This week the streets of Austin, Texas are overflowing with industry professionals hoping to share and discover the newest and most exciting talent across film, music, television, and innovation industries at South by Southwest 2019. From countless day parties to exciting roundtable discussions, film premieres to musical showcase performances, SXSW is poised to spotlight the next generation of talent and innovation making an impact in 2019 and beyond.

To celebrate this year’s festivities, our music experts have profiled three innovative international musical artists, groups, and performers who will be performing at this year’s SXSW festival. You definitely don’t want to miss these artists this week.

3BallMTY

Hailing from Monterrey, Mexico, 3BallMTY is a DJ collective known for revolutionizing the Latin music scene with their tribal guarachero. The group has traversed around the world, reaching audiences and critical acclaim throughout North America, South America, and Europe. Winning the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist, 3BallMTY’s debut record INTÉNTALO has earned Gold and Platinum certification status in Mexico and the United States, respectively, while additionally reaching Platinum status in Central America as well. The album went #1 in Mexico and reached the #2 spot on the US Latin Chart as well, while hit single “Inténtalo has earned over 97 million plays on YouTube alone.

See 3BallMTY At SXSW:
Mar 14, 2019 – 3BALLMTY AT AUSTIN CITY LIMITS LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER

Mar 15, 20191:00am — 3BALLMTY AT HALF STEP

Femme

British producer, artist, singer and DJ Laura ‘FEMME’ Bettinson does it all. Her DIY roots found her learning how to learn and maneuver through every aspect of her musical output. Early on in her career famed producer Nigel Godrich (Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers) took note of her capabilities, and recruited her to be the frontwoman of electronic alt-pop group Ultraísta, which earned her and her bandmates praise from a number of industry leading publications including Pitchfork, Rolling Stone Magazine, and The Guardian, to name a few. Taking a break from the group, she has launched her own solo career as Femme. With songs like “Fire With Fire” and “Fever Boy,” there’s no doubt that Bettinson is going places.

See FEMME at SXSW:

Mar 14, 2019 – FEMME AT THE IRON BEAR

Mayorkun

Afropop singer and songwriter Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel, most recognized as Mayorkun, is widely considered to be one of the most exciting voices to emerge from Nigeria in the last couple of years. Having scored numerous pop hits with other artists including Kidi, Kuami, Eugene, and AfroB, Mayorkun has fast earned praise with his 2018 debut album The Mayor of Lagos, with hits “Mama,” “Posh,” “Che Che,” and “Bobo” earning millions of plays across streaming platforms worldwide. Mayorkun has additionally earned significant notoriety by winning the Best New Act award at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards, as well as the Next Rated Awards at the 2018 Headies. Mayorkun’s sound is an international one in that his knack for finding beautiful melodies over upbeat rhythms has won over fans all around the world. Keep your eyes on Mayorkun throughout 2019, it’s his world for the taking.


See Mayorkun at SXSW:

Mar 14, 2019 – FEMME AT THE IRON BEAR

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