41 Aussie Acts Confirmed For SxSW

Forty-one Australian acts have accepted and signed performance contracts at South by Southwest. 

The festival’s Australian, New Zealand and Hawaiian representative, NSW-based Phil Tripp, told Pollstar he expects the number to rise to a record-breaking 50 attendees.

The list of acts ranges from chart busters including SheppardBoy and BearVance JoyOh Mercy and Angus and Julia Stone to indie faves DZ DeathraysThe PreaturesGosslingOwl EyesMiami Horror and Mia Dyson to new buzz acts Gang of YouthThe GriswoldsKing ParrotThe Delta Riggs and The Swiss.

Of 10 New Zealand acts invited, only Hollywoodfun Downstairs, Popstrangers and Watercolours committed.