Touring & Live Experience

March 12-16, 2019 | Music Track

The Touring & Live Experience Track highlights the role venues and festivals, large and small, play in supporting the dynamic touring industry that so many artists increasingly rely on for their livelihoods.

Master your Merch Strategy &; Maximize its Potential - Photo by Kit McNeil

Master your Merch Strategy &; Maximize its Potential - Photo by Kit McNeil

About Touring & Live Experience Track


The Touring & Live Experience Track dives into topics such as innovative immersive technologies, the current status of live events worldwide, fan engagement and experience, and cultural awareness for internationally touring acts.

Browse 2019 PanelPicker® session proposals, leave comments, and vote to help shape SXSW Conference programming during Community Voting from August 6-30. Stay tuned for 2019 announcements throughout the season.

Looking for PanelPicker inspiration? Discover the newest innovations and sage advice on touring and festival industry with Touring & Live Experience 2018 sessions like It’s a Fan’s World: The Life of Superfans, Verified Fan-Demonium: How To Put Your Fans First, Become an Electronic Artist Using Media & Touring, and more.

Browse past speakers from the Touring & Live Experience Track below and explore more programming from the 25 Tracks for the SXSW Conference.

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Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Browse proposals, leave comments, and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 6-30, 2018.

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About the SXSW Conference


SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Learn more about Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats across the 25 Tracks of programming for the 2019 SXSW Conference.

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