Registration for SXSW Music allows you access to all daytime events at the Austin Convention Center, entry into official SXSW day parties, the Trade Show which opens on Wednesday and runs through Friday and priority access into all SXSW nighttime showcases. In addition, registration will allow you to access the 2009 Online Registrants Directory, a great tool to aid in planning your SXSW meetings and networking throughout the year. Click on sxsw.com/musicto learn more and to register to attend.
SXSW is now accepting showcase applications for music acts to perform at the 2009 music festival. This year you have a choice of two ways to apply - both online to save you the trek to the post office. Submit your online application from our website sxsw.com/music/shows/applyor apply through Sonicbids www.sonicbids.com/sxsw.The deadlines are October 24, 2008 for international artists and November 8, 2008 for artists in the USA. The fees are $25 for early submissions and $35 for applications submitted after September 26, 2008.