SXSW Podcast Stage

March 8-14, 2019

The SXSW Podcast Stage presented by Cadence13 hosts podcasts from all facets of life – music, film, technology, comedy, politics, and more – recorded in front of a live audience during the SXSW Conference.

Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images

Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images

About SXSW Podcast Stage


Open to all badgeholders, the SXSW Podcast Stage hosts over 30 podcasts as diverse and varied as the live audience in attendance from Friday, March 8 – Thursday, March 14.

All genres are encouraged to enter to be a part of SXSW each season including comedy, gaming, music, film, technology, science, inspiration, culture, news, and more. Stage, soundboard, mics, production, and staffing are included free of charge.

SXSW Podcast Stage Presented by Cadence13

Cadence13 brings together outstanding podcast creators, brand sponsorships and listening audiences through an innovative, integrated platform that combines high-quality content production and development, multi-channel distribution, brand sponsorships, and audience development. We work with some of the most influential podcast creators in business, entertainment, lifestyle, news, politics, sports and tech.

SXSW Podcast Stage Presented by Cadence13

2019 Podcasts


Nothing is off limits in these sessions – from spreading Black Joy with Queen and J. to how to present hard-hitting subject matter with Andrew Jenks and Erin Carter, to conversations about privacy, mass surveillance, foreign influence campaigns and the spread of propaganda with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and bio-hacking your life to balance happiness and success with Heather Dubrow, Whitney Casey, Brooklyn Decker, and Jaclyn Johnson. Go behind the scenes of the music industry during The Writer Is… with Wyclef Jean and Baratunde Thurston or dive into the future of genetics, wellness, and personalization with Spit featuring Tim McGraw.

View the entire 2019 Lineup Announcement and add your favorite tapings to your SX schedule.

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2018 Highlights


2018 live recordings include various SXSW speakers discussing a range of topics from pop culture to American identity to what’s in Rachel Bloom’s purse. In American Enough, former Barack Obama White House Senior Advisor Vikrum Aiyer takes the stage with the ACLU leader Danielle Silber, Mayor Stephen Benjamin and Ravi Patel examine the challenges fueling divisions in our country, and the opportunities to build bridges among American communities. Culture critic Ira Madison, Grown-ish writer Kara Brown, and entertainment journalist Louis Virtel bring you Keep It! with a discussion about the intersection of pop culture and politics at a time when we’re all obsessing over both.

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Watch Videos from SXSW 2019

Get inspired by a multitude of diverse visionaries at SXSW – browse videos from Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Red Carpets, and more.

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