10 Eclectic Artists Representing San Antonio at SXSW This Year
By San Antonio Current Staff and Chris Conde
Every year, San Antonio suits up and shows up at SXSW to represent the Alamo City. The conference boasts a series of showcases, which gives artists from around the world the opportunity to network with each other and pick up some tools of the trade. This year, artists ranging from singer-songwriters to rappers and electronic musicians are holding it down for the 2-1-0. Here's this year's San Antonio artists.
Muti-instrumentalist and R&B Singer Angel Cintron tip-toes the line between R&B and Pop and is a definitely an artist on the rise in San Antonio. Friday, March 20, The Iron Bear, 301 W 6th St.
Photo via Facebook / Angel Cintron
Henry Brun & The Latin Playerz
Combining elements of cha-cha with mambo, Grammy-winning Latin outfit Henry Burn & The Latin Playerz have made a name for themselves in the world of jazz. Friday, March 20, 11pm-11:40pm, Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave.
Photo via Facebook / Heynry Brun & The Latin Playerze
House of Lepore
Matching Burlesque with vogue, hip-hop and electronic production, House of Lepore put on shows that leave lasting impressions. Monday, March 16, 12:30am-1am, Coconut Club Rooftop, 310 Colorado St.
Photo courtesy House of Lepore
KPthaProfit & City
Flowing over trap-inspired beats, rappers KPthaProfit and City attack tracks with actual life experiences and lyrics with substance. Saturday, March 21, ScratcHouse Backyard, 617 E 7th St.
Photo via Facebook / KPthaProfit & City
Representing the House of Kenzo, electronic producer Ledef produces ’90s vogue inspired club beats that stretch on into experimental planes. Monday, March 16, 9-10pm, Plush, 617 Red River.
Photo via Facebook / Ledef
Facebook / Lisa Morales
A SXSW Mainstay, Lisa Morales writes singer-songwriter tunes that you can get lost in. Tuesday, March 17, 10-10:40pm, Continental Club, 1315 S Congress Ave.
Photo via Facebook / Lisa Morales
Mírame combines hip-hop, R&B, soul and indie rock for an amalgam that’s been creating a buzz in South Texas. Saturday, March 21, Barracuda, 611 E 7th St.
Photo via Facebook / Mírame
One of the pioneers of alt-drag in San Antonio, Miss Taint comines detached spheres of drag and punk rock for shocking showcases that sometimes leaves her covered in actual blood. Friday, March 21, Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River St.
Photo via YouTube / Miss Taint
Hometown Hero, Nina Diaz got her start with the Girl in a Coma before pursuing a solo career, which has since taken her to Los Angeles. Saturday, March 21, 8:10-9:40pm, SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake, Riverside Dr & S 1st St.
Photo via Facebook / Nina Diaz
Facebook / Antonio Padron
A mix of performance art with bleeding edge, electronic production, YYYNOT is known for unleashing powerhouse performances on his unsuspecting audiences. Monday, March 16, 10pm-midnight, Coconut Club, 310 Colorado St. Photo via Facebook / YYYNOT