SXSW 2017: Nile Rodgers to Deliver Keynote, 200 Artists Added to Lineup

By Evan Minsker.

SXSW Music Festival 2017 takes place from March 13-19. Nile Rodgers has been revealed as one of this year’s keynote speakers. He joins a group of previously announced speakers that includes Zane Lowe. In addition, 200 more bands have been announced for the lineup. SXSW 2017 will feature performances from Priests, Kweku Collins, Temples, Girlpool, Charlotte Day Wilson, Cherry Glazerr, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Ladyhawke, Autre Ne Veut, S U R V I V E, Downtown Boys, No Joy, Ultimate Painting, Sammus, BeatKing, Avi Buffalo, Pure Bathing Culture, and many more. Find the full lineup here.

This story originally appeared on Pitchfork.

More from Pitchfork:

The 50 Best Rap Mixtapes of the Millennium

The Top 30 Artists You Need to Follow on Social Media

The Influence of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak

The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s

20 Overlooked Albums of 2016

Is 2016 Music’s Biggest Year in Decades?