by / January 21st, 2011 /

Irish bands for SXSW & Canadian Music Week announced

March’s big international music events now have their Irish contingents.

The big one, South by SouthWest (SXSW) takes place from March 16th-20th in Austin, Texas.

This year’s bands are:
Adebisi Shank
Funeral Suits
General Fiasco
Halves
Ham Sandwich
James Vincent McMorrow
Kormac’s Big Band
Lafaro
O Emperor
Oh Ruin
Pierce Turner
R.S.A.G.
Ram’s Pocket Radio
Sacred Animals
Sweet Jane
The Lost Brothers
The Mighty Stef
The Minutes

The week before, Canadian Music Week’s showcase in Toronto will see the following travel to Canada to perform:
Autumn Owls
Butterfly Explosion
Funeral Suits
Halves
James Vincent McMorrow
Kill Krinkle Club
Kormac’s Big Band
Lost Chord
Miracle Bell
Preacher’s Son
Sacred Animals
The Dirty 9s
Windings

Full details of gigs and band links on http://musicfromireland.org/