Day Stages

March 15 – March 18, 2017

There are plenty of opportunities to catch live music during the day at SXSW: Badge holders and Showcasing Artist Wristband holders can attend daytime showcases at the Radio Day Stage and International Day Stage in the Austin Convention Center.

Chvrches photo by Christopher McNeil

Chvrches photo by Christopher McNeil

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About Day Stages


The International Day Stage in Ballroom G highlights performers of all different types of music from countries outside of the United States. In 2016, 17 nations were represented on the International Day Stage, including artists from Argentina, Belgium, Mexico, Bangladesh, Australia, Italy, South Korea, Costa Rica, Pakistan, UK, Bosnia, Japan, Chile, Canada, Spain, Germany, and Malaysia.

2017 International Day Stage Schedule

The Radio Day Stage in Ballroom D showcases a variety of buzz artists presented by a different radio tastemaker each day. Past performers include Chvrches, White Denim, Laura Marling, Milky Chance, Twin Shadow, Gang of Four, Courtney Barnett, Dum Dum Girls, Damon Albarn, Big Freedia, Phantogram, Iron and Wine, Charles Bradley, and many more.

2017 Radio Day Stage Schedule

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Music Festival

March 13 – 19, 2017. The SXSW Music Festival is one of the largest and most influential global music events of the year, taking place every March in Austin, Texas – the Live Music Capital of the World.

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2018 SXSW PanelPicker Opens Monday, June 26

Be part of SXSW 2018 – propose programming ideas through PanelPicker® from Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 21.

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