Sunflower Bean - Photo by Nicole Burton

Sunflower Bean - Photo by Nicole Burton

Day Stages

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.

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 2018, 15 nations were represented on the International Day Stage including artists from Norway, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Colombia, Nigeria, Cuba, Israel, Chile, and more. This year’s lineup will be similarly representative of our international SXSW community.

The Radio Day Stage in Ballroom D showcases a variety of buzz artists presented by a different radio tastemaker each day. Past performers include Spoon, Chicano Batman, 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, Sunflower Bea, and many more.

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Music Festival

March 11 – 17, 2019. 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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