SXSW reveals 2014 music schedule, new artist additions

Kurt Vile, Chance the Rapper, Bob Mould, Warpaint, Madlib, and Sam Smith, all set to play

SXSW 2014

    With just about a month to go until South by Southwest puts a strangle hold on Austin, TX, the festival has revealed its preliminary music schedule and another batch of confirmed artists.

    Among the acts set to perform official showcases during the week of March 11th – 16th are: Kurt Vile, Chance the Rapper, Bob Mould, Warpaint, Madlib, Sam Smith, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Future, Little Dragon, Mark Kozelek, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Christopher Owens, Perfume Genius, Matrimony, Eagulls, The Fresh & Onlys, Mutual Benefit, THEESatisfaction, Deap Vally, Isaiah Rashad, Kevin Gates, Weekend, and Yamantaka //Sonic Titan.

    Other new additions include Boys Noize, Dam-Funk, Julian Lennon, Little Boots, Kate Nash, Tennis, Tech N9ne, Lunice, Timber Timbre, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Kelley Stoltz, No Joy, Trust, Denzel Curry, Dianne Coffe, Hozier, Hundred Waters, Ital, Meg Myers, NO, and, yes– Macaulay Culkin’s Velvet Underground covers band, The Pizza Underground.


    These new acts join a lineup which already included  Twin Shadow, Charli XCX, Dum Dum Girls, Rustie, Ryan Hemsworth, Mobb Deep, Action Bronson, Angel Olsen, OFF!, Hospitality, Tyvek, S. Carey, Big Freedia, Mr. MFN eXquire, Denzel Curry, The Orwells,  Gary Numan, Kevin Drew, EMA, Phantogram, Wye Oak, Diarrhea Planet, Black Lips, The So So Glos, London Grammar,Teengirl Fantasy, Avi Buffalo, among others. Click here to see the current schedule.