If an Underoath reunion performance, The Devil Wears Prada and Beartooth weren’t enough to get you ready for Texas’ So What?! Festival (formerly known as South By So What), check out the second string of band announcements below.

The lineup includes a rare performance by the legendary Zao, not to mention incredible new acts such as Ghost Key and Silent Planet. The festival is set for March 19 and 20 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Get your tickets now. You don’t want to miss this.

Second wave lineup announcement:

  • New Found Glory
  • Saosin with Anthony Green
  • Bayside
  • A Will Away
  • Being as an Ocean
  • Capture the Crown
  • Emery
  • Ghost Key
  • Major League
  • Silent Planet
  • Stray from the Path
  • The Word Alive
  • Turnover
  • ZAO

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