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Erykah Badu Included Among SXSW's Very Early Initial Performers List

Well, at least one local will be participating at South by Southwest in the coming spring.

In anticipation of its 25-year anniversary, SXSW has just just released its earliest performer announcement in history, and, alongside acts like A Place to Bury Strangers, Asobi Seksu, Designer Drugs, El Guincho, Klaxons, MSTRKRFT, Small Black, Suuns, Toro y Moi and Wye Oak, one local stands out as perhaps the biggest draw yet announced: Erykah Badu.

Check the full list of early-announced performers after the jump.

SXSW 2011 First Round of Invited Acts (all subject to change. more announcements still to come.)
A Place To Bury Strangers
Alcoholic Faith Mission
Apex Manor
The Appleseed Cast
Art vs Science
Asobi Seksu
Babe Rainbow
The Bees (UK)
Black Math Horseman
Black Spiders
Bombay Bicycle Club
Brandt Brauer Frick
The Cabriolets
Calder Quartet
Candy Claws
Chapel Club
Chico Trujillo
Chikita Violenta
Clock Opera
Cloud Nothings
Dam Mantle
Designer Drugs
Doctor Krapula
Ebony Bones!
Ed Harcourt
El Guincho
El Hijo de La Cumbia
Erland & The Carnival
Erykah Badu
FM Belfast
Frankie and the Heartstrings
Fujiya & Miyagi
Get People
Giana Factory
Go Back To The Zoo
The Head and the Heart
High Rankin
The Holidays
In Fear And Faith
Iron Age
The Jezabels
John Vanderslice
Jon Fratelli
Kids of 88
Le Butcherettes
Lia Ices
Liam Finn
Light Pollution
The Luyas
The Main Street Gospel
Marcus Foster
Mark Eitzel
Miami Horror
Micachu and The Shapes
Miss May I
Mustard Pimp
The Naked and Famous
Nite Jewel
Parts & Labor
Plan B
PS I Love You
Pulled Apart By Horses
Rosie and Me
Scars On 45
Shilpa Ray
Small Black
Sol Pereyra
Spleen United
Steve Mason
Sun Airway
The Swiss
Tego Calderon
Thiago Pethit
Those Dancing Days
Toro y Moi
Veronica Falls
Vicente Gayo
The War on Drugs
Wild Flag
Wye Oak
Young Legionnaire

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