On Oct. 12 the South by Southwest Music Festival thrilled attendees awaiting the spring event with the first phase of this year’s artist lineup.

SXSW Musical Festival is a celebrated yearly event that is distinguished by its unique festival experience. A wildly popular destination for industry professionals, international media, and music lovers alike, the event celebrates the discovery of new music through the presentation of rising artists from all over the world. As always, the 2017 SXSW Music Festival is offering an incredible array of  international musical groups at the 31st annual event.

With over 150 Showcasing Artists hailing from 26 countries across the globe, this year’s lineup consists of legendary and up and coming musical groups. Among the massive collection of artists on the lineup, some noted groups among the bunch include Charlotte Day Wilson (Toronto, Canada), The Drums (New York, NY), Girlpool (Los Angeles, CA), Imarhan (Tamanrasset, Algeria), La Dame Blanche (Pinar Del Rio, Cuba), Minus the Bear (Seattle, WA), Roosevelt (Cologne, Germany), and SOHN (London, UK-England).

The 31st annual SXSW Music Festival takes place Monday, March 13 – Sunday, March 19, 2017 in Austin, Texas.

To view the entire round one lineup release, please visit.