Prince Reported to Perform at SXSW 2013

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Prince Reported to Perform at SXSW 2013

Update: Samsung’s chief marketing officer Todd Pendleton, officially confirmed to Mashable that Prince will perform at this year’s SXSW at Samsung’s closing party on March 16.

Original Text: According to HitFix, Prince is slated to perform at this year’s South by Southwest on March 16.

An unnamed source confirmed to HitFix that the Saturday night performance will take place at La Zona Rosa—which, according to the article, is getting a stage facelift for the show—and will feature a 22-piece band.

If it’s really happening, Prince’s upcoming appearance will be the very first time he’s performed at the Austin, Texas interactive, music and film festival.

Other musicians performing at this year’s SXSW include Tegan and Sara, The Flaming Lips and Vampire Weekend. You can check out the music events schedule here.

The 2013 SXSW Music and Media Conference and Festival begins March 12 and ends March 17.