Aussies at SXSW

Aussie thriller The Drover’s Wife joins SXSW Film Festival as full lineup revealed

February 13, 2021

The 2021 SXSW Film Festival has revealed its full line up for its 28th edition for SXSW Online, running March 16th-20th, 2021.  The previously announced Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil, a hard-hitting documentary covering the personal and professional life of the pop star, including her fatal near-overdose, will serve as the festival’s opener, whilst […]

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CLOVES and G Flip join massive Aussie contingent headed to SXSW 2018

February 22, 2018

With SXSW (AKA “every music lovers ultimate fantasy”) just weeks away from taking over Austin, Texas the annual event continues to add names from all over the world to the seemingly endless program of live music. As always, Australia is going to be very well represented across the week, with the latest artists joining the […]

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Amy Shark to join Jaden Smith, Tinashe and more as Pandora announce their SXSW lineup

February 13, 2018

From Amy Shark to Jaden Smith, the seventh annual showcase lineup for Pandora at SXSW is looking like a mighty good time, with diversity spanning numerous styles and sounds including indie, pop, Latin, R&B, hip hop, Americana and country. Announced today, Pandora will once again take over The Gatsby in Austin, Texas for three days […]

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Solange, Jidenna, Middle Kids and more announced for SXSW’s YouTube showcases

March 10, 2017

YouTube has announced their massive plans for the South by Southwest Conference, expanding to their largest SXSW present to date. What’s set to be one of the absolute highlights of their SXSW events will be their return to downtown Austin’s Coppertank, where YouTube will host a major three-day showcase. The showcase is set to feature […]

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Mazda Studio SXSW Showcases Announced, featuring Tkay Maidza

March 9, 2017

The musical mecca that is SXSW is fast nearing, with an amazing suite of showcases announced for the Mazda Studio at Empire, presented by SPIN, Stereogum and VIBE. Sharing the stage with some massive acts, including Danny Brown, Mastodon, The New Pornographers, Beach Slang and Chastity Belt, is Australia’s own Tkay Maidza, a mammoth accomplishment for the South Australian artist. […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Josh Cashman (Melbourne)

March 8, 2017

Melbourne’s Josh Cashman is another talented Aussie artist set for his SXSW debut in Austin this month; ahead of all the chaos, we check in to see how the new few weeks are lined up for him! Have you played SXSW before? How are you anticipating heading to Austin? This is my first time! Excited, nervous, a whole […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Woodes (Melbourne)

March 7, 2017

Elle Graham, aka Woodes, is headed to Austin for her first SXSW, despite being well-seasoned traveller to the US, this month. Already an exciting name on the Australian scene, Woodes’ music is bound to go down a treat with the Americans as part of the strong alternative and electronic contingent of Australians set to be on […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: The Elliotts (Melbourne)

March 6, 2017

For Melbourne group The Elliotts, SXSW presents itself as more than just a quick overseas jaunt. Their debut in Austin is a step up and out from the open mic nights they’ve previously played in Los Angeles and no doubt, SXSW is going to be way more intense than some nights out in Cali. Still, heading over […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Food Court (Sydney)

March 3, 2017

Sydney’s Food Court have been on our radar for a few years now and we can’t wait to see them make their overseas debut at the big playground that is SXSW. Ahead of their trip to Austin, the band tells us how they’re anticipating the trip and what’s coming up for them once SXSW wraps. Have you […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Beth Brown (Nashville via Newcastle)

March 2, 2017

A Novocastrian at heart, musician Beth Brown has found herself Stateside exploring a music career brimming with potential. Fusing blues with soul, folk and rock n roll, Brown will be bringing her entertaining set to Austin for SXSW this month. Before her official showcases, Beth tells us some more about her time in Nashville (where she is […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Running Touch (Melbourne)

March 2, 2017

SXSW is weeks away and while we pack our bags for another chaotic trip of music discovery out in Austin, we’re checking in with some of the Australian artists bound for the music festival. One member of the local contingent we’re keen on seeing out in Texas is Running Touch. Having had a brilliant 2016, the musician looks […]

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