These 10 bands blew us away at SXSW | Photo Diary

Last week we had the pleasure of seeing so many amazing artists and we’re excited to share with you some of our new (and old) favorite bands we saw at SXSW this year through photos. This is in no particular order.

Durand Jones & The Indications

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Durand Jones & The Indications
Genre: Soul, R&B
Hometown: Bloomington, IN
Our favorite track: Morning in America

Broken Social Scene

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Broken Social Scene
Genre: Experimental, Indie Rock
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Our favorite track: Can’t Find My Heart

The Marcus King Band

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: The Marcus King Band
Genre: Soulful Rock & Roll
Hometown: Greenville, SC
Our favorite track: Rita Is Gone

Mobley

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Mobley
Genre: Post-genre pop
Hometown: Austin, TX
Our favorite track: Solo

Yola

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Yola
Genre: Americana, Soul
Hometown: Bristol, England
Our favorite track: Love All Night

White Denim

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: White Denim
Genre: Psychedelic, Indie Rock
Hometown: Austin TX
Our favorite track: Magazin

Mary Lattimore

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Mary Lattimore
Genre: Ambient
Hometown: Asheville, North Carolina
Our favorite track: Wawa By The Ocean

Illiterate Light

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Illiterate Light
Genre: Indie Rock
Hometown: Harrisonburg, VA
Our favorite track: Growin’ Down


Cha Wa

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Cha Wa
Genre: Mardi Gras Indian Funk
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Our favorite track: Chapters

Billy Strings

Photo by:  Melissa Bordeau

Photo by: Melissa Bordeau

Band: Billy Strings
Genre: Bluegrass
Hometown: Nashville, TN
Our favorite track: Meet Me At The Creek

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