Bell X1 and Turn are among the artists that will perform at an Irish showcase during the South By Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in Texas this March.

Stars of the City, David Hopkins and Mixtwitch will also play at the showcase which will be hosted by IMRO, the Irish Music Rights Organisation, at Maggie Mae's on Thursday 18 March.

South By Southwest is the largest music industry exhibition in the US and takes place in Austin, Texas every March.

Other Irish acts that will be at the festival are La Rocca, Future Kings of Spain and Niall James Holohan.