Second Play Stages at SXSW Music

The SXSW Second Play Stage series features SXSW Showcasing Artists performing stripped-down “happy hour” sets at select Austin hotels throughout the event — an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

Photo by Alejandro Mendoza

Photo by Alejandro Mendoza

About Second Play Stages


SXSW takes pride in presenting bonus shows by its best Music Festival Showcasing Artists in the most welcoming hotel lounges in Austin, and this year is no exception.

Watch these artists play early evening shows at our SXSW Second Play Stages. This is a great opportunity to see completely stripped-back, intimate performances from unique artists.

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