March 5, 2013 16:49

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players and Justin Timberlake added to SXSW 2013

Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Pop and Tenacious D also join the Texas festival

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players and Justin Timberlake added to SXSW 2013

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Dave Grohl and Justin Timberlake have both confirmed they will perform at this year's South By South West festival.

The pair will both be in Austin, Texas to promote their new albums, with Grohl set to be joined by his Sound City Players for a show at Stubb's on Thursday, March 14.

The Foo Fighters frontman is also the key-note speaker at this year's event and will bring Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Corey Taylor, Alain Johannes, Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk and Fear’s Lee Ving to play live according to Billboard. His talk will take place on March 14, 2013 at the Austin Convention Centre.

Meanwhile, Austin’s KVUE.com reports that Justin Timberlake will play a private party at some point during SXSW, with rumours of a second show also starting.

Additionally, other new names confirmed for the festival include Iggy and the Stooges, Kendrick Lamar, Iron & Wine, Devendra Banhart, Tenacious D, Ghostface Killah, Pusha T, Big KRIT, Youth Lagoon, Mikal Cronin, Reggie Watts, Matthew E. White, FIDLAR, Rustie, Trash Talk, Parquet Courts, A Place to Bury Strangers, Ab-Soul, Diamond Rugs, Kids These Days, Nobunny and White Mystery.

SXSW 2013 previously announced names including Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Vampire Weekend, The Flaming Lips, Earl Sweatshirt, Black Lips, Wild Belle, METZ, Toro Y Moi and Unknown Mortal Orchestra for this year's festival.

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