Editor’s note: This is Round 7 in our 2018 fest rumor round up report. This round of rumors comes from @ATXConcert. Keep up with who to follow on Twitter for fest news with our list of best users to follow. We’re also updating the party calendar daily as event information is released – want to sign-up to get on the list for the best unofficial party? Sign-up today. The list of official artists keep growing daily, but this list is more about who hasn’t been announced yet, but might play at the fest. By looking at tour schedules and following artist rumors, @ATXConcert brings you the best guesses for fest additions.
21 SAVAGE: 21 21 21 Savage is an Atlanta-based rapper who kicked off his career with the crew Slaughtergang. He has all of music week open and a scheduled performance at In Bloom Festival in Houston. He could show up any day.
MACHINE GUN KELLY: MGK is a Cleveland-based rapper signed to Sean Comb’s Bad Boy. He is in San Antonio on March 3rd for Botanica Fest, and has a wide open sched to show up in Austin through March 17.
6IX9INE: Tekashi 6ix9ine, 6ix9ine for short is a hyper-aggressive, full-throated Brooklyn rapper who scored a Hot 100 hit in 2017 with “GUMMO.” The only thing he has on the books for March is a stop in South Padre for Clayton’s Spring Break on March 14. He will probably pop up March 15-17.
LUDACRIS: We all know and love Ludacris. He has surprised us with performances at SX several times in the last couple of years. He will be in Austin playing the Austin Rodeo on March 12. It’s not if..its when and where.
FLEET FOXES: Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk band formed in Seattle, Washington. They are embarking on their 2018 US tour at the beginning of March. They have no Austin dates booked and open 3/13-3/18.
UGLY GOD: Ugly God is a rapper and record producer from Indiana. He is best known for his hit 2016 single, “Water”. He has a perfect SX gap in his tour and is in Texas performing at In Bloom Fest on March 24.
BORGORE: Borgore is an Israeli EDM producer, DJ, singer-songwriter and rapper. He is also the founder of the label Buygore Records. He is set to play Buku Festival on March 10, with availability to show up in Austin from March 11-16.
ALISON WONDERLAND: Alison Wonderland is an Australian electronic dance music DJ, producer and singer. She is also scheduled to perform at Buku, but on March 9th. Her tour schedule permits her to surprise us during music week, March 10-16.
ALVVAYS: We LOVE this indie-pop five piece out of Toronto. Check out their song “Dreams Tonite” if you are unfamiliar, it’s a bop. They are currently on their Spring European tour with their last stop in Denmark on March 11, and then they head back to Canada for a break? Or do they stop through Austin? They have open dates from March 12-18.
BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE: Broken Social Scene is a Canadian indie rock band, a musical collective including as few as six and as many as nineteen members. They can pop up on any day during the fest. They don’t have anything booked until they play Stubbs on March 23, followed by a performance at Houston’s In Bloom Fest on March 24.
SNAILS: SNAILS is a Canadian DJ and music producer. His musical style has been described as “vomitstep”, featuring “guttural bass gurgles, crushing 808s and synthesizers oscillated well past the point of absurdity” according to Billboard. He’s at Buku on March 9, Beyond Wonderland Mexico on March 10, with the rest of the fest to come to ATX.
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