Lady Gaga Confirmed As Keynote Speaker And Performer For SXSW Festival 2014

10 March 2014, 10:03

Lady Gaga wearing a white suit wiht a long whiite

The 'You & I' star will perform live at the event for the very first time in her career.

Lady Gaga has been announced as the keynote speaker for this year's South By Southwest Festival out in Austin, Texas.

The 'Applause' singer was announced as the special guest speaker this week for the 2014 event, and will also perform live at the event for the very first time.

"I'll be in Austin performing at SXSW this year, we'll be playing outdoors at Stubbs can't wait!" Lady Gaga tweeted over the weekend. "It's my first @SXSW! I'm headlining @BTWFoundation night on the @Doritos #BoldStage at Stubb's."

Lady Gaga's performance at the event will give fans their first taste of what to expect from her new tour, the 'artRavE: The Artpop Ball' tour which begin in May.

> Check out Lady Gaga's UK tour dates.