Anderson .Paak To Play SXSW 2016
West coast native and breakout star Anderson .Paak is one of several artists headlining a diverse lineup for NPR Music's March 16th SXSW 2016 showcase at Stubb's. NPR will host the opening night showcase in Austin, which features performances from .Paak as well as Vince Staples, Charles Bradley, Chicano Batman, Mitski and Margo Price. News of .Paak's upcoming performance follows a steady stream of content, including the January release of his critically-acclaimed Malibu LP and a buzzworthy performance on Dr. Dre's 2015 swan song, the Compton LP. The showcase co-presented by Blue Headphones is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 PM. Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals will hit the stage at 11:15, just ahead of the show closer Vince Staples. Get more on NPR Music's SXSW 2016 showcase via npr.org. Purchase Anderson .Paak's Malibu LP via iTunes.