Second Play Stages

Catch 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.

2024 Second Play Stage Schedule

ASHY – Photo Credit: Petra Mingneau

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.

Turn It Up

Follow and listen to the Official SXSW 2024 Playlist on Spotify. Plus, explore the SXSW 2024 Showcasing Artists Music Videos playlist on YouTube.

Second Play Stage Schedule


Discover 2024 Showcasing Artists

Start prepping for an unforgettable musical journey at the 2024 SXSW Music Festival, happening from March 11-16.

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Meagre Martin – SXSW 2024 – Photo by Andrea Rojas

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