SXSW Go App - Photo by Ann Alva Wieding

SXSW Go App - Photo by Ann Alva Wieding

SXSW GO – The Official Mobile Guide to South by Southwest

SXSW GO is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW. Browse the SX lineup and create your personal schedule to sync with all of your devices.



With the SXSW GO mobile app you can browse our continuously updated lineup of programming and build your schedule online at or directly on your mobile device.

Sync your online schedule with your mobile device, so your info will always be up to date! Plus, get schedule recommendations, helpful event navigation information, and discover new music, films, and sessions. Click below to download the 2019 mobile app on iOS or Android.

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Mobile App Features

  • Abby, the SXSW Chatbot – Abby, the SXSW Bot, delivers a casual, fun conversational-style user and an easy to follow guided menu experience to help Attendees navigate SXSW, find out what’s happening, and get timely answers to FAQs.

  • Event Status – We’ve made it easy for you to check the current status of a room or a venue’s remaining capacity for conference sessions and festival events.

    • A Green-Yellow-Red system appears on the app, the online SXSW Schedule, and on the digital Event Status Boards located around the ACC and other venues.

Green = GO

Yellow = HURRY

Red = FULL

  • Favorited By – See how many people have starred any session, showcase, or screening with Favorited By on the app and online SXSW Schedule. Not only will you be able to see how many people favorited an event, you can also see who.

  • Networking – Search the directory for other Attendees. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends.

  • Schedule/A-Z Lists – Search events in a time based Schedule or alphabetically n the A-Z tab. Select the star to Favorite an event and add it to your personal schedule in My Favorites. Click on each Event for more details.

  • SXSW Recommends – SXSW Recommends delivers personalized Event and Attendee Recommendations based on a variety of factors including: a registrant’s favorited events, networking contacts, machine learning, time, location, and popularity by weighting these factors through an advanced algorithm created by SXSW.

  • SXXpress Pass – SXXpress (South by Express) Pass is a digital pass for SXSW registrants that allows front-of-line access to Music Showcases, Film Screenings, Conference Sessions, and select parties. Learn more here.

  • Venue Size – Both the app and the online SXSW Schedule will show room size information as small, medium, or large for any venue to help you plan your schedule.

Learn more about event navigational tools at the Attendee Services Hub, your guide through SXSW registrant resources.

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