This article was published in 2010.

Pulled Apart by Horses, Scars On 45, Kava Kava and Middleman and musicians Serious Sam Barrett and Laura Groves (aka Blue Roses) have all been named as part of the SXSW 2010 line up.

The annual music and media conference is now into its 24th year and the Music Week takes place between 17th-21st March. Over 2,000 acts from around the globe will appear live across 80 stages in Austin, Texas, as part of the official and fringe events.

The appearance of best new and up-and-coming Leeds bands at the conference is not unusual and we'll bring you the latest news as more Yorkshire bands are announced.