AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - FADER FORT is back for three days of performances in East Austin and this year is adding fireside chat programming in collaboration with Spotify Premium for the first time.
The invite only event starts on March 13 and is a showcase for emerging artists. It's returning to the same spot it was in last year at 1501 Eat 7th Street.
This year's lineup is as follows:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13:
Black Belt Eagle Scout
Sir Baby Girl
Yung Baby Tate
Angel & Dren
THURSDAY, MARCH 14:
Q Da Fool
OG Ron C
FRIDAY, MARCH 15:
Hoodrich Pablo Juan
Megan Thee Stallion
Ballers Eve with DJ Osh Kosh
In years past the event has featured performances by Cardi B, Bishop Briggs, Dua Lipa and appearances by Drake, Future, Erykah Badu, Tyler,The Creator and more.
A new addition this year to the event is programming at the event for Spotify Premium subscribers. Subscribers will also get a few special perks as well.
The programming starts on March 15 and will feature friends of FADER speaking on a variety of topics. The programming is as follows:
11:30 a.m.: Beyond Diversity: What does representation mean now?
Mainstream culture has shifted to embrace and encourage diversity, but what happens next? Some of the music industry’s most powerful minds gather to analyze systemic obstacles in the music industry, and help visualize a better future.
Hosted by FADER Social Media Director Juliana Pache in conversation with:
- Kei Henderson, 21 Savage’s Manager
- DJ Osh Kosh, Artist
- Modi, founder Trillectro
12:20 p.m.: On the Pulse: Defining what’s cool
With the accessibility of music and wider culture on the rise, these tastemakers have mastered the art of curation. Find out how they navigate through the noise to keep their fingers on the pulse.
Hosted by FADER Senior Editor Lawrence Burney in conversation with:
- Rico Nasty, Artist
- Katie Garcia, Head of A&R for Secretly Canadian
- Andrew Barber, Founder, Fake Shore Drive
You can get more details about FADER and its SXSW event here.