Explore The Music Preview Guide to SXSW 2019

The Music Preview Guide to SXSW 2019 is here!

The Music Preview Guide is a digital exploration of 100+ up-and-coming SXSW Showcasing Artists. As avid music fans, we hope to recreate the excitement of reading the employee recommendations rack at your favorite record store. New for this year, we have expanded the pool of writers beyond music bloggers to also include modern tastemakers that help audiences discover exciting new talent in different ways whether it’s through radio, or music festivals, or digital music streaming. Dive in and listen to the next generation of musical talent while you read about their work.

The Music Preview Guide to SXSW 2019

Add your new faves to your SXSW Schedule as you discover them, and you’ll stay updated on when and where they will be performing in March. Special thanks to everyone who contributed their writing to highlight these exciting acts.

2019 Contributors

Alt Citizen
Apple Music (Beats 1)
The Austin Chronicle
BBC Music
Brooklyn Vegan
BTR Today
Consequence of Sound
DIY Magazine
House of Arts and Ideas
I Heart Moosiq
KUTX The Breaks
M For Montreal
Majestic Casual
NPR Alt Latino
Pigeons and Planes
Ruidosa Festival
She Shreds Magazine
Tone Deaf
Vinyl Me Please
We Are The Guard
We Found New Music
Zandari Festa

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Hear the artists from the Music Preview Guide live on stage in March. Pick up a Music Badge for SXSW 2019 to get primary access to all showcases, Music and Convergence tracks at the SXSW Conference, and more. Plus, get secondary access to Film and Interactive programming. Book your hotel using SXSW Housing & Travel for the best rates and locations.

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By Hayden Bagot