Each day of SXSW 2018 we brought you Keynote presentations, exclusive interviews with Conference speakers, star-studded red carpet coverage of Film Festival premieres, live performances from Music Festival Showcasing Artists, and more.

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2018 SXSW Live Videos

Browse 2018 SXSW Live videos below. Stay tuned to this page during March 8-17 for the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals coverage.

2018 SXSW Live Schedule


Browse 2018 SXSW Live videos below. Stay tuned to this page during March 8-17 for the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals coverage.

Thursday, March 8

Friday, March 9

Saturday, March 10

  • Interview with professional climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell

  • Interview with The Daily Show Roy Wood Jr. and producers: Jocelyn Conn and Ramin Hedayati

  • SXSW Film Keynote Darren Aronofsky – Academy Award®-nominated director and founder of Protozoa Pictures

  • Interview with Vida creator Tanya Saracho and actresses Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada

  • Interview with designer and technologist John Maeda

  • Interview with psychotherapist and SXSW Interactive Keynote Esther Perel

  • Interview with Westworld cast members – Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and James Marsden

  • Interview with artist and publisher at DC Comics and author of X-Men #1 Jim Lee

  • Red CarpetBlockers

Sunday, March 11

11:00 AM – Film Keynote Barry Jenkins

12:00 PM – SXSW presents Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! – a special Q&A with Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, at ACL Live at the Moody Theater

12:15 PM – Interview with SXSW Convergence Keynote Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London – Watch live on Facebook

2:00 PM – SXSW Interactive Keynote Melinda Gates – Philanthropist and Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

3:10 PM – Interview with The Atlantic staff writer Vann R Newkirk II

4:30 PM – Interview with culture writer and editor for Slate Aisha Harris

8:30 PM Ready Player One Red Carpet

Monday, March 12

10:00 AMThe Director and The Jedi Red Carpet

11:00 AM – Interview- SXSW 2018 Accelerator Best In Show Winner: Nanowear (Venk Varadan, Co-Founder & CEO)

12:00 PM – Interview with You Can Choose Your Family director Miranda Bailey and actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan

2:00 PM – SXSW Interactive Keynote – Mayor of London Sadiq Khan

4:00 PM – Interview with Stockton California Mayor Michael Tubbs

5:00 PMThe Last O.G. Red Carpet

6:30 PMArt Installation: Meow Wolf

Tuesday, March 13

9:15 AM – Interview with astronauts Leland Melvin and Nicole Stott

9:50 AM – Interview with Warriors of Liberty City creator, showrunner and director Evan Rosenfeld

10:30 AM – Interview with award winning chefs and culinary innovators Jose Andres and Andrew Zimmern

11:00 AM – SXSW Convergence Keynote – Nonny de la Peña – virtual and augmented reality pioneer; founder and CEO of Emblematic Group

2:00 PM – SXSW Convergence Keynote whurley – Founder and CEO of Strangeworks, a quantum computing startup based in Austin, Texas

3:30 PM – Interview with Noor Tagouri – Reporter, journalist, and motivational speaker

4:15 PM – Interview with Upworthy co-founder Eli Pariser

5:30 PM – Interview with Director of Engineering at Google Ray Kurzweil

8:00 PM – Music Performance by Starcrawler

10:10 PM – Music Performance by Gemma Ray

11:50 PM – Music Performance by Hundredth

Wednesday, March 14

9:15 AM – Interview with online personality and digital creator Hannah Hart

10:00 AM – Interview with Immersive Visualization Producer at NASA Sasha Samochina

11:00 AM – SXSW Music Keynote – Lyor CohenYouTube‘s Global Head of Music

12:10 PM – Interview with legendary composer, producer and guitarist Nile Rodgers

1:00 PM – Interview with Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab Neha Narula

2:45 PM – Interview with Head of Country Music Programming at Pandora Rachel Whitney

3:15 PM – Interview with Keynote Linda Perry & Kerry Brown

4:00 PM – Interview with Elvis Presley: The Searcher director Thom Zimny, Priscilla Presley, and David Porter

5:30 PM – Interview with Project Director of the Bjørvika Utvikling Anne Beate Hovind

6:00 PMHearts Beat Loud Red Carpet

7:50 PM – Music Performance by Current Joys

9:30 PM-10:00 PM – Music Performance by Erika Wennerstrom

10:50 PM-11:15 PM – Music Performance by Paul Cauthen

11:15 PM-11:45 PM – Music Performance by Ought

Thursday, March 15

10:00 AM – Interview with rapper and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan U-God

11:00 AM – SXSW Music Keynote – Linda Perry & Kerry BrownWe Are Hear

12:10 PM – Interview with Brendan Greene aka PLAYERUNKNOWN

12:45 PM – Interview with Team Liquid CO-CEO Steve Arhancet

2:30 PM – Interview with recording artist, producer and avid technologist Ryan Leslie

3:30 PM – Interview with The MaríasMaria Zardoya and Josh Conway

4:15 PM Interview with Black Guayaba

6:15 PM – Art Installation: FEAST by Caitlin Pickall

8:15 PM – Music Performance by The Marías

8:50 PM – Music Performance by A Place to Bury Strangers

11:30 – Music Performance by NoMBe

Friday, March 16

10:00 AM – Interview with Amara La Negra

12:10 PM – Interview with Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads and The Tom Tom Club

1:00 PM – Interview with Vice President of Marketing Catalog at Atlantic Records Tom Mullen

1:30 PM – Interview with Sega of America Aaron Webber, Sonic Social Media Manager & Tyson Hesse, the Animation Director

5:00 PM – Interview with founder and chairman of Fnatic Sam Mathews

7:00 PM – Music Performance by Kane Brown

8:40 PM – Music Performance by Izzie Gibbs

10:00 PM – Music Performance by Balún

11:00 PM – Music Performance by Black Guayaba

Saturday, March 17

10:00 AM – Interview with Cristina Costantini, and Darren Foster Directors of Sundance Festival Favorite Award winner Science Fair

11:00 AM – Interview with singer-songwriter Andrew W.K.

12:00 PM – Interview with singer-songwriter Lucy Rose

5:00 PM – Closing Segment with our SXSW Live Hosts Douglas Caballero & Nathalie Holmes

8:10 PM – Music Performance by Luneta Mágica

9:00 PM – Music Performance by IDER

10:10 PM – Music Performance by I am Waiting For You Last Summer

11:30 PM – Music Performance by Skinny Lister

All subject to change – check back often for the latest updates.

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