On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 93.1 FM Green Bay, WI 93.5 FM Fox Valley

Weather

Current Conditions(Appleton,WI 54914)

More Weather »
72° Feels Like: 72°
Wind: N 14 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Thunderstorms 73°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 60°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 78°

Alerts

Paramore, Tegan and Sara, The Flaming Lips Added to 2013 South by Southwest Festival

Image courtesy of SXSW.com (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of SXSW.com (via ABC News Radio)

Organizers for the 2013 edition of the South by Southwest music festival have revealed the next round of participants for the annual extravaganza.

According to the festival’s website , Paramore , Tegan and Sara , The Flaming Lips , Alt-J and Atlas Genius are now part of the lineup of more than 1,300 bands set to perform at the event in March. 

The bands join previously announced artists Yeah Yeah Yeahs , My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James , Andrew WK , The Airborne Toxic Event , Third Eye Blind , Alex Clare , Alien Ant Farm , The Crystal Method , Of Mice & Men , The Raconteurs guitarist and co-frontman Brendan Benson , Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore , and Eagles of Death Metal , a side project of Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme .

The Lips will also premiere "the world's first vertical iPhone movie,” A Year in the Life of Wayne's Phone , at the event. The film, which was directed by frontman Wayne Coyne , was culled from more than 28 hours of personal videos recorded on his iPhone.

In addition, Dave Grohl will be the keynote speaker for the event.  The Foo Fighters frontman will deliver his address on March 14 at the Austin Convention Center, the event's main venue. 

The South by Southwest music festival runs from March 12-17 in Austin, Texas.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

Comments