The South by Southwest Music Festival named almost 400 new acts for the SXSW 2012 lineup, with some interesting names for second phase. Bands included in the big list are The Big Pink, The Big Sleep, Blitzen Trapper, Cotton Jones, The Magnetic Fields, Metric, Prince Rama, Quantic, The War On Drugs and Young Galaxy, to name a few. View the complete SXSW 2012 lineup, this was the third wave of announcements and more will announced before the whole thing goes down this Spring.
The South by Southwest Music Festival dates are March 14-18 in Austin, Texas. SXSW 2012 tickets are available as Platinum tickets for access to Music + Film + Interactive, Gold for only Film + Interactive. SXSW Music is aa subset of the SXSW experience that goes down March 9th-18th, which inicludes the SXSW Film Festival and the SXSW Interactive component to cover the web.Check out the Spacelab Festival Guide for more information on SXSW 2012 Music Festival and the Music Festival News page for 2012 festival updates.