More great music news! SXSW has announced a third wave of acts to perform at this year's festival, which will apparently bring together a ridiculous amount of talent. The event, which takes place March 12-17, will now include Vampire Weekend, Eagles of Death Metal, Local Natives, Frightened Rabbit, Tegan and Sara, Black Lips, Wild Belle, The Besnard Lakes, Camera Obscura, Fitz and the Tantrums, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mr MFN eXquire, The Thermals, Icona Pop, Allah-Las, AZARI & III, Bleached, Merchandise, and Psychic Twin.
The aforementioned join an extensive list which already consisted of Angel Haze, Major Lazer, Wavves, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Cold War Kids, The Joy Formidable, Dawes, Robyn Hitchcock, Richard Thompson, Toro Y Moi, Thee Oh Sees, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Charli XCX, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, Hundred Waters, and The Hood Internet.
Also set to play are Thurston Moore, Klaxons, Gallows, Alt-J, The Bug, Eric Burdon, Brendan Benson, Of Mice and Men, Marnie Stern, Why?, Toddla T, Ezra Furman, Turbo Fruits, Akron/Family, Civil Twilight, Guards, Suuns, ITAL, Haim, Dusted, Fear of Men, and White Lung.