Smashing Pumpkins to Play SXSW

Band will play Red Bull's show on Saturday

Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins.
Daniel Zuchnik/FilmMagic
March 12, 2013 7:15 PM ET

Add one more band to the list of big names playing SXSW: the Smashing Pumpkins will hit downtown Austin on Saturday, March 16th, for Red Bull's showcase, Sound Select: 120 Hours. Also on the bill are the Sword and Girl in a Coma. The show will happen in downtown Austin, with the exact location being revealed the morning of the show via the Twitter handle @rbsoundselect. Tickets will be free.

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The Pumpkins will kick off their U.S. tour supporting last year's Oceania on April 29th in Melbourne, FL, part of a six-month world trek that hits Japan, Mexico and more. 

Green Day, Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players and the Stooges are among the other major acts hitting Austin for SXSW this year.

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