24 Aussie Acts Among Additions To SXSW 2014 Lineup

Written by Nastassia Baroni on 8th January, 2014

24 Aussie Acts Among Additions To SXSW 2014 Lineup

South by Southwest 2014 continues to balloon its ever-expanding musical bill for its March dates and this time around a whole slew of emerging Australian acts have been included in the third instalment of the mammoth lineup announcements.

Sydney indie outfit Gang Of Youths are amongst the 24 Aussie acts announced to play at the legendary Austin festival, alongside experimental electronic project The Kite String Tangle and grooving Sydneysiders The Preatures. Also joining the lineup are Brisbane party punks DZ Deathrays, Melbourne’s Miami Horror, electronic trio Seekae and triple j’s Unearthed artist Wave Racer.

These new acts join 16 other already announced compatriots bringing the Australian contingent up to a healthy 40 acts so far. Already confirmed Australian acts include Sydney’s indie kings Boy And Bear, moody Melburnians Oh Mercy, Flume side project What So Not, Touch Sensitive, Melburnian songstress Gossling, dirty rockers The Delta Riggs and Vance Joy.

As for our non-Australian counterparts, notable new additions to thi round of artists include Dum Dum Girls, Melissa Etheridge, Julian Lennon, Angel Olsen, The Hood Internet, Twin Peaks, Kishi Bashi, Oberhofer and many more listed below, proving that it’s certain to be another huge year for SXSW. The annual festival takes place in Austin, Texas between 11th and 16th March this year, so you better get compiling those frequent flier points soon.

Australia Acts in SXSW 2014 Third Lineup Annoucement

Kirin J Callinan (Blue Mountains/Sydney)
The Creases (Brisbane)
Mia Dyson (Melbourne)
DZ Deathrays (Brisbane)
Favored Nations (Adelaide)
Gang Of Youths (Sydney)
The Griswolds (Sydney)
High Tension (Melbourne)
Indian Summer (Cheltenham)
The Jungle Giants (New Farm)
The Kite String Tangle (Strathpine)
Miami Horror (Melbourne)
Mt Warning (Strawberry Hills)
Owl Eyes (Melbourne)
Panama (Sydney)
The Preatures (Sydney)
Reptiles (Melbourne)
Seekae (Sydney)
Sheppard (Brisbane)
The John Steel Singers (Brisbane)
Angus and Julia Stone (Sydney)
Strange Talk (Melbourne)
Vancouver Sleep Clinic (Brisbane)
Wave Racer (Sydney)

They’ll be joining

Boy and Bear (Sydney)
The Delta Riggs (Melbourne)
Dub Fx (Melbourne)
Dune Rats (Brisbane)
Gossling (Melbourne)
Josef Salvat (Sydney)
Kid Mac (Maroubra)
King Parrot (Melbourne)
Money For Rope (Melbourne)
Oh Mercy (Melbourne)
People of Letters (Melbourne)
The Growl (Perth)
The Swiss (Sydney)
Touch Sensitive (Sydney)
Vance Joy (Melbourne)
What So Not (Sydney)


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