SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (SXSW)
MARCH 8 – 16, 2024
“Sounds Australia has been an integral partner for SXSW. Their knowledge of the global market and their connections within the Australian music industry have proven beneficial each year, as they consistently put together one of the best packages of musician showcases at SXSW.” Peter Lewis SXSW
Each year in Austin, Texas, the SXSW Music Festival brings artists, fans and music professionals together with film and tech industry creatives for a unique celebration, discussion and exploration of music — discovering new talent, making personal and business connections and enjoying a week of great live performances.
Not limited by genre or regional focus, everyone from fans and fellow musicians to industry professionals and creatives from every field can enjoy a variety of musical styles at SXSW. New, developing, and established Showcasing Artists from 60+ countries are represented each year amongst the 2,000 official performers looking to enhance their careers by reaching new audiences.
Showcases are curated by SXSW in collaboration with record labels, booking agencies, management and PR firms, export offices, publishers, media outlets, lifestyle brands, festivals, and more. Performances take place in bars, clubs, parks, churches, and hotels around downtown Austin.
Artists who have showcased at SXSW include Alison Wonderland, Amyl & The Sniffers, Amy Shark, Angie McMahon, Courtney Barnett, Dean Lewis, DMA’S, Dune Rats, Emma Louise, Flight Facilities, Flume, G Flip, Gang of Youths, Guy Sebastian, Hatchie, Hiatus Kaiyote, Hockey Dad, Julia Jacklin, Kasey Chambers, Karnivool, King Parrot, Kirin J Callinan, Mallrat, Matt Corby, Methyl Ethel, Middle Kids, Nick Murphy, Peking Duk, Remi, RUFUS DU SOL, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, RVG, Stella Donnelly, The Teskey Brothers, Tkay Maidza, Troye Sivan, Vance Joy, Violent Soho and What So Not.