)

HEX (Wellington NEW ZEALAND)

Hiccup (Brooklyn NY)

Hollis Brown (Queens NY)

Holly Miranda (Detroit NY)

Holy Motors (Tallinn ESTONIA)

Hovvdy (Austin TX)

I am waiting for you last summer (Ryazan RUSSIA)

India Ramey (Nashville TN)

Jiggy Drama (San Andres Island FL)

Joasihno (Munich GERMANY)

Joe Crepúsculo (Barcelona SPAIN)

John Grvy (Madrid SPAIN)

José Biggs (Santiago CHILE)

Joshua Burnside (Belfast UK-N IRELAND)

Kari Faux (Little Rock AR)

Kemba (Bronx NY)

Kino Kimino (New York NY)

Knox Fortune (Chicago IL)

Kyle Avallone (New York NY)

Lachane (Austin TX)

Leon Of Athens (Athens GREECE)

Leyya (Vienna AUSTRIA)

Lido Pimienta (Toronto CANADA)

Liza Anne (Nashville TN)

Liz Cooper and the Stampede (Nashville TN)

Lois (Madrid SPAIN)

Lucy Spraggan (Manchester UK-ENGLAND)

Madison Cunningham (Orange County CA)

The Magic Gang (Brighton UK-ENGLAND)

Makana (Honolulu HI)

Makeness (London UK-ENGLAND)

Mal Blum and The Blums (Brooklyn NY)

Mallrat (Brisbane AUSTRALIA)

Mantra (London UK-ENGLAND)

Mary Ocher (Berlin GERMANY)

Men I Trust (Montreal CANADA)

Miss Eaves (Brooklyn NY)

Moaning (Los Angeles CA)

Mokoomba (Victoria Falls ZIMBABWE)

Molly Burch (Austin TX)

Moon King (Detroit MI)

Mothers (Athens GA)

Mozart La Para (Las Minas DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

Nadia Rose (London UK-ENGLAND)

Nat Simons (Getafe SPAIN)

Nea Agostini (Saniago CHILE)

Nilüfer Yanya (London UK-ENGLAND)

Novella Inc (Santiago CHILE)

Now, Now (Minneapolis MN)

The Nude Party (Livingston Manor NY)

Núria Graham (Barcelona SPAIN)

Otzeki (London UK-ENGLAND)

Palm (Philadelphia PA)

Pardoner (San Francisco CA)

Pedro Menendez Fusion Ensemble (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)

Peter Oren (Columbus IN)

Pia Fraus (Tallinn ESTONIA)

Playa Gótica (Santiago CHILE)

Pommez Internacional (Buenos Aires ARGENTINA)

PoeTeK (Taipei TAIWAN)

Porches (New York NY)

Pure Bathing Culture (Portland OR)

The Qualitons (Budapest HUNGARY)

Queen of Jeans (Philadelphia PA)

Quiet Slang (Philadelphia PA)

Rapsody (Snow Hill NC)

Rat Fancy (Los Angeles CA)

Rayland Baxter (Nashville TN)

Rocky Banks (Houston TX)

Ronnie Heart (Fort Worth TX)

Ruby Fatale 鹿比 ∞ 吠陀 (Taipei TAIWAN)

Ruby Haunt (Laguna Beach CA)

Sam Fender (Newcastle Upon Tyne UK-ENGLAND)

Sangpuy (Taitung TAIWAN)

Shame (London UK-ENGLAND)

Small Island Big Song (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)

SNST (Chicago IL)

Sonia Calico (Taipei TAIWAN)

Soviet (Los Angeles CA)

Spendtime Palace (Costa Mesa CA)

Starlito (Nashville TN)

Stone Wheels (Austin TX)

Sudan Archives (Los Angeles CA)

Sweet Crude (New Orleans LA)

Tancred (New England ME)

Tank and the Bangas (New Orleans LA)

Tedy Andreas (Houston TX)

Ten Bears (Madrid SPAIN)

The Teskey Brothers (Melbourne AUSTRALIA)

Thandi Phoenix (Sydney AUSTRALIA)

Thunder Dreamer (Evansville IN)

Tino Drima (San Francisco CA)

Tori Forsyth (Congewai AUSTRALIA)

Ume (Austin TX)

Uncle Meg (Brooklyn NY)

Vacations (Newcastle AUSTRALIA)

Van Ness Wu (Los Angeles TAIWAN)

Varsity (Chicago IL)

Vita and the Woolf (Philadelphia PA)

Vundabar (Boston MA)

Walker Lukens (Austin TX)

Wallows (Los Angeles CA)

Wesley Jensen and The Penny Arcade (Denton TX)

White Mystery (Chicago IL)

WILD (Los Angeles CA)


Wrongonyou (Rome ITALY)

Yahyel (Tokyo JAPAN)

YBN Nahmir (Birmingham AL)

Yonaka (Brighton UK-ENGLAND)

Zara McFarlane (Dagenham UK-ENGLAND)

Zenizen (Brooklyn NY)


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