hector THE third round of acts has been announced for this years SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Over 500 new acts from all around the world were added to the already huge bill.

Five more acts from Scotland will be heading over, including the impressive Hector Bizerk who are one of the leading bands on Scotland’s prospering hip-hop scene. So will up-and-comers United Fruit, the talented Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, David Arcari and Redinho.

Other acts heading over from the UK are Catfish and the Bottlemen – you can watch our session with them here, Circa Waves – Watch our session here, Clean Bandit, Fyfe and Palma Violets.

They will be joining the likes of The Amazing Snakeheads, Public Access TV, Public Service Broadcasting, Fatherson, The Twilight Sad and East India Youth among others.

You can see the full list of newly added bands here.

SXSW takes place between the 17 – 22 March.