Amy Shark & Slum Sociable among latest batch of Aussies set to play SXSW

SXSW, the world’s biggest music, film and media festival, has announced 500 new artists playing this year’s event. The Austin, Texas based event features musicians from around the globe, and this year features a massive number of Australian and Kiwi artists.

ARIA winner Amy Shark heads up the considerable amount of talent from down under, which features some well known Australian acts such as Slum Sociable to indie up-and-comers such as Perth’s The Money War. It’s no secret that a successful appearance at SXSW opens a ton of international doors, so no doubt everyone on the list will be stoked to be heading to Texas this March.

SXSW 2018 – New Australian & NZ Additions…

Amy Shark
Big League
Big White
Bobi Andonov
Calan Mai
Childsaint
Daggy Man
Death Bells
Divide And Dissolve
Juanita Stein
Tiny Ruins
Slum Sociable
Ruby Boots
Pretty City
ORB
The Money War
Lime Cordiale

These local heroes will be joining some of the best talent the world has to offer, including Chicago’s Ezra Furman, London’s Superorganism and Seoul duo XXX.

For more info and the full list of featured artists visit www.sxsw.com. 

Photo of Amy Shark by Justin Ma.