SXSW 2011 – Band’s Application


SXSW Music is now accepting showcase applications for acts to perform at the 2011 music festival at Apply now for the opportunity to perform for the nearly 13,000 industry representatives, over 2,000 media members, and of course the many fans in attendance. As a showcasing act at SXSW, you’ll have an opportunity to play in one of Austin’s many live music venues, creating a more unique and in some cases, intimate experience than that of the average outdoor festival. SXSW hosts acts in every stage of their development, including music legends such as Smokey Robinson, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Devo. Join the ranks of The White Stripes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Norah Jones, the Cold War Kids 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 2011 SXSW Music Festival. To apply, go to Unlike in the past, this year there will not be a separate international and domestic deadline, however all international acts are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for visa applications and travel arrangements. All applications must be submitted no later than November 5, 2010. Application fees are $30 for early submissions, $40 for applications submitted after October 8, 2010.