Insiders Guide to Navigating #SXSW #2018

Insiders Guide to Navigating #SXSW #2018

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This year I worked with the SXSW programming team to organize some really great activities. So if your looking for a job, interested in a skills upgrade, need advice navigating your career path, see what's changing in the Wellness industry or just a SX newbie..

..Here's some great opportunities for you. 

Best part is there is no cost, since it's available with a just a Guest Pass Details below (Only requires you to register credentials):

https://guestpass.sxsw.com/

I'll be adding secret links to info that i've found over the years at the bottom, so check back soon:

Guest Pass Events

Wellness Expo – New for 2018! | March 10 & 11 from 11am-6pm

Job Market | March 10 & 11 from 10am-5pm

SXSW + General Assembly | March 10 & 11 from 11am-4:30pm

Outdoor Film Screening: Cartoon Network on the Green | March 12 from 6:30pm-9pm

For the third year in a row, Cartoon Network presents a fun-filled family event open to all fans. The party begins at 6:30pm with games and activities prior to the screening. The screening is from 8pm-9pm.

Flatstock 65 | March 15 from 12pm-6pm, March 16 & 17 from 11am-6pm

SXSW Marketplace | March 15 from 12pm-6pm, March 16 & 17 from 11am-6pm

Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake Presented by MGM Resorts | March 15 – 17 from 4pm-10pm (View Entry Conditions and Rules)

Thursday, March 15 | Dream Out Loud presented by Voto Latino
5:15 PM – Centavrvs
6:15 PM – El Freaky Colectivo & Friends
7:15 PM – TBA
8:30 PM – Los Lobos

Friday, March 16
6:00 PM – Caamp
6:45 PM – Albert Hammond Jr.
7:40 PM – Shakey Graves
8:45 PM – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Saturday, March 17
5:00 PM – Bidi Bidi Banda
6:00 PM – Night Drive
7:00 PM – A Giant Dog
8:00 PM – Shinyribs
9:00 PM – Roky Erickson

+ More

Explore sxsw.com/free for a full list of SXSW 2018 free events.

Here's the extended List:

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

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8:00am3:00pmSXSW EDU Learning ExpoAustin Convention CenterThe Learning Expo is a community event designed to encourage and inspire learners of all ages to identify and reach their education and career goals.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 8

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 5:00pm 6:00pmJoe Crepusculo - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & Belle The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

 6:00pm 7:00pmAdam Torres - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & Belle The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 9

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9:00am5:30pmFit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition 307 East 2nd StreetRefuel at the Fit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition. Enjoy delicious Herbalife Nutrition protein shakes, iced teas, snacks and snap a pic diving into ball pit or in our photo experience, showcasing soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

6:00pm 7:00pmCurtis McMurthy - Second Play StageEmbassy SuitesThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm 7:00pmZac Wilkerson - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmFolk Uke - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

7:00pm8:00pmLola Tried - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmKalu & The Electric Joint - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 10

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9:00am5:30pmFit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition  307 East 2nd StreetRefuel and recharge at the Fit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition. Enjoy delicious Herbalife Nutrition protein shakes, snacks and iced teas. Snap a photo in our ball pit or in our photo experience showcasing soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

10:00am5:00pmJob Market Palmer Events CenterJoin SXSW as we continue to inspire and connect professionals from around the world. A convenient meeting spot for innovative thinkers and companies, the Job Market enables these professionals to match their skills with cutting-edge employers.

11:00am12:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to User Experience DesignPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

11:00am12:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Coding - Introduction to Coding - HTML & CSSPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

11:00am12:30pmFaces of Austin 2018Satellite Venue: AFS CinemaFaces of Austin showcases shorts by local filmmakers that reflect the diverse faces, voices, and experiences of our City.

11:00am6:00pmWellness Expo Palmer Events CenterThe SXSW Wellness Expo is dedicated to fueling your mind, body, and soul. This exhibition brings together thousands of SXSW attendees interested in healthy living and companies in the continually growing health and wellness industry.

11:00am9:00pmRoaster's VillageSouthBites Trailer Park LotSXSW is excited to welcome the specialty coffee and tea industry in 2018 with the introduction of Roasters Village in the SouthBites Trailer Park, curated to feature the top brands in the growing industry.

12:30pm 1:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Visual DesignPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

12:30pm 1:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to JavascriptPalmer Events CenterA showcase of short fiction and documentaries by students from the Austin Community College Radio-Television-Film Department. ACC RTF cultivates media-makers through immersive programs in screen storytelling and creative digital production.

1:30pm 3:00pmSXSW Community Screening: ACC Sneak PeeksSatellite Venue: AFS CinemaJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

2:00pm 3:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Data AnalyticsPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

2:00pm 3:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Design Thinking in PracticePalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

3:30pm 4:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Data SciencePalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

3:30pm 4:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Design Your Dream JobPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

4:00pm 5:30pmSXSW Community Screening: AFS  Satellite Venue: AFS CinemaThe AFS ShortCase is an annual program short films produced by Austin Film Society MAKE members.

6:00pm 7:00pmLeon of Athens - Second Play Stage

Hilton Austin Taco Project

The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.6:00pm 7:00pmTori Forsyth - Second Play Stage 

Austin Marriott South

The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

6:00pm  7:00pmSwimming With Bears - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmLey Line - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmThe Gary - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

8:00pm9:00pmChill Russell - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

8:00pm 9:00pm Indrajit Banerjee - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 11

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9:00am5:30pmFit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition 307 East 2nd StreetRefuel and recharge at the Fit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition. Enjoy delicious Herbalife Nutrition protein shakes, snacks and iced teas. Snap a photo in our ball pit or in our photo experience showcasing soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

10:00am5:00pmJob Market Palmer Events CenterJoin SXSW as we continue to inspire and connect professionals from around the world. A convenient meeting spot for innovative thinkers and companies, the Job Market enables these professionals to match their skills with cutting-edge employers.

11:00am12:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Digital MarketingPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

11:00am12:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Attract, Reskill, and Retain TalentPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

11:00am12:30pmAustin Film School of Community WorksSatellite Venue: AFS CinemaSelected works from Austin School of Film's Filmmaking, Animation and Experimental Filmmaking courses. All work is created by real-life students and highlighting their experience as filmmakers and artists through new work and short films.

11:00am6:00pmWellness Expo Palmer Events CenterThe SXSW Wellness Expo is dedicated to fueling your mind, body, and soul. This exhibition brings together thousands of SXSW attendees interested in healthy living and companies in the continually growing health and wellness industry.

11:00am9:00pmRoaster's VillageSouthBites Trailer Park LotSXSW is excited to welcome the specialty coffee and tea industry in 2018 with the introduction of Roasters Village in the SouthBites Trailer Park, curated to feature the top brands in the growing industry.

12:30pm1:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Creating Your Social Media StrategyPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

12:30pm1:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Product ManagementPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

2:00pm3:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Hella Good ContentPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

2:00pm3:00pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Get Funded - How to PitchPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

3:30pm4:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Intro to Google AnalyticsPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

3:30pm4:30pmGeneral Assembly + SXSW Present: Resume Reboot, Revamp and RefocusPalmer Events CenterJoin General Assembly and SXSW at the Palmer Events Center for 2 days of FREE classes on today's hottest tech topics and desired skills.

5:00pm6:30pmFilms for the ForestSatellite Venue: AFS CinemaFilms for the Forest is an international short-film challenge created by Rainforest Partnership to create awareness about the importance of preserving tropical rainforests and its link to climate change.

6:00pm7:00pmCalliope Musicals - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmBeat Root Revival - Second-Play Stage Hilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

6:00pm 7:00pmAsk Carol - Second Play StageEmbassy SuitesThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmScott Collins - Second Play Stage Austin Marriott South The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmGo Fever - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmJenny Reynolds - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmMoonlight Breakfast - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmLIP - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmHarry Edohoukwa - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

9:00pm11:10pmUT Radio-Television-Film Longhorn Denius Student ShowcaseRollins Theatre at The Long CenterThe UT RTF Longhorn Denius Student Film Showcase highlights a rich diversity of recent fiction and documentary student films from The University of Texas at Austin's Radio-Television-Film department.

     

     

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MONDAY, MARCH 12

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9:00am5:30pmFit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition 307 East 2nd StreetRefuel and recharge at the Fit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition. Enjoy delicious Herbalife Nutrition protein shakes, snacks and iced teas. Snap a photo in our ball pit or in our photo experience showcasing soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

11:00am9:00pmRoaster's VillageSouthBites Trailer Park LotSXSW is excited to welcome the specialty coffee and tea industry in 2018 with the introduction of Roasters Village in the SouthBites Trailer Park, curated to feature the top brands in the growing industry.

6:00pm7:00pmMargaret Chavez - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmFabrizio Cammarata - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmCanvas People - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm9:00pmSXSW Community Service Awards Driskill BallroomThis event celebrates the spirit of community unique to SXSW. Six individuals and six organizations will be recognized for their outstanding commitment to community service and awarded grants to continue their work.

6:30pm9:00pmCartoon Network on the Green Cartoon Network on the GreenFor the third year in a row, Cartoon Network presents a fun-filled family event open to all fans. The party begins at 6:30 p.m. with games and activities prior to the screening.

7:00pm8:00pmEstupida Erikah - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

7:00pm8:00pmScott Collins - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

7:00pm8:00pmWILD - Second Play Stage Hotel Van Zandt The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

8:00pm9:00pmGanges - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco Project The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmHarry Pane - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 13

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9:00am3:00pmFit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition 307 East 2nd StreetRefuel and recharge at the Fit + Fuel Station by Herbalife Nutrition. Enjoy delicious Herbalife Nutrition protein shakes, snacks and iced teas. Snap a photo in our ball pit or in our photo experience showcasing soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

2:00pm4:00pmWashington State Wine presents Quesoff, a Hot Luck pop-upSouthBites Trailer Park Lot The annual Quesoff has become the premiere Austin culinary competition where laymen and women compete against restaurants and top chefs to claim the title of Best Queso in Austin.  

6:00pm7:00pmFenster - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmSea Moya - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmCandace - Second Play StageEmbassy SuitesThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmAshley Henry Trio - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmBifannah - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmTiny Ruins - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm8:00pmThe Magnettes - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmThe Elliotts - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmNoah Slee - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

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3:00pm4:00pmLos Wilds - Second-Play StageInterContinental Stephen F Austin The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

4:00pm5:00pm Jade Imagine - Second-Play StageInterContinental Stephen F AustinThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

5:00pm6:00pm Gabriel Wolfchild - Second-Play StageInterContinental Stephen F AustinThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmLola Tried - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmAri Roar - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmOnly Girl - Second-Play Stage Hotel IndigoThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm 7:00pmLeon of Athens - Second Play StageEmbassy SuitesThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

6:00pm7:00pmAnna Wise - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm 8:00pm Lucy Spraggan - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm 8:00pm Gemma Ray - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & BelleThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

7:00pm 8:00pmFenster - Second-Play StageHotel Indigo The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm 8:00pmThandi Phoenix - Second-Play Stage Embassy SuitesThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

7:00pm 8:00pmThe Wild Now - Second Play StageHotel Van ZandtThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmHater - Second-Play StageHilton Austin Taco ProjectThe SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening.

8:00pm9:00pmMiddlespoon - Second-Play StageHilton Cannon & Belle The SXSW Second Play Stage series features official SXSW Artists performing stripped-back Happy Hour sets at selected Austin hotels throughout the event. Free and open to the public and all badges, this is an excellent opportunity to catch an act before heading out for the evening. 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15

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12:00pm6:00pmFlatstock 65 Austin Convention CenterPresented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock displays the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them.

12:00pm6:00pmMarketplace Austin Convention CenterIn its second year, SXSW Marketplace brings together local Austin boutiques and hand-selected national and global brands to create a unique shopping experience at the epicenter of SXSW.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 16

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11:00am6:00pmFlatstock 65 Austin Convention CenterPresented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock displays the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them.

11:00am6:00pmMarketplace Austin Convention CenterIn its second year, SXSW Marketplace brings together local Austin boutiques and hand-selected national and global brands to create a unique shopping experience at the epicenter of SXSW.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 17

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11:00am6:00pmFlatstock 65 Austin Convention CenterPresented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock displays the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them.

11:00am6:00pmMarketplace Austin Convention CenterIn its second year, SXSW Marketplace brings together local Austin boutiques and hand-selected national and global brands to create a unique shopping experience at the epicenter of SXSW.

 

 

Highlights of SXSW 2018

Highlights of SXSW 2018

Spent #sunday supporting these girls in hands on #educational #STREAM activities to advance their experiences in learning to use #technology looking forward to seeing their progress @SXSW #Create

Spent #sunday supporting these girls in hands on #educational #STREAM activities to advance their experiences in learning to use #technology looking forward to seeing their progress @SXSW #Create