The South by Southwest Festival kicked off this week and SLICE has compiled a list of Canadian performers slated to perform during the 5 day music portion of the festival. It's quite a lengthy list, with more than 100 acts due to perform, representing all corners of Canada.

AIDS Wolf - Montreal QC (punk)
Alex Cuba - Vancouver BC (Latin)
Ann Vriend - Edmonton AB (Pop)
Arkells - Hamilton ON (Rock)
Aun - Montreal QC (Avant-Garde)
BEAST - Montreal EC (Avan/Experimental)
Bedouin Soundclash - Toronto ON (pop)
Birds of Wales - Toronto ON (Alt Country)
Black Diamond Bay (formerly Krief) - Montreal QC (Rock)
Boats - Winnipeg MB (alternative)
Bonjour Brumaire - Montreal QC (Rock)
Buck 65 - Halifax NC (hip hop)
Caracol - Montreal QC (Pop)
Classifield - Enfield NS ( hip hop)
Codie Prevost- Saskatoon SK (Country)
Colin Moore - Montreal QC (Rock)
Colin Munroe - Toronto ON (pop)
D.O. - Toronto ON (Hip hop)
Dan Mangan - Vancouver BC (Singer-Songwriter)
David Martel - Montreal QC (Singer-song writer)
DD/MM/YYYY - Toronto ON (Avant-experimental)
Delhi to Dublin - Vancouver BC (World)
Elliott Brood - Toronto ON (Rock)
Emma Lee - Toronto ON (singer-songwriter)
Empire Isis - Montreal QC (pop)
Felix Cartal - Vancouver BC (DJ)
Final Flash – Montreal QC (Rock)
Gavin Stephens - Toronto ON (Comedy)
Gentleman Reg - Toronto (Rock)
Gordie Tentrees - Whitehorse YT (folk)
Grand Analog - Winnipeg WB (hip hop)
Handsome Furs - Montreal QC (Rock)
Hey Ocean - Vancouver BC (Pop)
Hollerado - Montreal QC (Rock)
Hot Panda - Edmonton AB (Rock)
Human Highway - Toronto ON (Rock)
Immaculate Machine - Victoria BC (rock)
Jay Semko - Saskatoon SK (Country)
Jenn Grant - Halifax NS (Pop)
Jesse Dangerously - Ottawa ON (hip hop)
Jill Barber - Halifax (Singer Songwriter)
Jokers of the Scene - Ottawa On (DJ)
Jon Lajoie - Montreal QC (comedy)
Josh Martinez - Regina SK (Hip Hop)
K'Naan - Toronto ON (Hip Hop)
Keys n Krates - Toronto ON (electronic/Dance)
Krista Muir - Montreal QC (Pop)
Led Handclaps - Montreal QC (Alternative)
Lights - Toronto ON (pop)
Lindi Ortega - Toronto ON ( Pop)
Little Miss Higgins- Nokomis SK (Blues)
Lorrie Matheson - Calgary AB (Singer/Songwriter)
Luke Doucet - Toronto ON (Alt Country)
Magenta Lane - Toronto ON (Pop)
Mark Sultan - Montreal QC (Rock)
Megasoid - Montreal QC (Electronic)
Melissa Auf der Maur - Montreal QC (Rock)
Melissa McClelland - Toronto ON (Alt Country)
Moka Only + Def 3 - Regina SK (Hip Hop)
More Or Les - Montreal (Hip Hop)
Mother Mother - Vancouver BC (Pop)
MSTRKFT - Toronto ON (DJ)
No Kids - Vancouver BC (Electronic/Dance)
NQ Arbuckle - Toronto ON (Americana)
Oh Susanna - Toronto ON (Singer-Songwriter)
Ohbijou - Toronto ON (Pop)
One Hundred Dollars - Toronto ON (Folk)
Pat Thornton - Toronto ON (Comedy)
Po' Girl - Vancouver BC (Alternative)
Priestess - Montreal QC (Rock)
Ruby Coast - Aurora ON (Rock)
Sam Roberts Band - Montreal QC (Rock)
Sebastien Grainger - Toronto ON (Rock)
Shad- London ON (hip hop)
Shout Out Out Out Out - Edmonton AB (Alternative)
Skratch Bastid - Montreal QC - Hip hop)
Slim Twig - Toronto ON (Rock)
Smokekiller - Saskatoon SK (singer-songwriter)
Social Code - Edmonton AB (Rock)
The Deep Dark Woods - Saskatoon SK (Folk)
The Details - Winnipeg MB (Rock)
The Evaporators - Vancouver BC (Rock)
The Golden Dogs - Toronto ON (Pop)
The High Dials - Montreal QC (Rock)
The Joys- London ON (Rock)
The Orchid highway - Vancouver BC (Rock)
The Pack A.D. - Vancouver BC (Rock)
The Painted Birds - Vancouver BC (Rock)
The Perpetrators - Winnipeg MB (Blues)
The Pink Noice - Burlington ON (Punk)
The Rural Alberta Advantage - Toronto ON ( Rock)
The Telepathic Butterflies - Winnipeg MB (rock)
The Wet Secrets - Edmonton AB (Rock)
The Wooden Sky - Toronto ON (Alt Country)
Thunderheist - Toronto ON (Electro)
Torngat - Montreal (Avan/Experimental)
Twilight Hotel - Winnipeg MB (Americana)
Two Hours Traffic - Charlottetown PEI (Alternative)
We are Lovers - Saskatoon SK (Pop)
Winter Gloves - Montreal QC (Pop)
Wintersleep - Halifax NS (Alternative)
Women - Calgary AB (Rock)
Woodhands - Toronto ON (Electro)
Young Galaxy - Montreal QC (Rock)
Zaki Ibrahim - Toronto ON (R&B)

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D I X O N said... @ March 18, 2009 11:26 AM

I think Canadians are secretly running the world. The Pack A.D., Jill Barber, Two Hours Traffic, The Joys, and Colin Munroe would be highlights for me.

Well done Canada.

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