SXSW will occupy the streets, clubs, hotels and restaurants of Austin, Texas from March 11-16, 2014. And the first wave of bands playing the festival have been announced. There are a lot more to be announced, and the lineup is subject to change, but so far it looks promising.
Among the bands scheduled to perform are Gary Numan, The Men, Wye Oak, EMA, Kevin Drew, Teengirl Fantasy, Black Lips, Blouse, Poolside, Esben and the Witch, Jenny Hval, London Grammar, G-Side, Tinariwen, Talib Kweli, The So So Glos, Phantogram, Diarrhea Planet and many, many more. Check out the full lineup here.
Also, if you missed any of our SXSW coverage from 2013, check it out here.
Jeff Terich is the founder and editor of Treble. He's been writing about music for 20 years and has been published at American Songwriter, Bandcamp Daily, Reverb, Spin, Stereogum, uDiscoverMusic, VinylMePlease and some others that he's forgetting right now. He's still not tired of it.