Alex Lahey, Vera Blue, Oscar Key Sung & more feature on first artist reveal for SXSW 2017

The first names for SXSW Music have been unveiled this morning, with a solid number of Australians included in this initial artist release. Along with confirmed keynote speaker Lee Daniels (Empire), some impressive speakers have been announced too, making for an eclectic and entertaining program for another year.

Featured on the first artist announce today are the likes of Vera BlueAlex LaheyAlex CameronDemi LouiseOscar Key Sung and Wafia, while Agnes ObelCory Branan and San Fermin have stood out as early international highlights. You can check out the first line up in full below!

For more information about SXSW 2017, visit www.sxsw.com/music. The event runs from March 10th – 19th in Austin, Texas next year.

SXSW MUSIC FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Akina Adderley & The Vintage Playboys (Austin, TX)
Agosto (San Isidro, Argentina)
Alex Napping (Austin, TX)
Rocky Banks (Houston, TX)
Vera Blue
BOOHER (Austin, TX)
Cory Branan (Nashville, TN)
Allysen Callery (Bristol, RI)
Alex Cameron
Laura Carbone (Germany)
Chain of Flowers (Wales)
Chain Wallet (Norway)
Chelou (UK)
Crater (Seattle, WA)
Creepoid (Philadelphia, PA)
Diet Cig (New Paltz, NY)
Dubfire (Washington DC)
Forth Wanderers (Montclair, NJ)
FOXTRAX (Los Angeles)
Colin Gilmore (Austin, TX)
Henry Hall (New York, NY)
Hard Proof (Austin, TX)
Hoops (Bloomington, IN)
Jain (France)
Tameca Jones (Austin, TX)
King Cayman (Spain)
Alex Lahey
Lazyeyes (Brooklyn, NY)
Carlo Lio (Canada)
Demi Louise
Elizabeth McQueen (EMQ and Psiplay) (Austin, TX)
Misimplicity (Austin, TX)
My Education (Austin, TX)
Never Young (Oakland, CA)
Agnes Obel (Germany)
Pastel Ghost (Brooklyn, NY)
Sara ∏ (Spain)
Polarheart
The Quebe Sisters (Dallas, TX)
Ratboys (Chicago, IL)
Running Touch
San Fermin (Brooklyn, NY)
Oscar Key Sung
S U R V I V E (Austin, TX)
Tasha the Amazon (Canada)
Throttle
Trudy and the Romance (UK)
Wafia
Miss Lavelle White and the L Men (Austin, TX)
Yoke Lore (Brooklyn, NY)
Jesse Colin Young (Aiken, SC)
Yung Gordon (Miami, FL)