Grammy award winning world act Tinariwen, who hail from the Sahara Desert region of Mali, will be making their first ever performance at SXSW as the headlining act on the bill. Oklahoma's BRONCHO, whose newest single was recently featured on the season three premiere of HBO's Girls, will play direct support.
Folk act The Melodic will start off the night, followed by Jocie Adams' (The Low Anthem) new jazz/cabaret inspired project, Arc Iris. Saintseneca, who was named as one of CMJ 2013's "Best Discoveries" by Rolling Stone, as well as Chapel Hill's folk rock group, Lost in the Trees, will round out the night.
The full showcase listing can be seen here:
Thursday, March 13th
Bungalow (92 Rainey St)
8pm The Melodic
9pm Arc Iris
11pm Lost in the Trees
Image courtesy of ANTI- Records