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White House South by South Lawn lineup announced (Sharon Jones, Stranger Things cast, Leonardo DiCaprio, more)

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President Barack Obama announced earlier this month that he’d be hosting his very own SXSW-style festival (which is in association with SXSW) at the White House this year. Now, with the festival imminent (it happens on October 3), the lineup has been announced.

Music-wise, it will feature Sharon Jones, The Lumineers and DJ Beverly Bond (more TBA). It also includes the cast and makers of Stranger Things for a discussion, and Leonardo DiCaprio will be on hand for a discussion and a screening of his new climate change documentary Before the Flood, which features an original score from Trent Reznor.

As you might recall, attendance to this thing is only attendable by nomination, which is now closed. It will, however be streamed live on the White House website and Facebook. You can check out the full program, which includes a bunch of other non-music or film related stuff, at the White House website.

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