Damon Albarn, St Vincent, Kelis added to SXSW bill

The music leg of the festival takes place in Austin, Texas from March 11-16

Damon Albarn, St Vincent and Kelis are amongst the latest additions to the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.

All three artists will be playing the NPR showcase at Stubb’s on March 12, alongside Perfect Pussy. The entire show will available to stream live at NPR‘s website.

Warpaint, Chance The Rapper and many more will also perform at the annual US music festival later this year, which takes place between March 11-16. For a full list of bands playing the event, visit SXSW.com.

Temples and Fat White Family are among the acts who will play NME’s showcase at the festival. On March 15, NME and PRS For Music will host a night of live performances with Temples, Drenge and Fat White Family all performing at The British Music Embassy. Also appearing on the bill will be Splashh, San Fermin and Bo Ningen. Further details can be found at the Facebook group for the event.

Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker will also give songwriting tips during a lecture at the event. According to SXSW organisers, the talk will see him discuss his growth as a musician and “the meaning of artistic vision”.

Sheffield: Sex City, a documentary about Pulp’s final show in 2012, will be screened during the film section of this year’s SXSW. Other music films to be shown include All Is By My Side, the Jimi Hendrix biopic featuring OutKast’s André 3000 as the iconic guitarist, the A$AP Rocky-based SVDDXNLY, and American Interior, a film about Super Furry Animals’ frontman Gruff Rhys.