Bonnie Pink, Shonen Knife vie for SXSW 2005


Bonnie Pink, Shonen Knife, DMBQ and the Pillows are among the 16 artists applying for showcases at the SXSW 2005 music festival in Texas, the festival’s Asian office announced. Scheduled for March 16-19, SXSW hosts a number of Asian-themed events, including the ever-popular Japan Nite. Past performers include Number Girl, Love Psychedelico, Lolita 18, FOE and Romz Record Crew. A full festival schedule will be announced in February.

SXSW 2005 artists tenatively scheduled include:


Bonnie Pink

Clara Bell


Electric Eel Shock

The Emeralds

Gito Gito Hustler

Guitar Wolf

The Hot Shots



Petty Booka

The Pillows

Shonen Knife

Suns Owl

Titan Go King’s