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Stores Wed Dec 02 2015
It's a long standing tradition at Gapers Block to report on Chicago-area artists performing at the SXSW Music Festival. Now that the second round of acts for the 2016 festival has been announced, it's shaping up to be a great year for Chicago.
Here is the full list of local acts announced so far:
On the other hand, it's been less successful for neighboring states. Usually by the second round at least a handful of acts from Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa and Michigan have been announced, but so far for 2016, just four artists from Michigan are on the bill:
We'll keep you abreast of more local bands as they get added to the schedule down in Austin. Meanwhile, read all our past SXSW coverage here, including tour diaries from artists attending the fest in both official and unofficial capacity.