SXSW, the long-running music festival, has announced its first batch of performers for the 2013 edition, which takes place March 12-17 in Austin.
Some of the bigger names tabbed to perform are Houston-born rapper Lecrae, Klaxons, Gallows, the Zombies, Alt-J,Of Mice & Men and Hawthorne Heights. Two Houston acts will be making the trip to Austin as well, as Young Von and the Linus Pauling Quartet were announced.
A full list of the performers announced today is available.
Tickets are not on sale yet, but Houston bands still have time to apply to play the fest. The application deadline to perform has been extended to Nov.9.