2018 SXSW Live Streaming Schedule: Watch Exclusive Studio Interviews, Keynotes, Red Carpets and More Live from SXSW

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We’re going LIVE! Tune in each day of SXSW 2018 to see Keynote presentations, exclusive interviews with SXSW Conference speakers, star-studded red carpet coverage of SXSW Film Festival premieres, live performances from SXSW Music Festival Showcasing Artists, and more. Keep an eye on our live streaming coverage at sxsw.com/live to experience a bit of SXSW magic from all around downtown Austin.

Last year, millions of people from all over the world tuned into our SXSW Live Studio for conversations with Senator Cory Booker, engineer and astronaut Buzz Aldrin, renowned filmmaker Jill Soloway, legendary musician Nile Rodgers, and many more.

Join us again in the SXSW Live Studio for exclusive interviews with dozens of SXSW Conference Speakers conducted by our returning host Douglas Caballero. During SXSW 2018, hear from Mayor of London and 2018 SXSW Keynote Sadiq Khan; The Daily Show‘s Roy Wood Jr. and producers Jocelyn Conn and Ramin Hedayati; designer and technologist John Maeda, and more – view full streaming schedule below.

We’ll also be stepping out of the studio with our host Nathalie Holmes to bring you red carpet coverage from SXSW Film Festival screenings and premieres from the legendary Paramount Theatre. Plus, check out live performances from some of the most buzz-worthy bands showcasing at the SXSW Music Festival. New for this year, our host will also walk us through innovative activations for a glimpse at some of the latest tech. Stay tuned for the full schedule of showcases and red carpet coverage coming soon.

Be sure to bookmark the SXSW Live page to catch all the action. Check out the 2018 SXSW Live Schedule below. All videos will also be available after the live stream on the SXSW Facebook page.

SXSW Live Schedule

Schedule reflects Central Time (CT)

Thursday, March 8

5:30 PM – 2018 SXSW Live Preview

Friday, March 9

10:15 AM – Interview with fashion designer and TV personality Rachel Zoe

11:00 AM – Interview with entrepreneur and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin

12:45 PM – Interview with Blood Fest director Owen Egerton and actors Robbie Kay, Seychelle Gabriel and Jacob Batalon

2:00 PM – SXSW Interactive Keynote Esther Perel – Revolutionary psychotherapist and best-selling author

3:30 PM – Art Installation: The Future of Secrets by Sarah Newman, Jessica Yurkofsky and Rachel Kalmar

4:50 PM – Interview with Techfugees CEO Josephine Goube

5:30 PMA Quiet Place Red Carpet

8:30 PMAmerican Animals Red Carpet

Saturday, March 10

9:15 AM – Interview with professional climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell

10:00 AM – Interview with The Daily Show‘s Roy Wood Jr. and producers: Jocelyn Conn and Ramin Hedayati

11:00 AM – SXSW Film Keynote Darren Aronofsky – Academy Award®-nominated director and founder of Protozoa Pictures

12:10 PM – Interview with Vida creator Tanya Saracho and actresses Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada

2:00 PM – SXSW Convergence Keynote Ta-Nehisi Coates – National correspondent for The Atlantic, best-selling author, and current scribe of Black Panther comics

3:00 PM – Interview with designer and technologist John Maeda

4:15 PM – Interview with psychotherapist and SXSW Interactive Keynote Esther Perel

5:45 PM – Interview with Westworld cast members – Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and James Marsden

6:25 PM – Interview with DC comic-book artist, writer, and editor [Jim Lee]

7:00 PMBlockers Red Carpet

Sunday, March 11

9:45 AM – Interview with Wild Nights With Emily director Madeleine Olnek and actresses Amy Seimetz and Molly Shannon

11:00 AM – Film Keynote Barry JenkinsWatch live on Facebook

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 – Watch live at top of page

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

12:45 PM – Interview with Support the Girls director Andrew Bujalski and actresses Regina Hall and Haley Lu Richardson

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 PMReady 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

1:00 PM – Interview with Jacob Tobia writer, producer, and author of the forthcoming memoir Sissy with Putnam Books at Penguin Random House

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 Scott

9:50 AM – Interview with Warriors of Liberty City subject Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell (previously of 2 Live Crew, Warriors program founder, executive producer) and creator, show runner 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 Pena – 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 and Priscilla Presley

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

6:00 PMHearts Beat Loud Red Carpet

7:45 PM – Music Performance by Current Joys

9:45 PM-10:25 PM – Music Performance by Erika Wennerstrom

10:45 PM-11:25 PM – Music Performance by Paul Cauthen

11:10 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 GuayabaGustavo Gonzalez , Carlos Colon , Javier Morales and Carlos Ortiz

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

10:35 – 11:20 – Music Performance by Kane Brown

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

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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