SXSW 2015 Music Festival Now Accepting Artist Applications

March 17-22, 2015 in Austin, TX

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival is now accepting applications for artists to perform at the world famous SXSW Music Festival at SXSW Music takes place Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Austin, Texas.

Apply now for the opportunity to perform for the 28,000 industry representatives including over 2,800 media representatives and the thousands of fans in attendance. A showcasing act at SXSW has the unique opportunity to play in one of Austin's many live music venues along with acts from all over the world. SXSW hosts acts in every stage of their development including music legends such as Lady Gaga, Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, Smokey Robinson, Blondie, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Iggy Pop, Depeche Mode, Juanes, Prince, and Justin Timberlake. Join the ranks of Future Islands, Kelis, HyunA, Fitz & The Tantrums, Alabama Shakes, Bomba Estereo, Mumford and Sons, Haim, Ana Tijoux, Skrillex, Kendrick Lamar, Cafe Tacvba, Richie Hawtin, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, St. Vincent, The xx, Aloe Blacc and so many more by gaining career changing exposure and publicity from the amazing mix of influential participants that attend SXSW every year. Sonicbids is the exclusive online musical event submission platform of the 2015 SXSW Music Festival. To apply, go to All applications must be submitted no later than October 10, 2014. Application fees are $33 for early submissions, $45 for applications submitted after September 12, 2014.

Listen now to SXSWfm at to enjoy programming of all kinds of music from previous festivals. Stay tuned to hear the music of SXSW 2015 Showcasing Artists as they are announced.

South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival, taking place March 17 - 22, 2015, features a legendary festival showcasing more than 2,300 musical acts of all genres from around the globe on over one hundred stages in downtown Austin. By day, the Austin Convention Center comes alive with conference registrants and performing artists partaking of a full agenda of informative, provocative panel discussions featuring hundreds of speakers of international stature and conducting business in the Trade Show. In its 29th year, SXSW remains an essential event on the music industry calendar. For more information, access our website at

SXSW Music Conference and Festival is sponsored by Miller Lite, AT&T, IFC, The Austin Chronicle and Sonicbids.