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SXSW adds more than 500 bands to 2015 music lineup

SXSW adds more than 500 bands to 2015 music lineup

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With the third round of programming released on Tuesday, the SXSW Music 2015 lineup is almost up to 1,000 acts. Photo by Jon Shapley

Just two months until the festival launches, and the SXSW Music lineup is nearly complete. The third round of programming was released on Tuesday, bringing the grand total to almost 1,000 acts.

Some notable names this time around include Best Coast, Bleachers, Night Terrors of 1927, Diarrhea Planet, Peelander-Z and Geographer. These showcases join ranks with The Zombies, Sean Paul, AWOLNATION, Gang of Four, Twin Peaks and Scott Weiland, all of whom were previously announced.

Once again, Austin takes a sizable slice of the cake with local favorites such as Roger Sellers, Asleep at the Wheel and Max Frost joining acts like Wild Child, Ringo Deathstarr, Shivery Shakes, Think No Think, and Hundred Visions. Other local big wigs that have already been announced include Ben Kweller, Quiet Company, Jon Dee Graham, Mother Falcon and East Cameron Folkcore.

SXSW Music 2015 will run from March 17-22. To see the entire lineup so far, check out the SXSW website.