Drenge, Temples, Fat White Family, Splashh to play NME SXSW Showcase

Drenge and Bo Ningen will also appear at The British Music Embassy

Temples and Fat White Family are among the acts who will play NME’s showcase at year’s South By Southwest 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 live 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. Scroll down for stage times.

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


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

It was revealed last month that 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 films to be shown include All Is By My Side, the Jimi Hendrix biopic featuring OutKast’s AndrĂ© 3000 as the iconic guitarist, the A$AP Rocky-based SVDDXNLY, and American Interior, a film about Super Furry Animals’ frontman Gruff Rhys.

NME & PRS For Music present: Official SXSW Showcase:

1am Drenge
12am Fat White Family
11pm Temples
10pm Bo Ningen
9pm San Fermin
8pm Splashh