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.

Applications are now closed for the 2019 season. Stay tuned for programming announcements in Fall 2018.

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

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.

Browse the 2018 Podcast Stage Schedule

Learn More

Register to Attend SXSW 2019

Join us for 10 days of unparalleled discovery, learning, and networking with creatives across interactive, film, and music industries from March 8-17, 2019.

Register Now

Explore the 2019 SXSW Schedule

Plan your SXSW adventure today! Use the online schedule to browse through 2019 events and build your personal schedule.

View the SXSW Schedule

More SXSW Conference

Super Sponsors

Capital One logo
Mercedes-Benz logo
Bud Light logo
Uber Eats logo
Austin Chronicle logo

Stay Tuned

Sign up to receive the latest announcements, tips, networking invitations and more.