AUSTIN, TEXAS – MARCH 11-19, 2022
“Sounds Australia has been an integral partner for SXSW. Their knowledge of the global market and their connections within the Australian music industry have proven beneficial each year, as they consistently put together one of the best packages of musician showcases at SXSW.” Peter Lewis SXSW
Sounds Australia is excited to announce its first physical international showcase in more than two years, taking place at this year’s South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Sounds Australia at Australia House will see 10 Australian acts showcasing to international music industry on Wednesday March 16.
Like in both 2018 and 2019, Lucille Patio Lounge on Rainey St in downtown Austin will be rebranded as Australia House, an all-encompassing Australian experience presented by the American Australian Association and G’Day USA. Australia House will feature technology showcases, music performances, keynote speakers and interactive displays by some of Australia’s leading experts in the film, music, thought and innovation sectors.
South by Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture.
Artists who have showcased at SXSW include Alison Wonderland, Amyl & The Sniffers, Amy Shark, Angie McMahon, Courtney Barnett, Dean Lewis, DMA’S, Dune Rats, Emma Louise, Flight Facilities, Flume, G Flip, Gang of Youths, Guy Sebastian, Hatchie, Hiatus Kaiyote, Hockey Dad, Julia Jacklin, Kasey Chambers, Karnivool, King Parrot, Kirin J Callinan, Mallrat, Matt Corby, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Nick Murphy, Peking Duk, Remi, RUFUS DU SOL, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, RVG, Stella Donnelly, The Teskey Brothers, Tkay Maidza, Troye Sivan, Vance Joy, Violent Soho and What So Not.
SOUNDS AUSTRALIA AT AUSTRALIA HOUSE
Wednesday 16th March
Australia House, 77 Rainey St Austin
1.05pm Grace Cummings
2.20pm Jack Gray
3.00pm Eliza Hull
3.35pm Phebe Starr
4.15pm Tom West
4.55pm Jo Schornikow
5.30pm Alex The Astronaut
6.10pm Little Quirks
*times may be subject to change
ALEX THE ASTRONAUT