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The Texan bash secures some more big names...

TURIN BRAKES, D4, Idlewild, Grandaddy and Bob Dylanare among the first acts to be announced for the SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST music festival in AUSTIN, TEXAS next March.

The music conference, which takes place at venues around the city from March 12 – 16, will feature an opening keynote speech from U2

and [a][/a] producer Daniel Lanois, as well as seminars, workshops and music showcases.

Other artists appearing this year include Neil Michael Hagerty of Royal Trux, Kinesis Tokyo’s ex-Girl, Willie Nelson and Exile Follies which features Kristen Hersh and Grant Lee Philips.

Full information is available at [url=]www.sxsw.com.