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Locals Hacienda included on partial SXSW list


The South by Southwest music festival announced a partial list of their acts today, including local power-poppers Hacienda.

The list is quite obviously incomplete and is mostly absent of the A-list acts that will most definitely be announced later. Other than Hacienda, probably the coolest piece of news here is that reunited garage-rock pioneers the Sonics will play.

The rest of the list is below, with the groups I will personally vouch for the kick-assity of listed in bold. Let me know how poor my choices are, and let me know which local acts should've made the list in the comments section below.

8Ball & MJG (Memphis, TN)

Akron/Family (Williamsport, PA)

Al Kapone (Memphis, TN)

Alina Simone (Brooklyn, NY)

Amanda Blank (Philadelphia, PA)

Amber Smith (Budapest, HUNGARY)

Angry vs The Bear (Essex, ENGLAND)

Anthony Snape (Sydney, AUSTRALIA)


Arc Angels (Austin, TX)

Asher Roth (Morrisville, PA)

Asobi Seksu (Brooklyn, NY)

Astrid Williamson (Shetland Islands, SCOTLAND)

B.o.B. (Atlanta, GA)

Banda de Turistas (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Bar-Kays (Memphis, TN)

Bavu Blakes (Austin, TX)

Ben Kweller (Austin, TX)

Benny Gallagher (West Wickham, ENGLAND)

Black Cherry (London, ENGLAND)

BLACK SKIES (Chapel Hill, NC)

Blaqstarr (Baltimore, MD)

Blue Scholars (Seattle, WA)

Bomba Estereo (Bogota, Columbia)

Brick Bandits (Philadelphia, PA)

Buck 65 (Halifax, NS)

Buraka Som Sistema (Lisbon, Portugal)

Candy Coated Killahz (Toronto, CANADA)

Cashier No.9 (Belfast, IRELAND)

Casiokids (Bergen, NORWAY)

Charles Hamilton (New York, NY)

Choc Quib Town (Bogota, Columbia)


Chris T-T (Brighton, ENGLAND)

Come On Gang! (Edinburgh, SCOTLAND)

Crystal Method (Los Angeles, CA)

Crystal Stilts (New York, NY)

Damero (Berlin, Germany)

Dananananaykroyd (Glasgow, Scotland)

Dave Alvin (Los Angeles, CA)

David Garza (Austin, TX)

Dead Prez (New York, NY)

Dekadens (Bucharest, ROMANIA)

Dirtblonde (Liverpool, ENGLAND)

Division Miniscula (Matamoros, Mexico)

Doctor Krapula (Bogota, Columbia)


Ella (Bristol, ENGLAND)

Empire ISIS (Montreal, CANADA)

Explosions in the Sky (Austin, TX)

Flood of Red (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)

Franki Chan (Los Angeles, CA)

Free Sol (Memphis, TN)

Futumomo Satisfaction (Tokyo, Japan)

Gabi Almedia (Sao Paolo, Brazil)

Gary Clark Jr. (Austin, TX)

Grimy Styles (Austin, TX)

Hacienda (San Antonio, TX) (Whoo!)

Hickoids (Austin, TX)

Ida Maria (Stockholm, Sweden)

Insite (Mexicali, Mexico)

Invincible (Detroit, MI)

Jokers of the Scene (Ottawa, ON)

Kap Bambino (Bordeaux, France)

Kid Sister (Chicago, IL)

Killer Mike (Atlanta, GA)

LA Riots (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Fancy Free (Mexico City, Mexico)

Madi Diaz (Nashville, TN)

Manana (Basil, SWITZERLAND)

Mandi Perkins (Los Angeles, CA)

Mexican Institute of Sound (Mexico City, Mexico)

Micachu (London, ENGLAND)

Midnight Youth (Auckland, NEW ZEALAND)

Mika Miko (Los Angeles, CA)

Mike Badger (Liverpool, ENGLAND)

Mistah FAB (Oakland, CA)

Monokino (Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS)

Moriarty (Montreuil, FRANCE)

Motel (Mexico City, Mexico)

Mundo Livre Sa (Recife, Brazil)

My Crew Be Unruly (Baltimore, MD)

My Federation (Hove, ENGLAND)

Nacho Vegas (Gijon, Spain)

Nacional (Glasgow, SCOTLAND)


Outasight (New York, NY)

P.O.S. (Minneapolis, MN)

Pato Machete (Monterrey, Mexico)

Peter Bjorn & John (Stockholm, Sweden)

Peter Rosenberg (New York, NY)

Port O'Brien (Cambria, CA)

Primal Scream (Glasgow, Scotland)

Reflection Eternal (Ohio/New York)

Rob Quest (Houston, TX)

Sage Francis (Providence, RI)

San Quinn (San Francisco, CA)

Scribe (Christchurch, NZ)

Shad (London, Ontario)

Shawn David McMillen (Austin, TX)

Simplifires (Mexico City, Mexico)

Soulico (Tel Aviv, Israel)

St. Vincent (Dallas, TX)

Suzy & Los Quattro (Barcelona, Spain)

T Bird & The Breaks (Austin, TX)

Tanya Morgan (Brooklyn, NY)

Temposhark (London, ENGLAND)

The Beat Poets (Belfast, IRELAND)

The Carrivick Sisters (Devon, ENGLAND)

The Courteneers (Manchester, UK)

The deBretts (London, ENGLAND)

The Deep Dark Woods (Saskatoon, CANADA)

the Devil Wears Prada (Dayton, OH)

The Everyday Visuals (Boston, MA)

The Knux (New Orleans, LA)


The Pepper Pots (Girona, Spain)

The Sonics (Seattle, WA)

The Temper Trap (Nth Fitzroy, AUSTRALIA)

thecocknbullkid (London, ENGLAND)

Thee Oh See's (San Francisco, CA)

This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb (Pensacola, FL)

Tittsworth (Washington, DC)

Tommy Tee (Oslo, Norway)

Toy Horses (Barry, WALES)

Twilight Hotel (Winnipeg, CANADA)

Virgin Passages (London, ENGLAND)

Volodja Balzalorsky (Ljubljana, SLOVENIA)

WAZ (Los Angeles, CA)

We Have Band (London, ENGLAND)

We Should Be Dead (Limerick, IRELAND)

White Lies (London, ENGLAND)

Whitechapel (Knoxville, TN)

Willem Maker (Turkey Heaven, AL)

Willy Joy (Chicago, IL)

Yarah Bravo (New York, NY)

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