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SXSW International Artists Are Freaking Out Over Deportation Threat in Contract

SXSW has apparently threatened international artists with deportation should they engage in performances outside the festival’s scope of approval.

Felix Walworth, a band member of Told Slant, Eskimeaux and Bellows, took to Twitter to share parts of the contract he reportedly received for this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Why he did so is pretty obvious—international artists like himself should be cautious as soon as they step on American soil.