After having a virtual conference in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic SXSW festival & conference gathering will return to an in-person event in Austin, Texas, from March 14-20. Venues across the downtown will be filled with music showcases, panels, networking events & more.
Artists from around the world were selected including Anavitoria (Brazil), Chaii (New Zealand), Duma (Kenya), Yalla (Uganda), Poppy Ajudha (England), Priya Ragu (Switzerland), Y2K92 (South Korea) & Kiana V (Philippines).
Another milestone for Kiana as she was just featured in a NYC Time Square billboard for Spotify. Follow Kiana's international ongoing musical journey on the MYX original series, The Crossover, releasing soon.
SXSW showcase presenters included British Music Embassy, Rolling Loud, The Legendary SOB.’s, American Dreams, Nyege Nyege Tapes, Fire Records, The Anniversary Group, High Road Touring, Jazz re:freshed Outernational, Move Forward Music, Kill Rock Stars, Cosmica Artists + Records, Ernest Jenning Record Co., New West Records, Rocky Road Touring, Polyvinyl Records, Double Double Whammy, Keeled Scales, Park the Van, Don Giovanni Records, Nine Mile Records and Touring, Focus Wales & more.
List to the the 2022 showcase artists by subscribing to the official SXSW playlists on Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube Music Video. The online SXSW Schedule gives a complete rundown of 2022 programming by time and event category, with the ability to build a customized schedule; click here to check it out.
Bookmark Kiana V's profile on SXSW.com for details of when she will be performing.
ABOUT KIANA V:
Kiana V is an R&B artist from Manila, currently based in Los Angeles. The successful release of her single "Does Show Know" in 2017 with currently 11M streams, debut EP “Grey” in 2018, "See Me" album in 2019, singles including "Corners" in 2020 - and live performances throughout Southeast Asia has paved the way to her latest sound. The release of "Safe Place" in 2020 with Tarsier Records and 88Rising has generated over 1M streams and views on its music video, and continues to gain new listeners globally. Kiana has been featured on COMPLEX, Power 106 LA, SPIN, Forbes, Earmilk, Acclaim Australia, HYPEBAE, PAPER, American Songwriter, NME, to name a few. She was awarded the People’s Choice Award for Best Female Performance at the 33rd Awit Awards last year, and featured on Grammy.com for the release. Kiana was recently nominated for the 2021 Myx Awards for "Mellow Video of the Year."
Kiana V's latest EP release, titled "Dazed" which she describes as "a soft exploration of how self-love affects the love we are able to give to others is now available on all streaming platforms.