The South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals run March 12-18 in Austin, Texas. Experience a unique opportunity to explore the world of the interactive, film, music, and comedic industries. Parties, performances, awards, screenings, and showcases are held at various event locations throughout Austin.
Join us for an epic week of fun and entertainment. Our downtown hotels place you at the center of SXSW events. We are only steps from Sixth Street and directly across from the Austin Convention Center.
Not limited in genre or regional focus, audiences can enjoy a variety of musical styles. With over 200 showcasing artists and acts from 32 countries, this festival is one of the best ways to discover music next year’s best new artists.
Some of this year’s rising stars include:
And many, many more!
Follow the 2018 official SXSW Music Festival playlist on Spotify and YouTube
music videos to start enjoying the highlighted artists before you attend the festival!
To get primary access to all showcases, Music, and Convergence tracks at the festival, be sure to register for a Music Badge. You will also get secondary access to Interactive and Film Content.
Additionally, all SXSW registrants will get access to SXSW Gaming, SXSW Create, SXSW Job Market, Flatstock Poster Show, Registrants Lounge, Spotlights, The SXSW Community Service Awards, SouthBites Trailer Park, and the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake concerts.
With a location only minutes from Sixth Street and the Austin Convention Center, our hotels offer top accommodations near SXSW events.