News March 5, 2019

Sounds Australia unveils SXSW showcases

Sounds Australia unveils SXSW showcases
Mojo Juju

Music export body returns to Austin to increase the profile of 55 Australian acts through showcases at South by Southwest ().

After the success of its inaugural year, Australia House (aka Lucille on Rainey Street) will again be one of the showcase hubs March 10 – 15.

Presented by G’Day USA, Australia House will host music and tech innovators through presentations and meetings, with free coffee courtesy Bluestone Lane Coffee and a2 Milk.

The 55 acts will showcase at its signature Aussie BBQ and Sound Gallery, and partnering on showcases with The AU Review & Hello Asia, BIGSOUND, Laneway Festival and Secret Sounds.

Sounds Australia has worked with Screen Queensland, Global Victoria and the VMDO to provide additional performance opportunities for artists from their respective states early in the week.

Both governments are presenting multifaceted events, showcasing the latest in tech, music and film with Queensland featuring Emerson Snowe, Gabriella Cohen, Geowulf, Golden Vessel and San Mei on Monday evening.

Victoria has sets from Amyl & The Sniffers (DJs), Angie McMahon, DRMNGNOW DJ, Mojo Juju, Oh Pep! and Two People on Tuesday.

The Melbourne Hub on Tuesday night will also present a late night film session and intimate in-conversation with Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore, director of the documentary Her Sound Her Story, alongside Mojo Juju, highlighting the impacts of women in the Australian music industry.

Nightlife Music return to SXSW to enhance the audio and visual experience inside Australia House, featuring their award-winning crowdDJ technology.

They’ll be playing the best in Australian music, and throughout The Aussie BBQ guests will hear artists handpicked by triple j Unearthed.   


Thursday March 14: THE AUSSIE BBQ

Back Yard Stage

10:30am                 Oh Pep!

11:15am                 Tempesst

12.00pm                 Vacations

12:45pm                 Castlecomer

1:30pm                   The Pinheads

2:15pm                   Ratking

3:00pm                   Kirin J Callinan

3:45pm                   Bloods

4:30pm                   Body Type

5:15pm                   Haiku Hands

6:00pm                   Jarryd James

Front Yard Stage

10:55am                 NOIRE

11:40am                 Greenwave Beth

12.25pm                 Quivers

1:10pm                   ZĀN

1:55pm                   Georgi Kay

2:40pm                   Moonlover

3:25pm                   Catherine Britt

4:10pm                   FRITZ

4:55pm                   Denise le Menice

5:40pm                   Grace Turner

Friday March 16: BIGSOUND BRUNCH

Back Yard Stage

11:15am                 Amaru Tribe

12.00pm                 Rachael Fahim

12:45pm                 Mojo Juju

1:30pm                   Gabriella Cohen

2:15pm                   Feels

3:00pm                   Two People

3:45pm                   The Gooch Palms

4:30pm                   Golden Vessel

5:15pm                   Angie McMahon

6:00pm                   Kwame


Front Yard Stage

11:25am                Indigo Sparke

12:15pm                The Heart Collectors

1:05pm                  Jo Schornikow

1:55pm                  Harmony Byrne

2:45pm                  Holiday Sidewinder

3:35pm                  Fatai

4:25pm                  Spike Vincent

5:15pm                  Fripps & Fripps

6:05pm                  Go Fever


Wednesday, March 13, presented by Laneway

8:00pm                  Emerson Snowe (AUS)

9:00pm                  Carmouflage Rose (AUS)

10:00pm                Lola Kirke

11:00pm                Charly Bliss

12:00am                Laura Misch

1:00am                  Sports Team

8:00pm                San Mei (AUS)

9:00pm                Drinking Girls & Boys Choir

10:00pm              Geowulf (AUS)

11:00pm              Stereogirl

12:00am              I Know Leopard (AUS)

1:00am                DYGL

Friday March 15, presented by Secret Sounds

Boy Azooga

Odette (AUS)

Pink Sweats

Sam Fender


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