Day Stages

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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.

Chicano Batman - Photo by Nilesh Patel

Chicano Batman - Photo by Nilesh Patel

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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 2017, 15 nations were represented on the International Day Stage, including artists from New Zealand, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Australia, Ukraine, Japan, Italy, Argentina, South Korea, Venezuela, Tanzania, China, Scotland, and Colombia.

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, and many more.

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