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Tuesday, March 8

9:00am-5:00pm SXSWedu Expo Austin Convention Center The SXSWedu Expo is a free event designed to encourage and inspire learners to identify and reach their education and career goals.

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Friday, March 11

9:00am-6:00pm

Mazda Lounge

Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in ACC. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle!
9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted Studio Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Deloitte Got Mad Skills Lounge Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 3 and 4 Connect with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coder and thought leaders in a space that Deloitte Digital custom built for you to share who you are and what you do.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Living Room Austing Convention Center, between Exhibit Halls 4 and 5 Feel at home in the Ten-X Living Room. Take a break, re-charge, watch the news or a sporting event, play in our game room, or simply meet with friends and colleagues – see you there!
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St. No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.
11:00am-4:30pm Free Workshops SXSW Guess Pass AT&T Conference Center During these workshops, you'll learn new skills from seasoned practitioners and leave with the know-how to meet the next milestone in your professional life.
11:00am–6:00pm SX Create Guest Pass
presented by Dremel
Palmer Events Center Makers, hackers, and DIYers unite to showcase the disruptive solutions like 3D printing, drones, biohacking, robots, STEM, and much more, that are shaping the future.
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for all.
11:00am-12:00am

PULSE
Powered by Deloitte Digital

6th St. and Sabine St. People are noticing Deloitte Digital has a combination of right-brain/left-brain talent. Come watch as we unleash our creative talents on 6th and Sabine.
11:00am-6:00pm

Ten-X Hang out

6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge  6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th and Trinity where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.  
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.

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 Saturday, March 12


7:00am-9:00am

Brooks Morning Runs

409 5th St. - SE Corner of Brush Square Park We believe a run can flat out change a day, a life, the world. Join us for our morning idea runs. We believe you will find your best idea of the day and leave inspired
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium  Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in ACC. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle! 
9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted Studio Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Deloitte Got Mad Skills Lounge Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 3 and 4 Connect with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coder, and thought leaders in a space that Deloitte Digital custom built for you to share who you are and what you do.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Living Room Austin Convention Center, between Exhibit Halls 4 and 5 Feel at home in the Ten-X Living Room. Take a break, re-charge, watch the news or a sporting event, play in our game room, or simply meet with friends and colleagues – see you there!
10:00am–5:00pm SXSW Job Market SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Publicis Groupe
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 1 A convenient meeting spot for innovative thinkers and companies. This space enables you to match your skills with 21st century, cutting-edge employers.
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St. No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.
11:00am-4:30pm Free Workshops SXSW Guess Pass
presented by General Assembly
AT&T Conference Center During these workshops, you'll learn new skills from seasoned practitioners and leave with the know-how to meet the next milestone in your professional life.
11:00am–6:00pm SX Create SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Dremel
Palmer Events Center Makers, hackers, and DIYers unite to showcase the disruptive solutions like 3D printing, drones, biohacking, robots, STEM, and much more, that are shaping the future.
11:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Hang out 6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways.
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for all.
11:00am-12:00am PULSE
Powered by Deloitte Digital
6th St. and Sabine St. People are noticing Deloitte Digital has a combination of right-brain/left-brain talent. Come watch as we unleash our creative talents on Sabine & 6th.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge   6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th and Trinity where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.   
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
5:45pm-6:45pm SXSW Community Screenings: Austin Film Society ShortCase Marchesa (Satellite Venue), 6226 Middle Fiskville Rd. The Austin Film Society presents ShortCase, an annual short film showcase by AFS members.

6:45pm-7:45pm

Open air street theatre by "Macnas" from Ireland 6th St. - Sabine St. to Brazos St. US premier of a unique Irish street theatre spectacle! A creative display of Ireland's talent, with music, dance, and theatrics. Performed by Macnas and supported by IDA Ireland and Culture Ireland
9:00pm-11:00pm  SXSW Outdoor Film Screenings SXSW Guess Pass 701 W. Riverside Dr. Darkon: 10th Anniversary screening and Heavy Metal Parking Lot: 30th Anniversary Screening

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Sunday, March 13

7:00am-9:00am Brooks Morning Runs  409 5th St. - SE Corner of Brush Square Park We believe a run can flat out change a day, a life, the world. Join us for our morning idea runs. We believe you will find your best idea of the day and leave inspired 
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge  Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle! 
9:00am-6:00pm

Bud Light UnCharted
Studio

Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Deloitte Got Mad Skills Lounge Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 3 and 4 Connect with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coder and thought leaders in a space that Deloitte Digital custom built for you to share who you are and what you do.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalator Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Living Room 6th St. and San Jacinto St.  Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways. 
10:00am–5:00pm

SXSW Job Market SXSW Guess Passpresented by Publicis Groupe

Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 1 A convenient meeting spot for innovative thinkers and companies. This space enables you to match your skills with 21st century, cutting-edge employers.
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Cente, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St.  No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center. 
11:00am-4:30pm Free Workshops SXSW Guess Pass AT&T Conference Center During these workshops, you'll learn new skills from seasoned practitioners and leave with the know-how to meet the next milestone in your professional life.
11:00am–6:00pm SX Create SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Dremel
Palmer Events Center Makers, hackers, and DIYers unite to showcase the disruptive solutions like 3D printing, drones, biohacking, robots, STEM, and much more, that are shaping the future.
11:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Hang out  6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways. 
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am-12:00am PULSE
Powered by Deloitte Digital
6th St. and Sabine St. People are noticing Deloitte Digital has a combination of right-brain/left-brain talent. Come watch as we unleash our creative talents on Sabine St. and 6th.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge 6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St.  Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
12:30pm-2:00pm SXSW Community Screenings: Austin School of Film Marchesa (Satellite Venue), 6226 Middle Fiskville Rd.  A screening of shorts created by first-time filmmakers at the Austin School of Film's ranging from narrative, experimental, Super 8 and animation.
7:30pm-9:00pm Dewey Winburne SXSW Guess PassCommunity Service Awards JW Marriott
110 E 2nd St.
This event celebrates the legacy of the co-founder of the SXSW Interactive Festival. 10 recipients will be honored for using technology to help others. Join us to hear their compelling stories.
8:00pm-10:30pm SXSW Outdoor Film Screenings SXSW Guess Pass Long Center Terr. 701 W. Riverside Dr. Smokey and the Bandit with an intro by The Bandit himself, Mr. Burt Reynolds.

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Monday, March 14

7:00am-9:00am  Brooks Morning Runs  409 5th St. - SE Corner of Brush Square Park We believe a run can flat out change a day, a life, the world. Join us for our morning idea runs. We believe you will find your best idea of the day and leave inspired  
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge   Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium  Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle!  
9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Deloitte Got Mad Skills Lounge Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 3 and 4 Connect with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coders, and thought leaders in a space that Deloitte Digital custom built for you to share who you are and what you do. 
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center   Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators  Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.   
9:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Living Room  6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways.  
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express  Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St.   No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.  
11:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Hang out  6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways. 
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am-12:00am PULSE
Powered by Deloitte Digital 
6th St. and Sabine St. People are noticing Deloitte Digital has a combination of right-brain/left-brain talent. Come watch as we unleash our creative talents on Sabine St. and 6th St.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge    6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.   
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Shelley King Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel
111 Cesar Chavez St. 
An ambassador of the Texan sound, Shelley King will be brining her Americana blues, folk, country rock and soul led vocals to an intimate venue.  
8:00pm-10:30pm SXSW Outdoor Film Screenings SXSW Guess Pass Long Center Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr. Cartoon Network presents: The Powerpuff Girls - Horn Sweet Horn premiere screening

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Tuesday, march 15

9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Deloitte Got Mad Skills Lounge Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 3 and 4 Connect with fellow artists, designers, big picture thinkers, digital strategists, coders, and thought leaders in a space that Deloitte Digital custom built for you to share who you are and what you do.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle!
9:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Living Room 6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways.
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St. No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am-6:00pm Ten-X Hang out 6th St. and San Jacinto St. Come mingle, hydrate, and catch a game at the Ten-X Street Closure. You won’t want to miss the second floor DJ, step and repeat, selfie station, and give-aways.
11:00am-12:00am PULSE
Powered by Deloitte Digital
6th St. and Sabine St. People are noticing Deloitte Digital has a combination of right-brain/left-brain talent. Come watch as we unleash our creative talents on Sabine St. and 6th St.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge 6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
5th St. and Trinity St.  Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
3:30pm-5:00pm SXSW Community Screenings: Austin School of Film's Youth M.A.F.I.A. Screening Vimeo Theater, 531 E 4th St.  A showcase highlighting films and animations completed in the Austin School of Film's SXSW Youth Outreach programs M.A.F.I.A (Make A Film In 24 Hours Competition).
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Rabbit Wilde and Sugar Dirt NXNW Second Play Stage at the Westin,
310 E. 5th Street
NXNW is proud to present the wonderful Rabbit Wilde in a stripped down happy hour show.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Big Phony Champions at the Courtyard Marriott, 
300 E. 4th St. 
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting. 
6:00pm-7:40pm  Second Play Stage ft. Jackson Boone Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel,
111 Cesar Chavez St. 
Experience an intimate performance by Jackson Boone with his misty magical vocals. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Suzanna Choffel and The Dead South Hyatt Regency.
208 Barton Springs Rd. 
Suzanna Choffel will perform her distinct vocals and reggae-inspired guitar technique and the boot-stomping acoustic configuration of The Dead South. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Walker Lukens and Jackie Venson Van Zandt Hotel, 605 Davis St.  Experience a great artist in an intimate and unusual venue.  
6:00pm-8:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Ceasetone, Janelle Kroll, and Saint Sister Liberty Tavern at the Hilton Hotel, 
500 E 4th St.
A great chance to see some great acts in an intimate location. 
8:00pm-12:00am McDonald’s Loft: MAGIC!, Hudson Themes, Bel Heir, Jared & the Mill  310 E 3rd St. Free and open to the public SXSW Music Festival Showcase at the McDonald's Loft. 
8:00pm-2:00am Plush Drum & Bass Night Plush, 617 Red river St. This SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be free and open to the public.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: JACK ft. DJ WILDPARTY, Rytmeklubben SXSW Guess Pass Elyisum, 705 Red River St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: SXAméricas: Zona Indie SXSW Guess Pass Sledge Hammer, 503 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.

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Wednesday, March 16

9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms. 
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center    Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more. 
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge  Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle! 
9:00am-6:00pm

#withtheband
presented by Marriott Rewards and Universal Music Group

JW Marriott Marriott Rewards is hosting daily showcases and activations that will get you so up close and personal with UMG artists that you feel like you’re #withtheband.
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St.  No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center. 
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge  6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity
St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.
 
12:00pm-6:00pm Brisk® Iced Tea 6th St. and Sabine St. Brisk® Iced Tea will be launching a new product at SXSW on March 16 and 17. Be among the first to try this bold new drink at 6th & Sabine St.
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St.  Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
5:45pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. Roo Panes and Carl Anderson
Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Rd.
British songwriter Roo Panes will perform his unmistakeable vocals mature beyond its years. Followed by the honest Nashvillian craftsman, Carl Anderson, praised for his earnest lyrics and rich vocals.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Luke Sweeney and Barbara Nesbitt NXNW Second Play Stage at The Westin
310 E. 5th St.
NXNW is proud to present Luke Sweeney at our Second Play Stage series of shows.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Rabbit Wilde  Champions at the Cortyard Mariott
300 4th St.
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. Soren Bryce and Luke Winslow-King
Embassy Suites Austin Downtown
300 S. Congress Avenue 
An opportunity to experience the sweetly serendipitous tones of Soren Bryce and Luke Winslow-King in an intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Lily & Madeleine and Prateek Kuhad Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Rd. 
Lily & Madeleine are two singer-songwriters with their own distinct musical personalities. Partake Kuhad will perform his minimal folk arrangements. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. The Marcus King Band
Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel
111 Cesar Chavez St.
Marcus King will delight with his distinctly southern musical accent of rock, blues, psychedelia, funk and soul.  
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. PHASES and Possessed by Paul James Van Zandt Hotel, 605 Davis St.   Experience a great artist in an intimate and unusual venue.
6:00pm-8:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Colin Gilmore & Bonnie Whitmore, Small Houses, and Say Girl Say Libert Tavern at the Hilton Hotel
500 E. 4th St.
An opportunity to experience some great artists in an intimate setting. Enjoy a show in an unconventional venue!
7:00pm-7:40pm Second Play stage ft. Carl Anderson  Omni Austin Downtown
700 San Jacinto Blvd
An opportunity to experience a great artist in an intimate setting.
7:00pm-12:00am Warriors Call Presents SXSW Guess Pass  PromiseLand Church  Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B, and Gospel 
8:00pm-2:00am Mad Classy ft. Wolf-E-Wolf, Geno Cochino SXSW Guess Pass Barcelona, 209 E 6th St. This SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be free and open to the public.
8:00pm-12:00am McDonald’s Loft: Air Traffic Controller, flor 310 E 6th St. Free and open to the public SXSW Music Festival Showcase at the McDonald's Loft.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Electric Church SXSW Guess Pass TenOak, 409 Colorado St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Indie Experimental Showcase SXSW Guess Pass The Hideout, 617 Congress Ave. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Muuy Biien, Sorority Noise, Leggy, and More SXSW Guess Pass Javelina, 69 Rainey St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Sara ∏, Stolar, Chadwick Stokes, The Accidentals, and More SXSW Guess Pass 18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N IH 35  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Sofie Winterson, Jane Weaver, Twin Limb, and More SXSW Guess Pass St. David's Historic Sanctuary, 301 E 8th St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-12:00am  Spotlight Showcase: Sounds from the World SXSW Guess Pass Departure Lounge, 311 W 5th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: SXAméricas: Zona Indie SXSW Guess Pass BD Riley's, 204 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Squid Lid, Plattenbau, and More SXSW Guess Pass Voodoo Donut, 212 E 6th St. See an official SXSW Music Festival showcase while you grab a tasty Voodoo Doughnut.
9:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Scarecrow, Daniel Ellsworth, ELEL, & More at Esther’s Follies SXSW Guess Pass  Esther's Follies
525 E 6th Street 
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.  

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Thursday March, 17

9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle!
9:00am-6:00pm

#withtheband
presented by Marriott Rewards and Universal Music Group

 JW Mariott Marriott Rewards is hosting daily showcases and activations that will get you so up close and personal with UMG artists that you feel like you’re #withtheband.
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St. No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.
11:00am-7:00pm Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café Experience 507 San Jacinto Austinites and visitors to the city will be invited to indulge in a signature Café Bustelo cafecito. Bands and artists will be stopping by the Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café for interviews, meet and greets, and, of course, a cup of delicious coffee.
11:00am–12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am–6:00pm Gear Expo Lounge
presented By Bohemian Guitars
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 Visit the Gear Expo Lounge Presented by Bohemian Guitars. Relax, meet up with friends, have a drink, charge you phone, catch up on emails, and check out performances in the Lounge   
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge 6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.
12:00pm-5:00pm Music is Universal
presented by Marriott Rewards and Universal Music Group and Styld.By Gap
JW Marriott  Artist showcases featuring the brightest new talent from Universal Music’s labels including DNCE, The Strumbellas and more.
12:00pm-6:00pm Brisk® Iced Tea 6th St. and Sabine St. Brisk® Iced Tea will be launching a new product at SXSW on March 16 and 17. Be among the first to try this bold new drink at 6th & Sabine St.
12:00pm–8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 The nexus of SXSW Gaming and is home to creativity and innovation in video games, toys, comics, and geek culture.
12:00pm-8:00pm Esports Tournament
Stage
 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Twitch, produced by GoodGame Agency
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A Super Smash Bros. Melee/Super Smash Bros. Wii U professionals have come to Austin to compete in a world-class tournament with thousands of dollars on the line. Who will emerge victorious?
12:00pm-8:00pm

Free Play Arcade Bunker SXSW Guess Pass

Austin Convention Center, Room 3 Relive some of the greatest games and compete in glorious arcade combat at the Free Play Arcade Bunker.
12:00pm-8:00pm Free Play PC Arena SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Logitech, produced by Asterozoa
Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB Play your favorite current games and compete against your friends in new ones with the best gaming rigs around at the Free Play PC Arena.
12:00pm-8:00pm Geek Stage SXSW Guess Pass 
presented by IGN Entertainment
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom C Witness some of the hottest upcoming games and titles of the year while meeting some of your favorite celebrities at the SXSW Gaming Geek Stage.
12:00pm-8:00pm

Mod Madness SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc.

Austin Convention Center, Third Floor Break, build, and enjoy all you favorite games during Mod Madness!
12:00pm-8:00pm

Tabletop Experience SXSW Guess Passpresented by Hasbro and Geek & Sundry

Austin Convention Center, Ballroom B  Visit the Tabletop Experience to learn new games, play old games, and have a good time around the table with friends.
12:00pm-10:00pm

Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 

Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
2:00pm–6:00pm SXSW Music Gear Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 An exhibition of musical equipment running the gamut from guitars to indie amp builders, keyboards, mics, pedals, DJ gear, music creation apps, and lots more.
2:00pm–6:00pm Flatstock 53 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by the American Poster Institute (API)
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 A three-day exhibition of concert posters created using varying styles, colors, and techniques by the world's top gig poster artists. Works are for sale by the very artists who created them.
4:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake: Deftones, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Brian Fallon, Parker Millsap, Carson McHone SXSW Guess Pass SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake, 800 W Riverside Dr. The SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake features a three-day series of charity beneficiary concert events, which are free-to-the-public with a SXSW Guest Pass.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Lilly Hates Roses Embassy Suites Austin Downtown 
300 S. Congress Avenue.
An opportunity to experience the indie and folk tones of Lilly Hates Roses. Their music has a little touch of avant-guard electronics accompanied by melancholic and personal lyrics.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Leo James Conroy and Al Scorch Wyndham Garden Hotel
3401 IH 35 
Experience an intimate performance by some great artists in an unconventional setting. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Flor and Sisters  NXNW Second Play Stage at The Westin
310 E. 5th St.
NXNW is proud to present Flor and Sisters in this extremely anticipated stripped back performance
6:00pm-7:40pm  Second Play Stage
ft. The Accidentals
and Kacy & Clayton
Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel
111 Cesar Chavez St. 
The Accidentals will bring their ground-breaking musical experience to this intimate venue, followed by the virtuous and pure vocals and finger style guitar accompaniment that is Kacy & Clayton. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Ian Fisher and Great American Canyon Band Omni Downtown Austin 
700 San Jacinto Blivd 
An opportunity to experience a great artist in an intimate setting. Enjoy a show in an unconventional venue! 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. The National Park and The Giving Tree Band Champions at the Courtyard Mariott
300 E. 4th St.  
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting. 
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Alexander Jean and Ceasetone Holiday Inn Express, 805 Neches St. Experience a great artist in a unique and intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Jay Nash and Jack Ingram Van Zandt Hotel, 605 Davis St. Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.   
6:00pm-8:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Lawrence Taylor, Alice Phoebe Taylor, and Julia Jaclin Liberty Tavern
at the Hilton Hotel
500 E. 4th St.
An opportunity to experience a great artist in an intimate setting. Enjoy a show in an unconventional venue!
6:00pm-8:00pm Second Play Stage  JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd St.
Experience a great artist in a unique and intimate setting.
7:00pm-12:00am Warriors Call Presents SXSW Guess Pass PromiseLand Church Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B, and Gospel
8:00pm-12:00am  McDonald’s Loft: LunchMoney Lewis, Estelle, Har Mar Superstar, Rozes 310 E 6th St. Free and open to the public SXSW Music Festival Showcase at the McDonald's Loft.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: IRL.org SXSW Guess Pass TenOak, 409 Colorado St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Lisa Goe Variety Show SXSW Guess Pass 18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N IH 35 This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-12:00am Spotlight Showcase: SXAmericas: Zona Indie SXSW Guess Pass Departure Lounge, 311 W 5th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am  The Rite Flyers, Guten Birds, Eyelid Kid, and More SXSW Guess Pass Voodoo Donut, 212 E 6th St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase Anacrusis: KiND, Them Vibes, Drawing North & More at Palm Door on Sabine SXSW Guess Pass

Palm Door
401 Sabine St.
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: ATX Composers - Graham Reynolds: Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance & More SXSW Guess Pass

The Hideout
617 Congress Ave
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.  
9:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: CeaseTone, The Sour Notes, Kytes & More At Esther's Follies SXSW Guess Pass

Esther's Follies
525 E 6th S. 
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 

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Friday, March 18

9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4 Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms.
9:00am-6:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.
9:00am-6:00pm

#withtheband
presented by Marriott Rewards and Universal Music Group

JW Mariott Marriott Rewards is hosting daily showcases and activations that will get you so up close and personal with UMG artists that you feel like you’re #withtheband.
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge  Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium  Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle! 
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St.  No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center.
11:00am-7:00pm Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café Experience 507 San Jacinto Austinites and visitors to the city will be invited to indulge in a signature Café Bustelo cafecito. Bands and artists will be stopping by the Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café for interviews, meet and greets, and, of course, a cup of delicious coffee.
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am–6:00pm SXSW Music Gear Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 An exhibition of musical equipment running the gamut from guitars to indie amp builders, keyboards, mics, pedals, DJ gear, music creation apps, and lots more.
11:00am–6:00pm Flatstock 53 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by the American Poster Institute (API)
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 A three-day exhibition of concert posters created using varying styles, colors, and techniques by the world's top gig poster artists. Works are for sale by the very artists who created them.
11:00am-6:00pm VR/AR Experience SXSW Guess Pass The Hilton Austin Downtown, 4th Floor Our new, hands-on exhibition, featuring a selection of the best new Virtual and Augmented reality technologies.
12:00pm-6:00pm WixMusic Day Party The Main - 610 E 6th St.

Check out awesome live acts and create your own website with help from the pros. Win merch and enjoy interactive activites. The perfect music networking hub.

12:00pm–8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 The nexus of SXSW Gaming and is home to creativity and innovation in video games, toys, comics, and geek culture.
12:00pm-6:00pm The Esurance Lounge 6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge.
12:00pm-6:00pm Lipton® Sparkling Flavor Lounge 6th St. and Sabine St. Lipton® Sparkling Flavor Lounge is coming to SXSW on March 18 and 19! Take a mid-afternoon break with NEW Citrus Green Tea flavor infused with #tinybubbles and jump in the adult-sized Ball Pit.
12:00pm-8:00pm Esports Tournament
Stage
 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Twitch, produced by GoodGame Agency 
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A  Super Smash Bros. Melee/Super Smash Bros. Wii U professionals have come to Austin to compete in a world-class tournament with thousands of dollars on the line. Who will emerge victorious? 
12:00pm-8:00pm Free Play Arcade Bunker SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Room 3 Relive some of the greatest games and compete in glorious arcade combat at the Free Play Arcade Bunker.
12:00pm-8:00pm Free Play PC Arena SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Logitech, produced by Asterozoa
Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB Play your favorite current games and compete against your friends in new ones with the best gaming rigs around at the Free Play PC Arena. 
12:00pm-8:00pm Mod Madness SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Room 7 Break, build, and enjoy all you favorite games during Mod Madness!
12:00pm-8:00pm

Tabletop Experience SXSW Guess Passpresented by Hasbro and Geek & Sundry

Austin Convention Center, Ballroom B Visit the Tabletop Experience to learn new games, play old games, and have a good time around the table with friends. 
12:00pm-10:00pm

SIlent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass 
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 

Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
4:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage: Coheed and Cambria, Wolfmother, Beach Slang, Tijuana Panthers SXSW Guess Pass SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake, 800 W Riverside Dr. The SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake features a three-day series of charity beneficiary concert events, which are free-to-the-public with a SXSW Guest Pass.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Alicia Witt, Field Division, and Ruby Vell & The Soulphonics Liberty Tavern
the Hilton Hotel
500 E. 4th St. 
An opportunity to experience some great artists in an intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft.The National Parks and Suzanna Choffel
Embassy Suites Austin Downtown
300 S. Congress Avenue 
The National Parks will bring their indie pop anthems and energetic performances to an intimate venue, followed by the distinct vocals of Austin’s native, Suzanna Choffel.  
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Quebe Sisters and Cicada Rhythm Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel
111 Cesar Chavez St. 
 Quebe Sisters are a Texan trio who are known for their authentic multi-part harmonies and Cicada Rhythm provides an effortless elegance of arrangements, interplayed with the Southern Gothic tones.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Luke Wade and Ron Pope Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Rd
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. Drake White
Champions at the Courtyard Marriott
300 E. 4th St. 
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Kay Weathers and Catch Fever   Holiday Inn Express, 805 Neches St. Experience a great artist in a unique and intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Say Girl Say and Ava Raiin Van Zandt Hotel, 605 Davis St. Experience a great artist in a unique and intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. Curtis McMurtry and Velvet Caravan
Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3401 IH 35  Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting. 
6:00pm-8:00pm Second Play Stage  JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd St.
Experience an intimate gig in an intimate and unconventional venue.
7:00pm-12:00am Vision Media: Inside Gospel Live SXSW Guess Pass Carver Museum Boyd Vance Theater  Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel
7:00pm-12:00am Warriors Call Presents SXSW Guess Pass PromiseLand Church Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel
7:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: The Killing Floor, Fizzy Blood, Flying Ipis, The Blind Suns & More at BD Riley’s SXSW Guess Pass

BD Riley's
204 E 6th St. 
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-12:00am

McDonald’s Loft: Banners, MSTRKRFT, Secret Weapons, Arkells

310 E 3rd St. Free and open to the public SXSW Music Festival Showcase at the McDonald's Loft.
8:00pm-2:00am Nerdcore Hip-Hop Showcase SXSW Guess Pass Voodoo Donuts See the Nerdcore hip-hop showcase while you grab a tasty Voodoo Doughnut.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Barry Adamson, My Jerusalem, Royal Teeth, and More SXSW Guess Pass Esther's Follies, 525 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-12:00am Spotlight Showcase: BMI Latin SXSW Guess Pass Departure Lounge, 311 E 5th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Chemical Burn, Joliette, Illustration, and More Sledge Hammer, 503 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Mr. Kitty, Pastel Ghost, My Gold Mask, and More SXSW Guess Pass Iron Bear, 121 W 8th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Platonick Dive, Holy Nothing, o13, and More SXSW Guess Pass The Hideout, 617 Congress Ave.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: REProduce Indie Artists SXSW Guess Pass Speakeasy Kabaret, 412 Congress Ave. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: Superior Music SXSW Guess Pass The Velveeta Room, 512 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: The Nightowls, Formation, Sphynx, and More SXSW Guess Pass Palm Door on Sabine, 401 Sabine St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: The Rocketboys, Trapper Schoepp, Wildcat Apollo, We Are The Willows SXSW Guess Pass Lambers, 401 W 2nd St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: The Soft White Sixties, Heaters, Capsula, and More SXSW Guess Pass Javelina, 69 Rainey St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am Spotlight Showcase: The Vanity, Santah, Pageantry, Black Books, Casual Strangers, and More SXSW Guess Pass TenOak, 409 Coloardo St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Paperwhite, The Wild Reeds, The Heart Collectors, & More at 18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn SXSW Guess Pass

18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn
500 N I-35 Frontage Rd. 
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 

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Saturday, March 19

9:00am-6:00pm Bud Light UnCharted
Studio
 
Austin Convention Center, outside of Exhibit Hall 4  Bud Light Studio will feature innovative and never-before seen music creation platforms. 
9:00am-6:00pm #withtheband
presented by Marriott Rewards and UMG
JW Marriott Marriott Rewards is hosting daily showcases and activations that will get you so up close and personal with UMG artists that you feel like you’re #withtheband.
9:00am-6:00pm Mazda Lounge   Austin Convention Center, Solar Atrium   Get inspired, get connected, or just chill at the Mazda Inspiration Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Mazda will provide unique experiences, giveaways, and more! Attendees can register for the Mazda Express shuttle!  
10:00am-6:00pm Mazda Express  Austin Convention Center, outside at Trinity St. and 2nd St.  No need to hail a cab. Mazda’s convenient shuttle service, Mazda Express, has you covered. Ride in comfort and style to any SXSW location. Save time by preregistering or sign up at the Austin Convention Center. 
 11:00am-7:00pm Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café Experience 507 San Jacinto  Austinites and visitors to the city will be invited to indulge in a signature Café Bustelo cafecito. Bands and artists will be stopping by the Café Bustelo Pop-Up Café for interviews, meet and greets, and, of course, a cup of delicious coffee.
11:00am-12:00am SouthBites™ Trailer Park 604 Driskill St. A variety of hand-picked, quality food vendors that offer an assortment of gourmet selections for SXSW attendees and the general public.
11:00am–6:00pm SXSW Music Gear Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 An exhibition of musical equipment running the gamut from guitars to indie amp builders, keyboards, mics, pedals, DJ gear, music creation apps, and lots more.
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Music Gear Expo Lounge
Presented by Bohemian Guitars
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4  Relax, meet up with friends, have a drink, charge your phone, catch up on emails, and check out performances in the Music Gear Expo Lounge, Presented by Bohemian Guitars.
11:00am–6:00pm Flatstock 53 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by the American Poster Institute (API)
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4 A three-day exhibition of concert posters created using varying styles, colors, and techniques by the world's top gig poster artists. Works are for sale by the very artists who created them.
12:00pm-6:00pm WixMusic Day Party The Main - 610 E 6th St.

Check out awesome live acts and create your own website with help from the pros. Win merch and enjoy interactive activites. The perfect music networking hub.

12:00pm–8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo SXSW Guess Pass Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 The nexus of SXSW Gaming, home to creativity and innovation in video games, toys, comics, and geek culture.
12:00pm-8:00pm Esports Tournament
Stage
 SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Twitch, produced by GoodGame Agency
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom A Super Smash Bros. Melee/Super Smash Bros. Wii U professionals have come to Austin to compete in a world-class tournament with thousands of dollars on the line. Who will emerge victorious?
12:00pm-8:00pm Free Play Arcade Bunker SXSW Guess Pass  Austin Convention Center, Room 3 Relive some of the greatest games and compete in glorious arcade combat at the Free Play Arcade Bunker.
12:00pm-8:00pm Free Play PC Arena SXSW Guess Pass
presented by Curse Inc. and Logitech, produced by Asterozoa
Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB Play your favorite current games and compete against your friends in new ones with the best gaming rigs around at the Free Play PC Arena.
12:00pm-8:00pm

Mod Madness SXSW Guess Pass
produced by Curse Inc.

Austin Convention Center, Third Floor Break, build, and enjoy all you favorite games during Mod Madness!
12:00pm-8:00pm

Tabletop Experience SXSW Guess Passpresented by Hasbro and Geek & Sundry

Austin Convention Center, Ballroom B   Visit the Tabletop Experience to learn new games, play old games, and have a good time around the table with friends.
12:00pm-8:00pm

Geek Stage SXSW Guess Pass
presented by IGN Entertainment

Austin Convention Center, Ballroom C  Witness some of the hottest upcoming games and titles of the year while meeting some of your favorite celebrities at the SXSW Gaming Geek Stage.
12:00pm-5:00pm Esurance in the Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center, base of the escalators Esurance is helping you get the most out of SXSW. Visit the Austin Convention Center to get an #EsuranceAccess Pass: your ticket to customized daily schedules, exclusive access, premium prizes, and more.   
12:00pm-5:00pm The Esurance Lounge 6th St. and Trinity St. With an #EsuranceAccess Pass, you’ll gain entry to the Esurance Lounge on the corner of 6th St. and Trinity St. where you could score more cool prizes, enjoy exclusive events, or just sit back, relax, and recharge. 
12:00pm-6:00pm Lipton® Sparkling Flavor Lounge 6th St. and Sabine St. Lipton® Sparkling Flavor Lounge is coming to SXSW on March 18 and 19! Take a mid-afternoon snack break with NEW Citrus Green Tea flavor infused with #tinybubbles and jump in the adult-sized Ball Pit. 
12:00pm-10:00pm Silent Room by Simon Heijdens SXSW Guess Pass 
Supported by Dutch Culture USA 
Trinity St. and 5th St. Find the essence of SXSW through its opposite. Silent Room is a fully soundproofed space in the middle of the festival. Experience absolute and complete silence, a completely unmediated state.
12:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage: SXAméricas presents Intocable, Grupo Fantasma, Systema Solar, and More SXSW Guess Pass SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake, 800 W Riverside Dr.  The SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake features a three-day series of charity beneficiary concert events, which are free-to-the-public with a SXSW Guest Pass.
4:30pm-6:00pm Doug Loves Movies (Podcast Recording) Stateside Theater - 719 Congress Ave. Comedian Doug Benson invites guests from the comedy and film worlds to sit down and discuss his first love: movies! Join Doug and friends for an afternoon of cinematic nerdery and trivia games.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft Shelley King Omni Downtown Austin 700 San Jacinto Blvd An opportunity to experience a great artist in an intimate setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. The Dead South
and Say Girl Say
Embassy Suites Austin Downtown
300 S. Congress Avenue 
The Dead South are bringing their fun, modern hillbilly melodies from Regina, Saskatchewan to SXSW, followed by the genre bending duo of Say Girl Say from Houston, Texas.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage
ft. Walker Lukens and Robbie Fulks
Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Rd.
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-8:00pm Second Play Stage  JW Marriott
110 E. 2nd St.
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-8:40pm Second Play Stage ft HollMacve, James TW, and Trapper Schoepp Liberty Tavern
at the Hilton Hotel
500 E. 4th St.
An opportunity to experience some great artists in an intimate setting.
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Torgier Waldermar Champions at the Courtyard Marriott
300 E. 4th St. 
Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting. 
6:00pm-6:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Smooth Hound Smithand The Wet Secrets Dine Restaurant at the Radisson Hotel
111 Cesar Chavez 
Smooth Hound Smith is a foot stompin' American roots duo comprised of "one-man-band" Zack Smith (guitars/vocals/foot drums/harmonicas/banjo) and Caitlin Doyle (vocals/percussion).
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. D & Chi and Curtis McMurty Holiday Inn Express, 805 Neches St. Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting.
6:00pm-7:40pm Second Play Stage ft. Leslie Powell and Luke Wade Van Zandt Hotel, 605 Davis St. Experience an intimate performance by a great artist in an unconventional setting. 
6:30pm-8:00pm 4th Annual Cosplay Competition  Austin Convention Center, Ballroom C  Cosplay enthusiast or fan of awesome costumes? Don’t miss out on our exquisite performance during the 4th Annual Cosplay Competition. 
7:00pm-12:00am Warriors Call Presents SXSW Guess Pass PromiseLand Church Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel
7:00pm-12:00am Capitol View Arts Presents SXSW Guess Pass Carver Museum Boyd Vance Theater Positive Values, Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel
8:00pm-2:00am Cover Bands: Capsula (performing The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars), HeartByrne, and More Emo's, 2015 E Riverside Dr. This SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be free and open to the public.
8:00pm-2:00am

Loyalty Firm ft. Beat Imprint, Total Unicorn, My Education, Think No Think, and MoreSXSW Guess Pass
presented by the Loyalty Firm

Voodoo Donut, 212 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-12:00am

McDonald’s Loft: Ron Pope, Escondido, Alexx Mack

310 E 3rd St. Free and open to the public SXSW Music Festival Showcase at the McDonald's Loft.
8:00pm-10:00pm

Third Annual Gaming Awards SXSW Guess Pass
presented by G2A, Curse Inc., Windows Games DX, Twitch, IGN Entertainment, Imaginary Forces, and Porter Noveli.

The Hilton Austin, Downtown  The SXSW Gaming Awards, with hosts Jacksepticeye and Rachel Quirico, is the magnificent closing act of the SXSW Gaming event.
8:00pm-1:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Emily Wolfe, The Gills, & More at Trinity Hall at Old School SXSW Guess Pass

Trinitity Hall at Old School
401 E 6th 
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.  
8:00pm-1:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Cover Bands at Emo’s - Capsula [performing The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars], HeartByrne & More SXSW Guess Pass

Emo's
2015 E Riverside Dr.
This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: AKW, Chaos Chaos, Tiffany Alvord, and More SXSW Guess Pass

18th Floor at Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N IH 35 This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Better Person, Tele Novella, Hibou, Big Thief, and More SXSW Guess Pass

Bar 96, 96 Rainey St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Coyote Union, JP Hoe, and More SXSW Guess Pass

Palm Door on Sabine, 401 Sabine St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.  
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: ECM SXSW Guess Pass

TenOak, 409 Colorado St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Funk Night SXSW Guess Pass

Half Step, 75 and 1/2 Rainey St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Hermoso Ruido SXSW Guess Pass

Maggie Mae's, 323 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Miles, Blank Range, The People The Poet, and More SXSW Guess Pass

Lucille, 77 Rainey St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Pastel Ghost, DESAMPA, BIRTHH, and More SXSW Guess Pass

 The Townsend, 718 Congress Ave. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Pirates Canoe, Lavender Country, Jad Fair, and More SXSW Guess Pass

The Hideout, 617 Congress Ave. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Runaway Saints, Victoria+Jean, Harts, Breanna Barbara SXSW Guess Pass

Esther's Follies, 525 E 6th St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Sharkmuffin, Baby Shakes, White Miles, The Ghost Wolves, and More SXSW Guess Pass

BD Riley's, 204 E 6th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-1:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Soren Bryce, David C Clements, Dirty Little Blondes, and More SXSW Guess Pass

Departure Lounge, 311 W 5th St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Summer Heart, Aries, Night Drive, and More SXSW Guess Pass

Icenhauer's, 83 Rainey St. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass.
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: SXAméricas: Zona Indie SXSW Guess Pass

Soho Lounge, 217 E 6th St.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. 
8:00pm-2:00am

Spotlight Showcase: Sol Collective at Speakeasy SXSW Guess Pass

Speakeasy, 412 Congress Ave.  This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. Double stage showcase with Speakeasy Kabaret. 
8:00pm-2:00am  Spotlight Showcase: Sol Collective at Speakeasy Kabaret SXSW Guess Pass Speakeasy Kabaret, 412 Congress Ave. This spotlight SXSW Music Festival Showcase will be open to the public with a Guest Pass. Double stage showcase with Speakeasy.

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Sunday, march 20 

8:00pm-2:00am Official SXSW Music Closing Party Palm Door on Sixth, 508 E 6th St. The official SXSW Music 2016 Closing Party will be free, open to the public, and feature Jonathan Toubin’s Soul-Clap at Dance-Off with $100 Cash Prize, plus more performances! 

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