SXSW 2022 Lineup New Music and More

With the Sundance Film Festival gone completely virtual this year, we look to SXSW 2022 right around the corner in March to welcome in-person attendance and a return to the festival circuit we dearly miss. The SXSW lineup and schedule is starting to show some true firepower, injecting some excitement around the major festival event. The place where leaders in music, film and tech all come together to celebrate innovation and the creatives and just enjoy the good ol’ Austin vibes and tons and tons of music. Now we have the confirmed guests, keynotes and artists scheduled to attend starting to increase and SXSW is gaining steam. 

This year is the 36th edition of the SXSW Conference and Festival. SXSW has plans for a hybrid event integrating an online component to the festival. Historically, SXSW has played a key role in the discovery of hidden talent. Those who started or took their careers to next level heights at the massive music festival were notable artists such as The White Stripes, MGK, Grimes, and others like Katy Perry road through SXSW on their way to fame and stardom.

SXSW 2022 Lineup and Keynotes

This week, SXSW announced the following Keynotes to this year’s SXSW 2022 Conference schedule. They include Lizzo, Beck, Neal Stephenson and Celine Tricart. SXSW 2022 will include one Keynote speaker per day at 1pm CT from Friday, March 11 through Saturday, March 19. 

Over 90 artists will be performing at this year’s SXSW event. And 99 feature films will be presented at the SXSW Film Festival this year. Quin NFN, Luna, and a plethora more of showcasing artists have been announced for the festival taking place in Austin from March 11th – March 20th. 

The SXSW 2022 Featured Speakers were just announced and the speakers run the gamut from Sara Bareilles, BEEPLE, Cast of Busy Philipps, to Mark Cuban, Greg Daniels, James Ellroy, Falon Fatemi, Scott Galloway, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sec. Deb Haaland, Tristan Harris, Frances Haugen, Ethan Hawke, Noah Hawley, Rashida Jones, Donna Langley,Al Roker, Tye Sheridan, Jim VandeHei, Pam Wasserstein, The Boys, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ben McKenzie, Jonathan Van Ness, Bob Odenkirk, Guy Raz, Chrissy Teigen, and Noah Oppenheim. 

SXSW 2022 showcasing artists

Here is the complete list of new SXSW showcasing artists joining the showcase this year. And this is in alphabetical order. Alot of artists on this list are local from the Texas area, and California artists alongside a select group from different parts of the United States. 

9th Sage (Houston TX)

AB DVinci & TMP (Corpus Christi TX)

Abstract Rude (Los Angeles CA)

AdELA (Atlanta GA)

AJ, the One (Inglewood CA)

Alexander Jean (Los Angeles CA)

ANTPUKE (Brooklyn NY)

AUSAR (Chicago IL)

Beautiful Freaks (Seattle WA)

Billy King & The Bad Bad Bad (Austin TX)


Brooke Annibale (Pittsburgh PA)

Calva Louise (Manchester UK-ENGLAND)

Catcher (Brooklyn NY)

CIFIKA / HYDROVOX 2.0 Installation Performance (Seoul SOUTH KOREA)

Club Morph (Atlanta GA)

Croy and the Boys (Austin TX)

D.Harmon (Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG)

Danielle Apicella (New York NY)

Dead Tooth (Brooklyn NY)

DJ Confucius Jones (Austin TX)

DJ Hollygrove (New Orleans LA)

djbabyroo (Austin TX)

EC Mayne (Bastrop TX)

Era$mo G (Waco TX)

Everett Wren (Austin TX)

Fragile Rock (Austin TX)

fuvk (Austin TX)

GO DJ JB (Austin TX)

Hiram (Houston TX)

Hong Kong Wigs (Austin TX)

Jabee (Oklahoma OK)

Jank Sinatra (Austin TX)

Jaylon Ashaun (Houston TX)

Jesediah (New York NY)

Jeska and The Vanity Project (featuring Guy Forsyth) (Austin TX)

Jesse Dayton (Austin TX)

Jim-E-O (Austin TX)

JoshSimmons (Baton Rouge LA)

Kalu and the Electric Joint (Austin TX)

KC Wavey (Chicago IL)

Kenyon Dixon (Los Angeles CA)

Kitt Wakeley (Emond OK)

KNDRX (Denver CO)

Lauren Knight (Atlanta GA)

Lil’ Mighty Alpachino (Dalworth TX)

LITA (Queens NY)

Lolita Lynne (Austin TX)

Luna Li (Toronto ON)

Lyons & Co. (San Diego CA)


Mojo Nixon & The Toadliquors (Pigfoot LA)

MVTANT (San Antonio TX)

MY!GAY!HUSBAND! (Vancouver BC)

Nez Tha Villain (Austin TX)

No Swoon (Los Angeles CA)

OG Ron C (Houston TX)

OHYUNG (Brooklyn NY)

Otis Wilkins (Austin TX)

Oye Manny (Houston TX)

Pale Dian (Austin TX)

Patti (Brooklyn NY)

Phil J (Mobile AL)

Próxima Parada (San Luis Obispo CA)

Quin NFN (Austin TX)

Quinn Christopherson (Anchorage AK)

Rosa Pistola (Mexico City MEXICO)

S.L. Houser (Austin TX)

Sada K (Kansas City MO)

Sailor Poon (Austin TX)

Seven Davis Jr. (Houston TX)

Slomo Drags (Austin TX)

So Much Light (Sacramento CA)

Spencer Kane (Nashville TN)

Steven Malcolm (Detriot MI)

Sudan Archives (Los Angeles CA)


Suzanne Vega (New York NY)

Tatiana Cholula (Austin TX)

The Chopstars (Houston TX)

The Coffee Sergeants (Austin TX)

The fin. (Kobe JAPAN)

The Living Pins (Austin TX)

The Mary Veils (Philadelphia PA)

The Range (Mount Tabor VT)

The Teeta (Austin TX)

The WRLDFMS Tony Willams (Dallas TX)

Think No Think (Austin TX)

Tianna Kocher (Los Angeles CA)

Tru Lyrics (Austin TX)

Ty Brasel (Memphis TN)

Urban Heat (Austin TX)

V. Rose (Sacramento CA)

VRYWVY (Dallas TX)

Weird Wolves (Austin TX)