The South by Southwest Music Conference gets underway this week and more than 60 Oklahoma bands will be playing.
Sixteen Oklahoma acts will take part in official showcases:
The Boom Bang, Broncho, Defining Times, Fiawna Forte, Green Corn Revival, Horse Thief, Jacob Abello, JD McPherson, Jimmy LaFave, John Fullbright, Junebug Spade, The Non, OK Sweetheart, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shiny Toy Guns, Stardeath & White Dwarfs
Forty-three more Oklahoma acts will be playing unofficial showcases and day parties:
Beau Jennings, Black Canyon, Brianna Gaither, Brine Webb, BrotherBear, Cameron Buchholtz (comedian), Chrome Pony, Crystal Vision, The Damn Quails, Daniel(s), Day One, DEERPEOPLE, Denver Duncan, Desi and Cody, Feathered Rabbit, FM Pilots, Fos, Graham Colton, Gum, Jabee, Jesse Aycock, Josh Sallee, Kevin Welch, Luna Moth, Mark Gibson, Modern Rock Diaries, Mont Lyons, No Kind of Rider, O Fidelis, Of the Tower, P.D.A., Painted Wolfe, The Panda Resistance, paperscissor, Pretty Black Chains, The Rockettops, Scales of Motion, Shitty/Awesome, Tim Miser, Wink Burcham, Wondernaut, The World Famous Tony Williams, Young Readers
Six other SXSW acts have Oklahoma connections:
Brian Pounds (former OU student), Hot Club of Cowtown (features Tulsa-area resident Whit Smith), Queen Caveat (features Jenks’ Lauren Little), Rosie and the Ramblers (features OCU graduate Selena Rosanbalm), Seapony (features Tahlequah’s Danny Rowland & Ian Brewer), Tea Leaf Green (features Tulsa’s Reed Mathis)
After the jump, check out schedule listings for all bands listed above.