Now apply even earlier for consideration to play our 28th annual SXSW Music Festival! Showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin, TX's famous live music venues, for over 25,000 industry representatives and fellow musicians combined, plus over 3,000 media members and thousands of fans in attendance. Apply for the opportunity to play with acts from all over world. Of the 2,200 plus showcasing artists in 2013, nearly 600 international acts performed, representing 55 different countries.
SXSW hosts acts in every stage of their development, including music legends such as Dave Grohl, Stevie Nicks, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, LL Cool Jay, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Depeche Mode. Join the ranks of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Mumford and Sons, Florence and The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, The Strokes and so many more, by benefiting from career changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential participants who attend SXSW every year.