Spotify Live at SXSW: Kendrick Lamar, Youngblood Hawke, Cazzette Head to Austin

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Kendrick Lamar performs at Roseland Ballroom on February 26, 2013 in New York City

Billboard to be an official media partner for Spotify Live show at South By Southwest

Billboard is teaming with Spotify for Spotify Live, a free, ticketed show at South By Southwest on March 13 at 1100 East Fifth Street, featuring performances from Kendrick Lamar, Youngblood Hawke and Cazzette.  More information can be found here.

Beginning today, fans can RSVP to the show at For those who won’t be in Austin this year, Spotify and McDonald’s are partnering for a live stream hosted on, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Watch the Video Live Stream of the SXSW Spotify Live Show

Additionally, the Spotify House at 1100 E. Cesar Chavez Street in Austin will play host to performances throughout the week from artists including Jamie N Commons, Robert DeLong, Diamond Rings, Flight Facilities, Flume, Angel Haze, Gregory Alan Isakov, Ivan & Alyosha, Neon Indian, Tom Odell, Pacific Air, The Last Bison, Twenty|One|Pilots, Wallpaper, Watch the Duck and more.

Spotify Live will also feature a custom multimedia installation created by Obscura Digital.

Flaming Lips, Macklemore to Rock Warner SXSW Showcase

This isn’t the only showcase where Billboard will be an official media partner at SXSW. As previously announced, Billboard is teaming with The Warner Sound Captured By Nikon for a three-day residency at The Belmont, featuring performances from The Flaming Lips, Tegan & Sara, Paramore, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Alt-J, Fitz & The Tantrums, Action Bronson, Icona Pop, Charli XCX and more.