Second Play Stages at SXSW Music

The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.


Second Play Stages at SXSW Music

2018 Showcasing Artists (l-r, t-b): Harry Edohoukwa, Lola Tried, Lucy Rose, Gabriel Wolfchild

About Second Play Stages

 

SXSW takes pride in presenting bonus shows by a number of its best Music Fest Showcasing Artists in some of the nicest hotel lounges in Austin. And this year is no exception.

Come watch these artists play early evening shows at our SXSW Second Play Stages. Sanctioned by SXSW and hosted by specific hotels, these shows are free and open to the public and all badges. This is a great opportunity to see completely stripped back and intimate performances.

See the schedule below for participating hotels or check online at sxsw.com/free.

Browse Schedule By Hotel

The Backyard @ the Sheraton Hotel | Hotel Van Zandt | Champions @ Courtyard Marriott | Westin Hotel Downtown | Austin Taco Project | Hyatt Regency | Hilton Hotel Cannon & Bell | Wyndham Garden Austin | Hotel Indigo | Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin | Radisson | W Austin Hotel | Embassy Suites | JW Marriott | South Congress Hotel | Fairmont Austin

Second Play Stages Schedule

 

Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin

701 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Wednesday March 14

3:00 PM – Los Wilds
4:00 PM – Jade Imagine
5:00 PM – Gabriel Wolfchild & The Northern Light

Thursday March 15

3:00 PM – HEX
4:00 PM – Emma Elisabeth
5:00 PM – TOMKAT

Friday March 16

3:00 PM – Tiny Ruins
4:00 PM – Anna Burch
5:00 PM – Our Girl

Saturday March 17

3:00 PM – Lucy Rose
4:00 PM – Lola Tried
5:00 PM – Harry Edohoukwa

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Austin Taco Project

500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Friday, March 9

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – Lola Tried
8:00 PM – Kalu & The Electric Joint

Saturday March 10

6:00 PM – Joe Crepúsculo
7:00 PM – The Gary
8:00 PM – Chill Russell

Sunday March 11

6:00 PM – Calliope Musicals
7:00 PM – Go Fever
8:00 PM – LIP

Monday March 12

6:00 PM – Margaret Chavez
7:00 PM – Estupida Erikah
8:00 PM – Ganges

Tuesday March 13

6:00 PM – Fenster
7:00 PM – Bifannah
8:00 PM – TBA

Wednesday March 14

6:00 PM – Lola Tried
7:00 PM – Lucy Spraggan
8:00 PM – Hater

Thursday March 15

6:00 PM – Ari Roar
7:00 PM – The Dunwells
8:00 PM – TOMKAT

Friday March 16

6:00 PM – HEX
7:00 PM – Gabriel Wolfchild & The Northern Light
8:00 PM – Chloe Foy

Saturday March 17

6:00 PM – Sea Moya
7:00 PM – Christopher Rees
8:00 PM – Thandi Phoenix

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Hilton Cannon and Belle

500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Thursday March 8

4:00 PM – TBA
5:00 PM – Joe Crepúsculo
6:00 PM – Adam Torres

Friday March 9

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – Folk Uke
8:00 PM – TBA

Saturday March 10

6:00 PM – Swimming With Bears
7:00 PM – Ley Line
8:00 PM – Indrajit Banerjee

Sunday March 11

11:00 AM – TBA
12:00 PM – TBA
6:00 PM – Beat Root Revival
7:00 PM – Jenny Reynolds
8:00 PM – TBA

Monday March 12

6:00 PM – Fabrizio Cammarata
7:00 PM – Scott Collins
8:00 PM – Harry Pane

Tuesday March 13

6:00 PM – Sea Moya
7:00 PM – Tiny Ruins
8:00 PM – Noah Slee

Wednesday March 14

6:00 PM – Ari Roar
7:00 PM – Gemma Ray
8:00 PM – Middlespoon

Thursday March 15

6:00 PM – Hilang Child
7:00 PM – Museless
8:00 PM – Lucy Spraggan

Friday March 16

6:00 PM – Emma Elisabeth
7:00 PM – Field Division
8:00 PM – Christopher Rees

Saturday March 17

6:00 PM – Harry Pane
7:00 PM – World Brain
8:00 PM – John Moods

Sunday March 18

11:00 AM – Thandi Phoenix

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Hotel Indigo

810 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Wednesday March 14

6:00 PM – Los Wilds
7:00 PM – Fenster

Thursday March 15

5:00 PM – The Brother Brothers
6:00 PM – Tiny Ruins
7:00 PM – Lola Tried

Friday March 16

6:00 PM – The Dunwells
7:00 PM – Middlespoon

Saturday March 17

6:00 PM – Gabriel Wolfchild & The Northern Light
7:00 PM – Lucy Spraggan

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Champions@Courtyard Marriott

300 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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The Westin Austin Downtown

310 East 5th Street, Austin, TX, 78701

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Hotel Van Zandt

605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

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W Austin Hotel

200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

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South Congress Hotel

1603 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704

Please check for a schedule at www.sxsw.com/free.

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Embassy Suite

300 South Congress, Austin, Texas 78704

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Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin

3401 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78741

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Hyatt Regency

208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Friday March 9

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – TBA

Saturday March 10

6:00 PM – Scott Collins
7:00 PM – TBA

Sunday March 11

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – TBA

Monday March 12

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – TBA

Tuesday March 13

6:00 PM – Tony Kamel
7:00 PM – Christy Hays

Wednesday March 14

6:00 PM – Fabrizio Cammarata
7:00 PM – Joshua Burnside

Thursday March 15

6:00 PM – India Ramey
7:00 PM – Lizzie No

Friday March 16

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – TBA

Saturday March 17

6:00 PM – TBA
7:00 PM – TBA

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Marriott South Austin

4415 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78744

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Fairmont Austin

101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

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BackYard @ Sheraton Hotel

701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

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