A Few SXSW Artists Announced

When you woke up this morning, did you suddenly get a craving for BBQ and Shiner Bock? Did you start thinking about cowboys, big belt buckles, and warmer weather? Our yearly trek to Austin, TX for SXSW is creeping closer by the day, and I am counting the days. So far the fine folks at South By Southwest have put together a fine list of bands. As you scan the list of confirmed bands, you might think that your eyes are playing tricks on you, but Billy Idol IS on there. Ah, your dreams of hearing “Rebel Yell” and “White Wedding” can finally come true!

Against Me! (Gainesville FL)
Ambulance Ltd (New York NY)
American Music Club (San Francisco CA)
Chingo Bling (Houston TX)
The Dears (Montreal QC)
Death From Above 1979 (Toronto ON)
Dogs Die in Hot Cars (Glasgow UK)
The Donnas (Palo Alto CA)
The Go! Team (Brighton UK)
Grand Buffet (Pittsburgh PA)
Guitar Wolf (Tokyo JAPAN)
Tre Hardson (Los Angeles CA)
Hella (Sacramento CA)
Robyn Hitchcock (London UK)
Hot Hot Heat (Victoria BC)
Husky Rescue (Helsinki FINLAND)
Billy Idol (Los Angeles CA)
Jack Ingram (Dallas TX)
Kaiser Chiefs (Leeds UK)
The Kills (London UK)
The Longcut (Manchester UK)
Aimee Mann (Los Angeles CA)
Mean Reds (Tuscon AZ)
Ronnie Montrose (Sacramento CA)
Nada Surf (Brooklyn NY)
The Raveonettes (Copenhagen DENMARK)
Rolling Blackouts (Torrance CA)
Sleater-Kinney (Portland OR)
Son Volt (St Louis MO)
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives (Gothenberg SWEDEN)
22-20's (Lincoln UK)
Visionaries (Los Angeles CA)
Saul Williams (Los Angeles CA)

For more info: 2005.sxsw.com

A Few SXSW Artists Announced