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Pandora’s ‘Discovery Den’ at SXSW to Feature Bloc Party, Kevin Gates, Hinds

Pandora is again loading its Discovery Den concert series at South By Southwest with a diverse slate of live acts.

Pandora is again loading its Discovery Den concert series at South By Southwest with a diverse slate of live acts. Taking place March 16 through March 19 at The Gatsby in Austin, the fifth annual Discover Den will include performances by emerging acts including YACHT, Jack Ingram and Hinds, along with established artists like Kevin Gates and Bloc Party.

On Feb. 16, Pandora will launch its Discovery Den at SXSW station, which will feature custom mixtapes showcasing the performers, plus a live stream of the four-day live series and behind-the-scenes interviews.

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“Live music is a force that brings us all together. It has the power to unleash our emotions and awaken the spirit,” said Pandora’s founder, Tim Westergren. “We can’t wait to share the SXSW experience with Pandora listeners everywhere and connect them to the musical magic that this festival has created for decades.”

Here is a partial list of performers at the Discover Den (additional acts to be announced):

Wednesday, March 16 (Dance): MSTRKRFT, YACHT, Gryffin, Louis the Child

Thursday, March 17 (Americana): Jack Ingram, Hayes Carll, The Cactus Blossoms, Margo Price

Friday, March 18 (Hip-Hop/R&B): Kevin Gates, Anderson .Paak, Lil Dicky, Jacquees

Saturday, March 19 (Rock): Bloc Party, Troye Sivan, Bleached, Tor Miller, Hinds