Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Join The Inaugural White House And SXSW Festival

SXSL will also feature a screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary, Before The Flood.

September 26, 2016
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Join The Inaugural White House And SXSW Festival

Next month Barack Obama will host South By South Lawn, a festival launched by SXSW and The White House. The festival will take place on October 3 with the line-up for the festival announced today. The Lumineers and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings will both perform live, as will DJ Beverly Bond.

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There will also be a screening of Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate documentary Before the Flood, which was scored by Trent Reznor and Mogwai. Tickets for the one-day festival were handed out via an online lottery, which is now closed. Click here to revisit President Obama's summer playlists, featuring songs from Chance The Rapper and Fiona Apple.

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