YFM's Nana Kessewa Adu better known as DJ Kess has been listed among the artiste and DJ's to be performing at the 2019 SXSW Music Festival, which is slated for March 11-17, 2019.
The announcement was made known in November of 2018. Aside from DJ Kess, who is known for her music mixing skills on Y Lounge between 7-10pm on YFM, Kessewa is also known for records including ‘Thinking of You’, ‘Take Away’, ‘Whine Dat’ and more!
DJ Kess will be joined by his Ghanaian counterparts, E.L, Samini, Efya, and Jojo Abot at the festival which will take place in Austin, Texas.
Other African artists booked to perform at the festival includes Simi, Adekunle Gold, Mayorkun, Vector, Falz, Mr Eazi, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade, Cassper Nyovest, Victoria Kimani, Khaligraph and Anatii.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.
Each year, the SXSW Music Festival brings together the global music industry alongside film and technology professionals to make personal and business connections as well as discover the next generation of talent. Not limited in a genre or regional focus, fans, fellow musicians, industry professionals, and creatives from every discipline can enjoy a variety of musical styles at SXSW.
Showcases are curated by SXSW in collaboration with record labels, booking agencies, management and PR firms, export offices, publishers, media outlets, lifestyle brands, festivals and more. Performances take place in bars, clubs, parks, churches, and hotels around downtown Austin.