(UPDATE) It was announced today that Lady Gaga will be performing at SXSW this year. The Queen monster will headline at Stubb’s on Thursday the 13th. This will be the first time she makes an appearance at the Austin, TX-based festival.
Also, a group of new performers have been added to the SXSW lineup, those artists include Kendrick Lamar, Green Day side-project Foxboro Hot Tubs, Nas, Tyler the Creator, ASAP Mob, Cloud Nothings, Blondie, X, Albert Hammond Jr., Migos, MØ, Poliça, BANKS, Tokyo Police Club, SOHN, Merchandise, Mark McGuire, Sophie, and Chunk Inglish. These updates are sure to make SXSW tickets an even hotter commodity on the secondary market. As of Thursday morning, South By Southwest tickets can be had for an average price of $1,567, with lower priced passes starting at $605.
(UPDATE) Some more SXSW news has surfaced as Jack White's Third Man Records will be staging three showcases during the week. Here's a breakdown of the three showcases, and the full SXSW lineup can be found on the bottom of the page.
On March 13th, Soundgarden will perform the Superunknown album in full for the first time ever when they appear at iTunes Festival, which is a new SXSW offshoot. The album, which is celebrating it's 20th anniversary, was Soundgarden's biggest hit and includes hit singles "Fell on Black Days," "Black Hole Sun" and "Spoonman." To commemorate the 20th anniversary that band will also release a deluxe reissue. SXSW tickets are currently available on our homepage with passes currently averaging $1274.89 a pop which grants access to all SXSW Music Events
Other acts performing at this year's iTunes festival include Coldplay, London Grammar, Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Zedd, Keith Urban and Willie Nelson, with more acts being announced in the near future. Fans can also watch the concerts live online via iTunes. Here's a breakdown of the current schedule:
Sunday - March 9th - 10am-6pm
Monday - March 10th - 10am-6pm
Pitbull - ZEDD - G.R.L
Wednesday - March 13th - 10am-6pm
Thursday - March 14th - 10am-6pm
Keith Urban - Willie Nelson - Mickey Guyton
Thursday - March 14th - 10am-6pm
Friday March 15th - 10am-6pm
Looking to the main festival, The musical side of SXSW runs from March 11th to March 16th at various Austin venues including, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, 512, 18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn, 512 Rooftop, the Austin Convention Center, Avenue on Congress, Avenue on Congress Rooftop, Barcelona, BD Riley’s, Brazos Lofts, Buffalo Billiards, Central Presbyterian Church, Cheer Up Charlie’s,Dirty Dog Bar, Driskill Hotel, Elysium, Embassy Suites, Esther’s Follies, Flamingo Cantina, Friends, Haven, Headhunters Patio, The Hideout, Hilton Austin Downtown, Hyatt Place, InterContinental Stephen F. Austin, The Iron Bear, Javelina, Latitude 30, Lit Lounge, Lit Lounge Upstairs, Lucille, Maggie Mae’s Rooftop, The Main, The Main II, The Majestic, Meet Up Tent, Metal & Lace Lounge, Mohawk, The North Door, Omni Downtown, Plush, Proof Annex, Red 7, Red 7 Patio, Registrants Lounge, Soho Lounge, Stephen F’s Bar, Suite 101, Valhalla, Wanderlust, and the West Tent in Brush Square Park, . Many great acts are set to perform at the main festival besides the ones I already mentioned.
bEEdEEgEE, 3LAU, A Tribe Called Red, ASTR, Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, Against Me, Ages and Ages, Allen Stone, Aloe Blacc, Alpha Rev, Alvin Risk, Ana Tijoux, Angel Olsen, Annie Mac, Archie Powell & The Exports, Arkells, Arthur Beatrice, Ava Luna, Avi Buffalo, Badbadnotgood, Band of Skulls, Basia Bulat, Bear Hands, Beat Culture, Betty Who, Big Freedia, Black Cobain, Black Lips, Black Milk,Black Taxi, Black Tusk, Blondfire, Blouse, Bo Ningen, Bob Mould, Bobby Bare, Jr., Boy and Bear, Boyfrndz, Boys Noize, Brazos, Breton, Brick + Mortar, Bring Me the Horizon, Broken Bells, Logical, Calvin Love, Capsula, Cate Le Bon, Cerebral Ballzy, Chance the Rapper, Charli XCX, Cherub, Chet Faker, Chlöe Howl, Chrissy Murderbot, Christopher Owens, Classixx, Cody ChesnuTT, Communist Daughter, Conner Youngblood, Creepoid, Cymbals, DZ Deathrays, Dam-Funk, Damon Albarn, Dana Falconberry, Dave Alvin, Deap Vally, Deep Cotton, Deleted Scenes, Delhi 2 Dublin, Deniro Farrar, Denzel Curry, Diane Birch, Diane Coffee, Diarrhea Planet, Dinosaur Bones, Dizzy Wright, Dosh, Drenge, Dum Dum Girls, Duologue, EMA, Eagulls, East India Youth, Eliza Doolittle, Elizabeth & the Catapult, Empires, Esben and the Witch, Evans the Death, Ex Hex, Ezra Furman, Fear of Men, Fences, French Horn Rebellion, Future, Future Islands, G Love, G-Side, Gabby Young and Other Animals, Gap Dream, Gardens & Villa, Garland Jeffreys, Gary Numan, Gentleman Hall, Ghost Beach, Grieves, Gringo Star, Gunplay, Guy Forsyth, Ha Ha Tonka, Har Mar Superstar, Heavenly Beat, Hey Ocean!,Hieroglyphics, High Highs, Hollis Brown, Hospital Ships, Hospitality, Hozier, Hundred Waters, Hunter Hunted, Hurray for the Riff Raff, In The Valley Below, Indian, Indian Summer, Ingrid Michaelson, Isaiah Rashad, Ital, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Jackson Scott, Jacuzzi Boys, James Iha, Japanther, Jacques Green, Jenny Hval, Jeremy Messersmith, Jerome LOL, Jesse Malin, Jessica Lea Mayfield, John Fullbright, John Newman, Jonathan Toubin, Julian Lennon, Kate Nash, Katie Got Bandz, Kelley Stoltz, Kevin Gates, King Louie, Kishi Bashi, Kurt Vile, Kyle Andrews, Kylesa, League of Extraordinary Gz, Lee Bannon, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Leopold and His Fiction , Les Claypool, Lily & The Parlour Tricks, Little Boots, Little Dragon, Little Hurricane, London Grammar, Los Lonely Boys, Lost in the Trees, Lovelife, Lucius, Lunice, Lydia Loveless, MC Lars, Machinedrum, Madlib, Man Or Astro-Man?, Marijuana Deathsquads, Mark Kozelek, Mary Lambert, Matisyahu, Matrimony, Meg Myers, Melissa Etheridge, Miami Horror, Milagres, Mimicking Birds, Miniature Tigers, Mirah, Miss May I, Mobb Deep, Mood Rings, Morning Parade, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Mujeres, Mutual Benefit, My Education, NO, NONONO, Natural Child, Nick Catchdubs, Nicole Atkins, No Joy, OBN III's, OFF!, Oberhofer, Of Mice and Men, Oh Mercy, Outernational, PUP, Papa, Peanut Butter Wolf, Peelander-Z, Perfect Pussy, Perfume Genius, Phantogram, Phox, Pontiak, Poolside, Problem, Psychic Twin, Public Service Broadcasting, Pujol, Quiet Company, Radkey, Rathborne, Ratking, Real Magic, Rich Aucoin, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Robert Ellis, Rockie Fresh, Royal Canoe, Royal Teeth, Rubblebucket, Ruby Jane, Rustie, Ryan Hemsworth, S. Carey, SKATERS, SZA, Sage Francis, Saint Pepsi, Saint Rich, Sam Roberts Band, Sam Smith, San Fermin, Sarah Jaffe, Saul Williams, ScHoolboy Q, Secret Colours, Shad, Shakey Graves, Shawn Chrystopher, ShowYouSuck, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Sisu, Ski Lodge, Skream, Sleeper Agent, Slow Magic, Smoke DZA, Social Studies, Soft Swells, Speedy Ortiz, Spirit Animal, Split Single, St. Vincent, Expected, Steve Wynn, Syd Arthur, SZA, THEESatisfaction, Rumored, Talib Kweli, Team Me, Team Spirit, Tech N9ne, Teengirl Fantasy, Tennis, Tensnake, The Apache Relay, The Autumn Defense, The Baseball Project, The Belle Game, The Binary Code, The Black Lillies, The Blank Tapes, The Bots The Boxing Lesson, The Bright Light Social Hour, The Casket Girls, The Chevelles, The Colourist, The Darcys, The Deep Dark Woods, The Dunwells, The Fresh & Onlys, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, The Hood Internet, The Knocks, The Kooks, The Magic Numbers, The Mary Onettes, The Men, The Mowglis, The Orwells, The Pack A.D., The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The So So Glos, The Whigs, The Wilderness of Manitoba, Those Darlins, Thumpers, Timber Timbre, Tinariwen, Torres, together PANGEA, Touche Amore, Tourist, Trae Tha Truth, Trust, Tweens, Twin Peaks, Typhoon, Tyvek, UME, Urge Overkill, Vance Joy, Vertical Scratchers, Vic Mensa, Vockah Redu, Warm Soda, Warpaint, Waters, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Weekend, Wet, Wild Child, Wild Cub, Wild Moccasins, Wolf Alice, Woman’s Hour, Wye Oak, YB, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Yip Deceiver, Young Thug, Yvette, Zeus, mr. Gnome, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day side-project Foxboro Hot Tubs, Nas, Tyler the Creator, ASAP Mob, Cloud Nothings, Blondie, X, Albert Hammond Jr., Migos, MØ, Poliça, BANKS, Tokyo Police Club, SOHN, Merchandise, Mark McGuire, Sophie, and Chunk Inglish.