North By Northwest (NXNW)

North By Northwest®, also known as NXNW®, promotes, plans, and produces events ranging from musical concerts to networking events and parties.

North By Northwest (NXNW)

SXSW 2016 Showcasing Artists presented by NXNW (l-r) Antonette Goroch, Rabbit Wilde, Flor, and Sisters.

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About NXNW


NXNW presents a number of events during South By Southwest each March. Stay tuned to and follow us on Twitter for the latest 2017 news.

Second Play Stage Showcases

Discover your new favorite band from the Pacific Northwest at NXNW Second Play Stage Showcases. Previous artists include Rabbit Wild, Luke Sweeney, Flor, SISTERS, Tangerine, Antonette Goroch and more.

Tech Meet Ups

Network with the best and brightest of the Pacific Northwest tech industry! Registrants from the edenic hotspots of Oregon, Washington, Vancouver and beyond gather at Tech Meet Ups each March for a cold beer and convivial conversations.


Tune into the NXNW specially shows on SXSWfm, the Official Radio Station of SXSW, featuring many of the artists from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia traveling to perform at the SXSW Music Festival. Listen to the NXNW Show from SXSW 2016 below.

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Music Festival

March 12 – 18, 2018. The SXSW Music Festival is one of the largest and most influential global music events of the year, taking place every March in Austin, Texas – the Live Music Capital of the World.

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Enter Your Session Idea for the 2018 SXSW Conference

SXSW PanelPicker® is now open for proposals. Help shape the 2018 SXSW Conference programming by entering your session idea before Friday, July 21, 2017, then join the community and vote.

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