Showcase Applications

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year.

Showcasing Artist Applications for the 2020 SXSW Music Festival open on July 1.

2019 Artist, Cimafunk - Photo by Stephen Olker

2019 Artist, Cimafunk - Photo by Stephen Olker

About 2020 SXSW Showcase Applications


Showcasing at the 2020 SXSW Music Festival means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for an audience including 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world.

2020 Showcasing Artist applications will open on July 1.

Early Deadline: September 13, 2019
Final Deadline: October 25, 2019


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