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SXSW 2008 Lineup

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Rumored for SxSW 2008

  • Adele
  • Duffy
  • Eddie Vedder/Pearl Jam
  • Les Claypool
  • Beastie Boys
  • Matisyahu
  • Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
  • Velvet Underground
  • Pataphysics
  • Ringo Starr
  • Little Steven
  • Ozomatli
  • Ghostland Observatory
  • Rage Against The Machine
  • The Toadies
  • Wilco
  • Morrissey
  • The Wailers
  • Sonic Youth
  • Eric Clapton

  • Thievery Corporation
  • Deep Blue Something
  • Minus The Bear
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • John Waite
  • The Foo Fighters
  • The National
  • The Roots
  • STS9
  • Iggy Pop


AA Bondy
Alina Simone
A Place to Bury Strangers
Awkward Stage
Barara Mason
Birds and Batteries
Birthday Suits
Bjorn Torske
the Black Crowes
Black and White Years
The Black Hollies
Black Joe Lewis
The Black Keys
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Black Mountain

Blitzen Trapper
Bon Iver

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The Bowerbirds
Bun B of UGK
Carlis Star
Carolyn Mark
Car Stereo (Wars)
Cary Brothers
the Choir Practice
The Cribs
Dan Wilson
Daniel Lanois
Daryl Hall
Dead Confederate
Die! Die! Die!
The DoDos
Dokkebi Q
Doug Walker
El Jesus de Magico
Experimental Aircraft
The Feral Children
Film School
Fleet Foxes
Frightened Rabbit
Goes Cube
The Gusto
Hanne Hukkelberg
The Hard Lessons
Hey Willpower
Jessie Baylin
Kim Hiorthøy
Holy Fuck
Ingrid Michaelson
Jens Lekman
Jimi Bianco
Joe Lean + The Jing Jang Jong
Joshua Radin
Justin Townes Earle
Kaki King
Kate Havnevik
Kid Dakota
The Kills
Laura Barrett
Laura Gibson
Lava Children
the Lemurs
Lightspeed Champion
Mala Rodriguez
Man Man
Miz Metro
Moon Rats
My Brightest Diamond
My Morning Jacket
Nada Surf
Nicole Atkins
Ouija Radio
the Pack A.D.
Pato Banton
The Pendletons
Plants & Animals
Ralph “Soul” Jackson
The Raveonettes
Russian Circles
RX Bandits
Scissors for Lefty
Screamin’ Cyn Cyn & the Pons
Secret Shine
Social Studies
Sons & Daughters
The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Southeast Engine
The Stills
Tech N9ne
The Kills
These New Puritans
Times New Viking
Unholy 2
The Valley Arena
Vampire Weekend
The Von Bondies
Von Iva
The Voom Blooms
The Watershed
The Weird Weeds
White Shoes & the Couples Company
White Williams
William Fitzsimmons
Wye Oak
Ze Dos Frangos

What’s Going on at SXSW ’08

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Dolly Parton To Perform At SXSW 2008

Dolly Parton at SXSW 2008SXSW is pleased to announce that Dolly Parton will perform on the BMI showcase at the Austin Music Hall on Friday, March 14. An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of music entertainment, penning classic songs such as “Jolene,” “Coat of Many Colors,” and her mega-hit “I Will Always Love You.” The American singer/ songwriter’s new album BACKWOODS BARBIE will be released on Feb 5. This is her first mainstream country album in 17 years and marks the first release on her independent label, Dolly Parton Records, that will focus on quality releases from her catalog.

Posted 01/16/08 in Music News +

A Conversation with Michael Eisner

Michael EisnerThis special interview has been scheduled as a joint panel session for both SXSW Film and SXSW Interactive registrants. Scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, this will be a one-on-one interview with the founder of The Tornante Company and new media studio Vuguru, will feature the former head of Disney turned media mogul discussing his past, present and future endeavors, as he builds new companies and models for entertainment consumption.

Posted 01/16/08 in Film News +

SXSW Film announces ‘A Conversation with Helen Hunt’

Helen Hunt“A Conversation with Helen Hunt” will occur at the SXSW Film Conference, on Sunday, March 9. Hunt won an Oscar for her role in As Good As It Gets, as well as several Emmys for her role on the hit sitcom Mad About You. Her directorial debut, Then She Found Me, will screen at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. She will be in attendance to discuss her acclaimed career as an actress as well as making the leap behind the camera.

Posted 01/15/08 in Film News +

The Black Crowes Showcase At SXSW 2008

The Black CrowesThe Black Crowes will return to SXSW ’08 with a performance on Saturday, Mar 15. On March 4, the band will release WARPAINT, their first album of all-new studio material in 7 years.