SXSW 2009 Confirms 16 Bands, Some Of Them Good

rrr_doron3001South By Southwest released its initial list of bands confirmed to play the annual Austin festival, scheduled this year for March 18-22. Among the 16 are Primal Scream, Ra Ra Riot (pictured), Sage Francis, Raul Malo and a handful of other acts you might not care that much about. The complete list:
Arc Angels
Buraka Som Sistema
B.o.B
Courteeners
Gabriella Cilmi
8Ball & MJG
Sage Francis
Friendly Fires
Ben HarperRelentless7
Raul Malo
Pete & the Pirates
Primal Scream
Ra Ra Riot
Reflection Eternal
Ximena Sariñara
Wale

Ra Ra Riot’s “Dying Is Fine” from The Rhumb Line: