SXSW Multi-Day Lounges and Venues

Photo by Julian Basjel

SXSW Multi-Day Lounges and Venues provide opportunities to meet and network with other digital creatives from across the United States and around the world. Remember that meaningful, career-enhancing, one-on-one connections are one of the most valuable aspects of attending SXSW. View 2016 Lounges below.

Check back for more information and lounge additions.

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Registrants Lounge

March 11 // 3pm - 7pm
March 12 -15 // 11am-7pm
March 16-19 // 12pm-7pm
Brush Square Park

Open throughout Interactive, Film & Music, the official Registrants Lounge is a convenient and relaxing meeting point for SXSW attendees. Stop by each day for a complimentary drink courtesy of our sponsors or for one of our several networking events.

8K:VR Theater

March 16-18 // 11am-6pm
Hilton Austin Downtown

Exhibiting at the “VR/AR Track” in the Hilton, the 8K:VR theater is powered by Ultra HD 8K3D video and stereophonic sound. The Japanese electro-rock band “sakanaction” will also be featured.

Best Damn Brewing Co.

March 11-15 // 12pm-10pm
Brazos Hall Parking Lot, 204 E 4th St

The BEST DAMN Brewing Co. is on a mission to bring you the best damn thing you’ve had all day Swing by for a few brews, grab a BEST DAMN Root Beer float, and be the first to try Best Damn Cherry Cola alongside top Austin mixologists.

Bud Light UnCharted Studio

March 11-19 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Level 1, Outside Exhibit Hall 4

Bud Light Studio will feature several innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms, allowing attendees to play the Bud Light Bottle Organ or interact with connective ink walls to create music in new, UnCharted ways while enjoying a Bud Light.

Budweiser Beer Garage

March 12// 3pm-8pm
March 13-14 // 11am-8pm
March 15 // 10:30pm-1:30am (Comedy Opening Party)

Transport yourself to St. Louis and immerse your senses on a 4D tour of the iconic Budweiser brewery, play with groundbreaking beer innovations, and learn from startups who landed partnerships with the world’s largest brewer.

Capital One House at Antone's

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March 11// 8am-6pm
March 12 // 8am-4:30pm
March 13-15 // 8am-6pm

The Capital One House is at Antone’s throughout Interactive. Drop by for daily workshops, demos, happy hours and the opportunity to talk with our team of innovators. Then join us nightly for great music showcases.

Casa Mexico

March 11 -14 // 9am - 11pm
Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St

Come experience the best in innovation, technology, entrepreneurship, tourism and culture from Mexico. Prepare to be amazed with great speakers, wonderful food and drinks and also recharge in our one of a kind hammock zone!

Esurance In The Austin Convention Center

Esurance logo

March 11-19 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Level 1, 4th St Side

Esurance, insurance for the modern world, is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the ACC to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.

The Esurance Lounge

March 11–19 // 12pm-6pm
6th St & Trinity

With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th and Trinity where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.

Free Play Arcade Bunker

March 17-19 // 12pm-8pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 3

Relive some of the classic games that started it all at the Free Play Arcade Bunker. Here you’ll find Street Fighter, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and even some of the latest games on the market that have been specifically designed for an arcade cabinet.

Free Play PC Arena presented by Curse Inc. and Logitech

March 17-19 // 12pm-8pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 6 A/B

The Free Play PC Arena allows you to try the latest games on the best gaming rigs currently around completely for free! If you’re feeling adventurous though, be sure to visit this dedicated gaming area each morning to sign up for one of several daily tournaments that will be hosted throughout the event.

German Haus

March 12-14 // 9am-2am

March 16// 10am-4pm
Lucille, 77 Rainey St

Open on Sat-Mon & Weds, the German Haus is the hotspot for all things Germany at SXSW. Come by day or night for daily tech shows, panels, showcases, parties, & networking events. Drinks & food galore. *Note: not open on Tuesday, March 15.*

The Google Fiber Space

March 11-15 // 11am-7pm
201 Colorado St

Come by the Fiber Space and check out the latest from Google! Take Fiber for a spin, demo Google VR, build what's next at our cloud studio, and try your luck with the Google Store's MegaClaw.

Japan House

March 14-15 //10am-2am
Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E 6th St

JAPAN HOUSE explores the theme of Extension of Humanity. Interact with famed Dr. Ishiguro’s various androids and be awed by other cutting edge high-tech sessions and exhibits! Sushi and other delicacies will be served.


Java Monster Mornings

March 11-15 // 9am-11am
March 16-19 // 10am-12pm

Registrants Lounge at Brush Square Park

Kick-off each day of SXSW with Java Monster Mornings! Swing by the Registrants Lounge to grab your FREE Java Monster and breakfast while listening to live music. See ya there!

Monster Energy In The Streets

March 11-19 // Various times daily
6th & Sabine St

Monster Energy will be all over Austin this SXSW! Find us on 6th, at the Outdoor Festival and more. We're here to help keep you moving to the end!

Mazda Lounge

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March 11-19 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center Level 1, 4th St Side, Atrium Area

Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the ACC. Mazda will provide unique experiences, charging stations, giveaways, and more! Plus, attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle service.

McDonald's Lounge at the Austin Convention Center

McDonald's logo

March 11-15
Austin Convention Center, Level 1, Atrium Area

Join us at the McDonald’s Lounge for fireside chats, networking and more. Explore the future of innovation with one of the world’s most iconic brands, and see what the Golden Arches are cooking up next.

McDonald's Loft

March 11-15// 10am-7pm
March 16-19 // 12pm-12am
310 E 3rd St

Come hang at the McDonald’s Loft, where we’ll be serving up more than just our World Famous Fries. Relax, recharge and grab a bite to eat while listening to live music and more.

The Memory Observatory: A Kodak Moments Experience

March 12// 12pm-6pm
March 13-14// 10am-6pm
March 15 // 10pm-3pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom B

Step inside a memory and go on a journey through the senses and the meaning of moments in the digital age. Directed by Marcos Lutyens.

Mod Madness produced by Curse Inc.

March 17-19 // 12pm-8pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 7

Are you a creator or DIY maker in the gaming world? Have you been tearing apart and rebuilding games since you first got your hand on the controller or keyboard? Then join Curse during the Mod Madness event hosted at the Gaming Expo! Meet similar minded makers and create something completely new.

Mothers Room presented by AVG Technologies

March 11-19 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 1

A quite retreat for all the mothers at SXSW with diaper changing facilities and supplies to help you help your little ones.

Nordic Lighthouse

March 11-15 // 8:30am-11:12am
Waller Creek Boathouse, 74 Trinity St

Nordic Lighthouse will host workshops, panels, meet-ups and a lounge. Rub elbows with the creative crowd. At night we light the grill. Stick around for drinks while Nordic Lighthouse turns into the coolest club.

SouthBites Trailer Park Presented by Favor

March 11-19 // 11am-12am
604 Driskill St

From kimchi to gourmet grilled cheese, this years SouthBites Trailer Park showcases a selection of locally and nationally renowned vendors. Stop by each day for your own taste of Austin’s food truck culture.

SXgood Hub Presented by United Nations Foundation

March 14-15
Palm Door on Sixth, 508 E 6th St

The two-day SXgood Hub provides an excellent platform to reach a convergent audience from the tech, music and film industries, including entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, nonprofits, designers, storytellers, and digital creatives. The SXgood Hub is curated and produced by SXSW Eco, a conference celebrating the power of technology, design and business to drive global change. For more information visit

Videogame History Museum Lounge

March 18-19 // 12pm-8pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 2

The Videogame History Museum was established with a mission to document, preserve, and archive the history of the Videogame industry. It is an evolution of the world-famous Classic Gaming Expo archive, which is possibly the largest videogame museum collection in the world. Come experience what the last 25 years has brought for the industry, and what the future may hold ahead.

Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum Badges

ANALOG by American Greetings

March 12-14 // 11am - 4:30pm
325 E 6th St

The modern, digitally savvy person is experiencing a significant transformation. They want relief from the digital revolution and a chance to return to simple things and real, human connections.

Introducing: Analog by American Greetings.

Decoded Fashion House @ SXSW

March 11-13 // 10am-8pm
Hangar Lounge, 318 Colorado St

Meet the Innovators, Disruptors & Visionaries of the Fashion & Tech Industry. The house will play host to a creative agenda of events and provide a meeting place for the fashion and tech community.

Deloitte Digital Imagines The Future of Interactive

March 11-12 // 12pm-6pm
Palm Door on Sixth

Join Grammy-nominated RAC, along with acclaimed indie artists Oberhofer and Baio of Vampire Weekend inside Deloitte Digital’s Interplay Lab. The space is designed to explore the future of interaction – above and beyond the use of touch screens – through the medium of music. Inside the lab (located at the Palm Door on 508 E. 6th Street), play the #ARC -- a massive sound, light and performance art installation designed by world renowned artists Dave & Gabe that couples human interaction and machine intuition to create an immersive music experience. Space is limited and RSVP does not guarantee entry. For more details on how Deloitte Digital is imagining the future of interactive, visit us at

Deloitte Digital: Stop, Collaborate, and Connect (...with fellow creatives)

March 11-March 15 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Between Exhibit Halls 3 & 4

Swing by our Recharge Lounge in the Austin Convention Center for free WiFi, recharging stations and of course -- free food and drinks. Enjoy a plush, custom-built networking space where you can send a few emails between meetings or strike up conversations between with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coders, and thought leaders across technology, music and art. For more details on how Deloitte Digital is imagining the future of interactive, visit us at

Living Art on Sabine Street With Marry Tonnu

March 11 // 1pm-5pm

March 12-13 // 10am-5pm
6th & Sabine St

Watch Deloitte Digital’s very own senior art director and street artist, Marry Tonnu, add to the Austin canvas by creating an ever-evolving and adapting work of art in-progress on the corner of Sabine St. and 6th St. For more details about Marry and how Deloitte Digital is imagining the future of interactive, visit us at

FYI Bite Club

March 12-14 // 9:30am-6pm
The Driskill, Victoria Room, 604 Brazos St

Come feed your appetite and your Instagram at the FYI BiteClub, where we’ve rounded up the best bites in Austin. We’ve got everything from Gourdough’s to Torchy's to our own FY-IPA on draft. #SXFoodPorn.

Game of Thrones: SXSWesteros

March 11 - 13 // 10:30am-5pm
March 4 // 10:30am - 2pm
213 W 5th St

Game of Thrones® will be hosting SXSWesteros at SXSW® Interactive on Friday, 3/11 through Sunday, 3/13 from 10:30am-5:00pm and on Monday, 3/14 from 9:00am-2:00pm at 213 West 5th St.

Gatorade Fuel Lab

March 11 // 9am-7pm
March 12-13 // 10am-6pm
Brazos Hall, 204 E 4th St

Gatorade Fuel Lab will showcase the latest in sports fuel innovation through an immersive experience. To serve today’s evolved athlete, Gatorade is combining new data about performance, nutrition and biomechanics.

Kendra Scott Jewelry Lovers Soirée on Rainey St.

March 11-13 // 12pm -6pm
Kendra Scott House, 84 Rainey St

Stop by our multi day soirée! Talk with the creative minds behind the brand. Enjoy sips, snacks, live music and surprises while touring our custom airstream. Portion of proceeds benefits CFDA’s Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.

Loacker Lodge Experience

March 12-14// 9:30am-6pm
The Driskill, Jim Hogg, 604 Brazos St

Be transported to the region where Loacker Goodness is made, deep in the Dolomites Mountains in the South Tyrol Region. See, hear, smell and of course taste in this fun interactive experience.

Mood Media Lounge. An Experience By Design.

March 11 // 11am-6pm
March 12-13 // 9:30am-6pm
The Westin, Gallery Room, 301 E 5th St

Recharge, relax and get social in a breathtaking interactive lounge experience. The experience design experts at Mood integrate audiovisual and interactive content to take you on an immersive journey, exploring earth, air, water and fire.

Mr. Robot SXSW 2016 - USA Network

March 11 -14 // 11am-10pm
400 Congress St

USA Network brings the world of the Golden Globe® Award winning series, Mr Robot to SXSW with the 100-feet tall Mr Robot Ferris Wheel and fsociety Coney Island Arcade experience. March 11 to the 14.

MVPindex Sports Lounge

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March 11 // 11am - 6pm
March 12 - 15 // 9:30am - 6pm
The Four Seasons Hotel, Stone's Crossing - 98 San Jacinto Blvd

Join us for food, drinks, and insights where sports, entertainment, and digital converge. MVPindex is the first comprehensive social media index, measurement, and valuation platform, ranking more than 30,000 athletes, entertainers, teams, leagues, and brands.

NBC Sports Lawn

March 11 // 11am-3pm
March 12 // 1pm-6pm
March 13 // 11am-6pm
Four Seasons, Stone's Crossing, 98 San Jacinto Blvd

Get closer to the sports you love at the NBC Sports Lawn, located off the San Jacinto Ballroom at the Four Seasons. Recharge with beer, lawn games, charging stations and live sports on TV!

Onnit Black Swan Live Music Yoga

March 11-12 // 10am-1pm
Black Swan Yoga, 403 Orchard St

Rejuvenate the body & mind at Black Swan Yoga. Voted Austin’s best yoga 5X. This live music & yoga experience will get you set for another day in the chaos. 2 sessions daily.

PBS Anywhere Lounge

PBS logo

March 11 // 11am - 6pm
March 12-14 // 9:30am - 6pm
Austin Convention Center - Room 3

Recharge at the PBS Anywhere Lounge!  The PBS shows that you love are available anytime, anywhere and on any device – stop by and get connected! #PBSAnywhere

Refinery 29's School of Self-Expression

March 12-13 // 12pm-6pm
Mexic-arte, 419 Congress Ave

Refinery29's School Of Self-Expression is an immersive classroom — and visual playground — where creativity, technology, and style collide. Explore expert-led classes, interactive art installations, and the newest tech fueling expression today

Sony’s Future Lab Program at SXSW

March 12-13 // 10am-6pm
March 14 // 10am-5pm
102 Trinity St

Join Sony’s Future Lab Program at SXSW and you’ll be able to experience some of Sony's latest concept prototypes. Sony's engineers have been putting their innovative technologies into concept prototypes that will change your life, day-by-day, so you’ll definitely want to see how. Click here for more information.

SXsports Social Media Display

March 11 // 11am-6pm
March 12-13 // 9:30am-6pm
Four Seasons, 98 San Jacinto Blvd

Tagboard is the pioneer in social aggregation technology. As the SXSports Social Sponsor, Tagboard is aggregating #SXsports content and displaying the real-time social feed on Display Screens in the Four Seasons.

Ten-X Living Room

March 11-15 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Between Exhibit Halls 4 & 5

Feel at home in the Ten-X Living Room. Take a break, re-charge, watch the news or sporting event, play in our game room or simply meet with friends and colleagues – See you there!

Ten-X Hang Out

March 11-15 // 11am-6pm
6th & San Jacinto St

Come mingle, hydrate and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station and give-aways.

United Ideas In Flight

March 11-15 // 9am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Level 4

Check out United’s latest innovations and collaborations with some of the best in the tech world—plus a unique way for a chance to have your ideas take flight. Located in the ACC on the 4th Floor.

World's First SmartGrill!

March 11-13 // 9am-5pm
SouthBites Trailer Park, 604 Driskill St

Lynx Grills will be performing a live demo of the world's first SmartGrill! A grill for the Internet of Things that will cook your meal to perfection each and every time!

Interactive, Gold and Platinum Badges

3M LifeLab: The Big Picture

3M logo

March 11-13 // 10am - 6pm
Brush Square Park West, 409 E 5th St

Take a step back from your day-to-day life and look at the big picture. Experience how we can confront the earth’s challenges together and learn what 3M is doing about it today.

Bazaarvoice Chill Lounge

March 11 // 11am-6pm
March 12-15// 9:30am-6:00pm
JW Marriott, Room 301-302, 110 E 2nd St

Need a place to chill and recharge your batteries? Stop by the Bazaarvoice lounge in the JW Marriott to relax and unwind. Learn how the power of the consumer voice can get you free stuff.

ChooseATL at SXSW

March 13-14 // 11am - 1am
Speakeasy, 412 Congress Ave

Expect the ChooseATL House to bring to life the vibrant intersection of industry & culture unique to Atlanta, showcasing the opportunity to make your mark in this booming metro region.

Girls’ Lounge

March 11 - 13 // 8am - 7pm
98 Red River St

The Girls’ Lounge is a destination for women to connect, collaborate and empower each other. It’s an environment that fosters ideas and sparks action around diversity, while creating a new culture for tomorrow’s leaders.

Great Britain House

March 11-14 // 10am-11pm
Wanderlust, 206 E 4th St

Join us at the Great Britain House to meet the UK’s most brilliant and innovative technology companies while eating, drinking, hearing, and exploring everything the UK has to offer.

IBM Cloud Lounge

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March 11 // 11pm - 6pm
March 12 - 15 // 9:30am - 6pm
Hilton, Room 406 - 500 E 4th St

Come to the IBM Cloud Lounge to relax in our gaming zone. Recharge devices in our app cafe and see what leading start-ups are doing. Leave feeling refreshed and inspired.

IBM Cognitive Studio

IBM logo

March 11-15 // 9am - 6pm
Vince Young Steakhouse, 301 San Jacinto Blvd

When your business thinks, you can OUTTHINK. Come experience Watson as you are guided through a playground for your cognitive senses at the IBM Cognitive Studio! We're changing the world. Join us.

Marketo's Fruit Infused Hydration Station

March 13 // 11am-6pm
March 14-15 // 9:30am-6pm
Hyatt Regency - Zilker Atrium Foyer

Feeling parched? Let Marketo be the answer to that problem. Join us at the Hyatt Regency and grab your very own fruit infused water from our hydration station.

Krush Experience Lounge

March 11-13 // 11am-7pm
Jamie Knight Real Estate, 307 E 2nd St

Meet the coolest VR simulator you've ever seen at this interactive experience while enjoying an open bar, DJ lounge, and tech demos. Sponsored by Krush, the company bringing you irresistible products that engage and connect.

Loacker Lodge Experience

March 12-14// 9:30am-6pm
The Driskill, Jim Hogg, 604 Brazos St

Be transported to the region where Loacker Goodness is made, deep in the Dolomites Mountains in the South Tyrol Region. See, hear, smell and of course taste in this fun interactive experience.

Make your own SXSW GIF with Quantcast

March 12-14 // 9:30-6pm
Hilton Austin Downtown, 6th Floor, 500 E 4th St

Join Quantcast and create your own animated GIF with a print-out photo souvenir, and learn about how to find more customers online with real-time advertising.

Mashable House

March 11-12 // 12pm - 5pm
March 13 // 11am - 2pm
The Main, 610 E 6th St

Are you ready to experience the Internet of the future? See what’s in store for the Internet we all know and love at the Mashable House.

Oscar Health Lounge

March 11 // 11am - 6pm
March 12-15 // 9:30am - 6pm
JW Marriott, Room 205, 110 E 2nd ST

Refuel and recharge in the Oscar Health Lounge! Meet others at the forefront of tech & healthcare, get a demo of Oscar’s tools, and even grab some free giveaways. Follow us @OscarHealth and #hioscar

Purpose Lounge by Timshel

March 11 // 11am-6pm
March 12-15 // 9:30am-6pm
JW Marriott, Room 305, 110 E 2nd

Conversations and brainstorms (with snacks) about elevating the social-impact community and solving big challenges. Smart friends from business, media, and nonprofits sharing their experience and perspectives on technology, data, and engaging communities at scale.

ReEnergize Room

March 12-13 // 2pm - 3pm
3Ten, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd

Take a load off, grab a tasty treat and network with newfound friends before embarking on your evening activities. It’s all about relaxing, refueling and recharging in UT Austin’s ReEnergize Room.

Spark Haus by Cisco

March 13-14 // 11am-5pm
Frank, 407 Colorado St

Ready to take a break? Looking to unwind a bit? Join us at Spark Haus by Cisco for complimentary bites & brews and a surprising, interactive look at the next generation of tech.

Film, Gold and Platinum Badges

Filmmakers Lounge

March 11 // 12pm-6pm
March 12-17 // 9am-6pm
March 18 // 9am-1pm
Austin Convention Center, Meeting Room 2

Located conveniently in the Austin Convention Center, the Filmmakers Lounge is the perfect place for SXSW's filmmakers to relax, enjoy complimentary hospitality and massages in a comfortable atmosphere.
Filmmakers badge required for entry between 9am-1pm. Open to Film, Gold and Platinum badges from 1pm-6pm.

Music and Platinum Badges

2nd Annual FLOOD Fest

March 16-19 // 11am–6pm
Cedar St Courtyard, 208 W 4th St

Debuting "Top 5 Most Buzzed About Event at SXSW 2015" in AdWeek, FLOODfest, curated by FLOOD Magazine, returns for its second year of can’t miss shows! Stay above the current at

Artist Gifting Suite

March 16-18 // 11am-6pm
March 19 // 11am-4pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom F

Relax, have a drink, get some swag in the exclusive Artist Gifting Lounge. Sponsored by Jansport, ONErpm, MAC Cosmetics, Soundtoys, SoundExchange, The Recording Academy, Ventev.
*Opening to SXSW Showcasing artists only.*

Brisk Iced Tea

March 16 - 19 // 12pm-6pm
6th & Sabine St

Brisk Iced Tea will be launching a new product at SXSW on March 16 and 17. Be among the first to try this bold new drink at 6th & Sabine St.

British Music Embassy

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March 15 - 19 // 10am-6pm
Latitude 30, 512 San Jacinto Blvd

The British Music Embassy will be open from 15-19 March. We are hosting B2B networking in the mornings and live music after lunch featuring some of the best up-and-coming names in UK music:

Bud Light Factory

March 16 - 19 // March 16 (8pm - 2am), March 17 (12pm - 5pm; 8pm - 2am), March 18 (8pm - 2am), March 19 (12pm - 5pm; 8pm - 2am)
Brazos Hall, 204 E 4th St

Join us and be the first to experience Bud Light UnCharted. Fans are invited to enjoy an ice cold beer during artist collaborations and showcases, exploring the latest trends in music.

Canada House

March 17-19 // 12pm-6pm
Friends Bar, 208 E 6th St

Canadian independent music resumes its long-running SXSW residency with exclusive daytime showcases open to delegates and invited guests. Party by day, festival venue by night; Canada House is your SXSW hotspot for Canadian music.

Hard Rock Hotels Presents Collide @ Container Bar

March 16-18 // 12pm-7pm
Container Bar, 90 Rainey St

COLLiDE is back at Container Bar for the 3rd year running, bringing you the best bands and DJS from around the globe. The three day event is brought to you by Hard Rock, OXFAM, JanSport, Slacker, Tilly’s, Dickies and The Guardian.

House of Vans at The Mohawk

March 16-19 // 12pm-5pm
912 Red River St

Vans returns to SXSW celebrating 50 Years "Off The Wall". House of Vans at the Mohawk will present five days of music in partnership with The Windish Agency, HYPETRAK, Cinematic Music Group, Middle West Management, ICM, and more! Info at

Hype Hotel

March 16-19 // 12pm-6pm
1100 E 5th St

Mazda + Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel features showcases curated by influential bloggers with new music people are talking about. RSVP & more details at

Marriott Rewards & UMG Present #Withtheband

March 16-19
JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd St

Stop by the JW Marriott Austin where Marriott Rewards is hosting daily showcases and activations that will get you so up close and personal with UMG artists that you feel like you’re #withtheband.

Mtn Dew Black Label parlor

March 15-19 // 12pm-10pm
717 Red River St

Mtn. Dew Black Label pinkies out sampling and refinement at the corner of 8th and Red River St.

Monster Energy Outbreak House

March 16 – 19 // 8pm-2am
213 W 5th St

Monster Energy Outbreak House @ SXSW brings a microcosm of the Tour series to SXSW, bundled into a 4 day event. The shows will feature select SXSW breakout stars in addition to Monster Energy Outbreak Tour alums.

Music Crossroads

March 16-19 // 12pm-11pm
511 E Cesar Chavez St

Active throughout the four main days of SXSW Music, this vibrant, outdoor expo is the spot for registrants and attendees to stop in, peruse and sample some of what SX's finest partners have to offer.

Music Gear Expo Lounge

March 17 // 2pm-6pm
March 18-19 // 11am-6pm
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 5

A comfortable place to take a break from exploring the gear expo floor. Swing by, take a load off, utilize the free wi-fi and more!

Pandora Discovery Den Live at SXSW

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March 16-19
708 E 6th St

The Pandora Discovery Den is back at South by Southwest! From March 16-19, Pandora will take over the Gatsby in Austin to bring you four days and nights of the best emerging artists across Dance, Americana, Hip Hop, R&B, and Rock. Stop by the Pandora Discovery Den to find out what's next in music at South by Southwest 2016..

Showtime Roadies House

March 16-18 // 2pm-7pm
Clive Bar, 609 Davis St

In honor of the new SHOWTIME original series ROADIES, music and platinum badge holders will be treated to a three-day music experience at Clive Bar. Showtime will celebrate music’s unsung heroes by inviting roadies working the festival to attend the Showtime ROADIES House as VIPs.

Spotify House

14-18 // 11:30am-7pm
1501 E 6th St

The Spotify House is back in a sweet new location with live music from our favorite new artists. Swing by every day for killer performances, gaming, sound booths, SoulCycle and a whole lot more.

Stubhub Music Experience

March 16-18 // 2pm-7pm
bangers, 79 Rainey St

Experience the best of SXSW with StubHub at Banger’s. We’re hosting more than two dozen epic performances over three days, not to mention homemade sausages and 100+ beers on tap. Come join us this week!

TuneIn Studios - Sports by Day, Music by Night

March 17–19 // 11am–2am
Easy Tiger, 709 E 6th St

Broadcasting live on TuneIn, the world’s largest streaming audio network, days include March Madness coverage and NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB guests. Nights feature official label showcases on Easy Tiger’s intimate stage.

Wix Music

March 18- 19 // 12pm-6pm
The Main, 610 E 6th St

Swing by Wix Music's day parties and enjoy some of the best new music around. Build your own EPK on the spot, using Wix Music platform and get the chance to win awesome merchandise and enjoy other attractions andactivites. The perfect music networking hub. Check out full schedule here.

Photo by Julian Basjel