The 2018 SXSW Conference & Music Festival is the destination for influential music industry professionals, international media, and fans alike who all share a passion for new music discovery. Industry discussions, artist interviews, and boundless networking opportunities occur by day, while evenings provide a comprehensive mix of brand new, up-and-coming, international, and legendary artists in venues throughout Austin.
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We’ve streamlined the conference into one unified event with 26 tracks of programming offering a wealth of content for the multi-disciplinary SXSW community. The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to engage with a diverse array of today’s thinkers, innovators, and leaders.
A Music Badge will get you primary access to all SXSW Conference Music & Convergence Tracks, Music Festival showcases, Comedy Festival showcases, and more. In addition, it will also grant secondary access to most Interactive and Film programming.
2018 SXSW Music Tracks include:
Each year the SXSW Music Festival hosts a comprehensive mix of brand new, up-and-coming, international, and legendary artists performing just about everywhere around Austin, Texas. The festival is the destination for influential music industry professionals and fans alike.
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