Rachael Ray Announces the 2018 Lineup for Her South by Southwest Feedback Party

Rachael's annual music, food & drink festival at SXSW is back for its 11th year.
By Sophia Melissa Caraballo Piñeiro ,

Rach just announced the band line-up for her Feedback party at South by Southwest, and we couldn't be more excited.

Her iconic food and music festival, which celebrated its tenth year last year, is returning to Austin on March 17 with big music names and some up-and-comers you won't want to miss. See below for the full lineup!

Photo by Charles Reagan

Dr. Pepper's Jaded Hearts Club Band

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This Beatles cover band includes some names you might be familiar with, such as Matt Bellamy and Dominick Howard from the English band Muse, Chris Cester from Jet, Miles Kane from Last Shadow Puppets, and Sean Payne from the Zutons. 


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Who could forget the all-female rap group that made "Whatta Man" and "Push It" forever stuck in our heads?

Girl Talk 

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The popular DJ will bring hip-hop mashups to the Austin stage, just like he has in past years to Coachella. Listen to his full Night Ripper album to get a sense of what's to come.

Kurt Vile

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Now an indie solo artist, Kurt Vile used to be the lead guitarist for The War On Drugs

Albert Hammond Jr. 

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In addition to being a solo artist with songs like "Muted Beatings," he occasionally sings backup and plays the keyboard for The Strokes. 


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This one-woman band was named after Waxahatchee Creek in Alabama. Her first album, American Weekend, was written and recorded in just one week. 

Kevin Morby

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After being part of two different bands—as bass guitarist for Woods and as frontman for The Babies—Kevin Morby is now an indie solo artist with recent songs like "City Music." 


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Coming all the way from Madrid, Spain, Hinds is an all-girl indie band. At SXSW 2015, they played 16 concerts in just four days! 

The Cringe

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It wouldn't be Feedback without The Cringe! Rachael's husband, John, leads up this rockin' band.

Bob Schneider

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Bob Schneider's music range includes pop, rock, folk, and country. Listen to "Mudroom" for a taste.

Erika Wennerstrom 

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Erika Wennerstrom is a songwriter, guitarist, and the leading lady of the Austin-based band, Heartless Bastards.

Caroline Rose 

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If Napoleon Dynamite and Zooey Deschanel's character from "New Girl" had a child, it might be Caroline Rose. Her songs "I Will Not Be Afraid" and "Soul No. 5" are proof!

Lucy Dacus

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At just 22 years old, Lucy Dacus already has two albums and played at London Calling Music Festival in 2016. 

Ron Gallo

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Ron Gallo has been described by NPR as an "insurgent poet and rock 'n' roll disruptor".

Photo courtesy of Rachael Ray

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