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Discovery Den at SXSW 2016: Four Days of Your New Favorite Music

Pandora is returning to Austin for our fifth annual Discovery Den from Wednesday, March 16 to Saturday, March 19 with incredible performances from a diverse group of 39 acts across dance, Americana, hip hop/R&B, and rock genres. We’re so pumped to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SXSW as the official music streaming partner and can’t wait to share the live music magic with you. Check out our exclusive 30 Years of SXSW mixtape featuring music from past performers – including Beastie Boys, Florence and the Machine, Katy Perry, Lil’ Wayne, Mumford & Sons, and Morrissey, and more– as well as inside scoop from SXSW founders and employees.

Whether you’re part of the action in Austin or tuning in from home, our Pandora at SXSW station will be your all access pass to four full days of livestreamed performances.

Dance: Wednesday, March 16
Adventure Club, Baauer, Tiga, HÆLOS, MakOMSTRKRFT, YACHT, Gryffin, Louis The Child

Americana (in partnership with Americana Music Association): Thursday, March 17
Jack Ingram, Asleep at the Wheel, Hayes Carll, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Sam Outlaw, Margo Price, Jake Bugg, Lydia Loveless, The Cactus Blossoms, The Strumbellas

Hip hop/R&B: Friday, March 18
Young Thug, Kevin Gates, Tory Lanez, Lil Dicky, Tate Kobang, Jacquees, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Emily King, Kevin Garrett, Bibi Bourelly, Niykee Heaton

Rock: Saturday, March 19
Bloc Party, Troye Sivan, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Autolux, Grizfolk, Hinds, Bleached, Tor Miller, LOLO

Which Discovery Den artists are you most excited about?