Festivals: SXSW 2016 adds Bloc Party, Dilly Dally, Waxahatchee & more

SXSW 2016 adds Bloc Party, Dilly Dally, Waxahatchee & more

Loads of acts have joined the March fest.

SXSW Music has announced loads of new acts for its 2016 bill, running 15th-20th March.

The festival is set to welcome Bloc Party, Dilly Dally, Promotomartyr, Stormzy & loads more.

Bloc Party release new album ‘Hymns’ on 29th January. It’s their first under a new line-up, following on from 2012 LP ‘Four’.

Other additions to SXSW 2016 include Ra Ra Riot, Holy Fuck, Rich the Kid, The Big Pink, Polica, Little Simz, Waxahatchee, Frankie Cosmos, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down and Hodgy Beats.

See the full bill so far here.

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