Music Festival

March 11–17, 2019

The SXSW Music Festival is an iconic global music industry event taking place every March in Austin, Texas.



2019 SXSW Showcasing Artist Applications will open on June 25.


NPR Music Showcase at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

NPR Music Showcase at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

About Music Festival

 

Each year the SXSW Music Festival hosts a curated mix of artists performing in bars, clubs, parks, churches, hotels, and more in Austin, Texas. This year’s festival will take place March 11-17.

Not limited in genre or regional focus, audiences can enjoy a variety of musical styles at SXSW. At the 2018 edition, new, developing, and established Showcasing Artists from 65 countries were represented amongst the 2,000-plus official performers. To discover the 2000+ acts that performed at SXSW 2018, stream our Spotify Playlists, read our Music Bloggers Guide to SXSW 2018, surf our YouTube Music Video playlist, and tune into SXSWfm.

Showcases are curated by record labels, booking agencies, management and PR firms, export offices, publishers, media outlets, lifestyle brands, festivals, and more, drawing on a pool of artists looking to enhance their careers by reaching new audiences.

2019 SXSW Showcasing Artist Applications will open on June 25.

Stay tuned for more information about the 2019 SXSW Music Festival.

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