<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/large/public/news/image/2726.jpg?itok=FWyfFEE0" width="480" height="319" alt="Jovanotti" class="image-large" />2013 SXSW Showcasing Artist Jovanotti</span>
Italian rapper/singer-songwriter Lorenzo "[Jovanotti](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_MS21905)" Cherubini will be making his SXSW debut at this year's festival. Known for his heavy presence in the global music scene, Jovanotti has a fan base that spans well across the Atlantic. His impressive 25 year-long career boasts collaborations with other renowned artists such as Ben Harper, The Beastie Boys, Michael Franti, and Bono.
Jovanotti will be performing on the [NPR Music](http://www.npr.org/music/) showcase, which is part of our FREE [Auditorium Shores](http://sxsw.com/music/shows/auditorium-shores) series on Thursday, March 14th along with [Bajofondo](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_MS23087), [Molotov](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_MS22958), and [Cafe Tacvba](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_MS23268). He will also perform at [St. David's Bethell Hall](http://schedule.sxsw.com/events?lsort=venue_all_days&venue=St+David%27s+Bethell+Hall) on Friday, March 15th for [The Grammy Museum](http://www.grammymuseum.org/)'s _[Musical Milestones: 50 Years of the Beatles](http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_MS23550)_ showcase.