Update: Damien Rice, Cian Nugent and Kid Karate added.
The music industry’s standard bacchanalia that is South By Southwest (SXSW), has announced its third round of bands to play and among them are a lot of the Irish acts confirmed to play the Austin festival during March.
RAMS’ Pocket Radio
The Young Folk
Nightbox (Toronto-based but Irish)
Music from Ireland, in partnership with Culture Ireland, are presenting the Irish showcase with Generator Northern Ireland presenting the NI showcase.
International acts playing include Woman’s Hour, Chloe Howl, London Grammar, Dum Dum Girls, East India Youth, NONONO, Gardens & Villa, Ryan Hemsworth, Twin Shadow, Sharon Van Etten, Wave Racer, Young Fathers, Arthur Beatrice, Black Lips, EMA, Future Islands, Gary Numan, Prides, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice, Avi Buffalo, Vance Joy and thousands more. P Diddy is a featured speaker.