Long-running Chicago-based music program JBTV has announced its second annual SXCHI music showcase series, set to take place during next month’s SXSW festival in Austin, TX. The live music bonanza will touch down at The Trophy Room on 6th St. from March 16th through the 19th, and feature a whopping 42 local acts. The line-up of Chicago-centric artists so far is listed below, via JBTV’s official site.
Smoking Popes, Scott Lucas & the Married Men, Empires, Bob Nanna, Ha Ha Tonka, The Frantic, Death on Two Wheels, The Fireship, David Costa, The Fold, My Gold Mask, The Scissors, Heart Set Self-Destruct, The Lifeline, Mia LeBlon, I Fight Dragons, The Alaya Conscious, Matter of Fact, The Noise FM, Kirkland, Tommy and the High Pilots, Famous Like You, The Felix Culpa, Yourself and the Air, The Aesthetic, Arma, The Right Now, Lehnen, Houses, HeyPenny, Par Avion, Blah Blah Blah, Oceans Over Airplanes, Without a Face, In Tall Buildings, Small Sins, United Federation of Planets, Ronny Robinson, How Far to Austin, Suns, True Womanhood and Light Pollution. More will be announced in the coming weeks.
Look for JBTV documentation to happen throughout the course of the event and air at later dates during the music program. And for more pre-coverage of Chicago at SXSW, keep watching CVU!