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Dutch artists at SXSW 2024

From Monday the 11th till Saturday the 16th SXSW Music Festival will be taking place in Austin, Texas.

This year six Dutch artists are performing in Austin. Find all practical information about the performances below.

  Dutch Artists playing at SXSW 2024


International Day Stage

March 12 // 5:00pm — 5:40pm


Chess Club

March 14 // 1:00am — 1:50am


The 13th Floor

March 16 // 9:00pm — 9:40pm


Tramhaus is the daring postpunk sensation from the restless and ever-innovative city of Rotterdam. In the span of its relatively short existence, Tramhaus has managed to make

name far beyond the borders of their hometown. Marked by their joyous and energetic experience, the band has proven to be able to convey this message both in live and recorded settings.

The music of Tramhaus feels like a soundtrack to a vivacious, mysterious and dangerous story. There is no room to lean back as the band takes you with them in a drag race full of emotions and euphoria driven by streamlined, fiery songs mixed with fragile and abstract tones. This whole spectacle is fuelled by the near-symbiotic relationship between

the five bandmembers




March 13 // 9:00pm — 9:40pm


Victorian Room at The Driskill

March 15 // 12:00am — 12:40am


Néomí, the stage name of folk-pop singer-songwriter Neomi Speelman, creates heartfelt stories set to dreamy soundscapes inspired by folk greats like Bon Iver, Ben Howard, Bob Dylan, and Phoebe Bridgers. Her second EP 'after' received acclaim from Sunday Times, The Independent, The Line of Best Fit, NOTION, Songwriting Magazine, WONDERLAND, Record of the Day, and more. Her new single 'your girl' showcases a dream-pop-inspired style, a departure from her acoustic roots. With her debut album set for May 2024, Néomí is evolving her sound. Steve Lamacq at 6 Music played 'your girl,' and NPO 3FM in the Netherlands added it to their playlist, with support from DMY, Earmilk, and Record. Néomí's participation in SXSW is facilitated through Music Matters' Dutch Drop Off Program, which is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, highlighting their commitment to nurturing emerging talent and providing artists with a global platform. This collaboration further solidifies Néomí's presence in the music industry and opens new horizons for her music.



Victorian Room at The Driskill

March 14 // 10:00pm — 10:40pm


Everything grows on Nagasaki Swim’s sophomore album. Two years after their debut The Mirror, the ever-evolving project of Rotterdam-based songwriter Jasper Boogaard returns with a broadened scope and an even more collaborative spirit. Band members new-and-old, comrades, and alt-country compatriots like Mike Brenner (Songs: Ohia) and Molly Germer (Alex G) all get their time to shine on Boogaard's expansive ode to the garden-variety, to the bad days, to changing in a world that’s changing around you.


Everything Grows sees Boogaard heading out into the world and finding his processes reflected in the trees, the birds, and the changing climate. It instills even the more laborious arrangements, some of them recorded across two continents, with an innate airiness, reminiscent of Big Thief, Florist, and John Prine. As if out of the clear blue sky. With the lap and pedal steel promoted to a starring role, the added trumpet, and the heightened pathos of ‘Window’, ‘Eternal’ and ‘The Weight Pt. 2’, Boogaard's love of both jaunty country-folk and Elverumesque naturalism feel more aligned than ever.


Low Down Lounge

March 13 // 12:00am — 12:50am


Chess Club

March 13 // 11:00pm — 11:40pm


Expressive yet thoughtful, abrasive yet melodious: Rotterdam’s Library Card are a band of contrasts. This is reflected in the group’s structure, the band being a tight-knit unit of four entirely different characters. The quartet started out in 2021, and it doesn’t seem too far-fetched to state that a little part of that period’s agitation has latched itself to the band’s music, which restlessly fluctuates from angular post-punk to magnificent post-rock and fast-paced garage. Even in a city that’s known for its wayward guitar music, Library Card has quickly become a standout.

Spearheaded by Lot van Teylingen, whose spoken word alternates between sardonic and sincere in a matter of seconds, Library Card leave a lot of room in their music in which their members can manifest themselves equally, from Emre Karayalçin’s unorthodox, eye-catching rhythms to Kat Kalkman’s driving bass lines and Mitchell Quitz’s seemingly shape-shifting guitar performances. To call each of them a cog in a machine would do a disservice to Library Card’s humane outlook on what being in a band means, but it’s simply impossible to elevate one element of their spellbinding songs above another.


Stephen F's Bar

March 13 // 10:00pm — 10:40pm


Iris Jean is writing the soundtrack of her life, with each song representing a different chapter of self discovery, love, loss, hope and heartbreak. After generating an online following of 150k+ followers and 2M+ likes on TikTok and with her first original single releasing February 2024, the 21 year old Netherlands-based artist is set to perform her debut US live shows surrounding SXSW.




March 13 // 1:00am — 1:50am



March 16 // 9:55pm — 10:25pm


The Vices present a contrasting mix of Britpop and Surf Rock. Imagine Cage The Elephant and The Strokes having a love-child who happens to possess a live-energy that reminds one of the early Chili Peppers. These are some big names, but above all The Vices always stay true to themselves. With child-like fun and relentless ambition they can easily play tight and explosive or playful and danceable. This all resulted in their club tours immediately selling out, and Nothing But Thieves taking them along as their support act to the big stages of Europe several times. Big stages, small stages, moshing or dancing, it doesn’t matter: The Vices will blow your socks off with a huge smile!


Enjoy SXSW!


team Dutch Music Export


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