When 2,000 bands make plans to head to a single city, stories will emerge. Some will be tragic, others will be positive. In 2016, all of the members of a band (Viola Beach) tragically died within the month leading to their anticipated trip to Austin for SXSW. We don’t know the story of The Dunwells, but we looked forward to catching them at SXSW in 2016, and they didn’t make it to town.
This year, Tuvaband has a story. Perhaps they were able to find a solution in the last few days, but their Facebook page indicates that only one of the two members are in Austin for SXSW. The Oslo-based duo is Simon Would (guitar, piano, keys) and Tuva Hellum Marschhäuser (vocal, guitar, songwriter). On March 11, they posted:
“Everything We Do Is Wrong” by Tuvaband