SXSW 2020 Music and Trade Show Announcements

With SXSW 2020 less than a month away, more announcements and updates to the festival are coming in faster than ever. For this week, SXSW 2020 updates include the SXSW Trade Show Next Stage Schedule now posted and 118 new Showcasing Artists for the SXSW Music Festival announced. Below is the latest and greatest announcements by SXSW.

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SXSW 2020 Newest Additions to the Music and Film Festivals

It’s hard to believe that SXSW 2020 is just one month with day 1 starting on March 13th in Austin, Texas. Currently and till the festival begins SXSW will still be adding more artists and speakers to the festival. This week they just announced more additions to the Music and Film Festival including more speaker. Tomorrow, February 14th is also the last day to register for SXSW before the festival rates go up. Below please find the latest SXSW 2020 updates.

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SXSW Unveils The 2020 Art Program Installations

Throughout the years, the SXSW Art Program has offered visual artists a platform to connect with international leaders in the fields of music, film, and technology by showcasing innovative projects and provoking discussions at SXSW. The SXSW Art Program 2020 Presented by Lego will allow attendees to experience one-of-a-kind art installations by both established and emerging artists in SXSW venues and throughout Austin.

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SXSW 2020 Film Festival Unveils Second Round of its Program

On January 18th, 2020 we posted the latest SXSW 2020 Film Festival additions that included Featured Speakers, Features and Episodic Premieres. Today the SXSW Film Festival just announced the second round of its 2020 program, including the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Special Events, Episodic Pilot Competition, Virtual Cinema, Music Videos and Title Design Competitions, plus late-addition Features.

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The 23rd SXSW Innovation Awards Nominees and Hall of Fame Honoree Just Announced

Starting in  June of 2019, innovators from around the world submitted their projects for the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) SXSW Innovation Awards ceremony taking place on Monday, March 16 at the Austin Convention Center. During SXSW, the 23rd annual SXSW Innovation Awards presented by Sprinklr will recognize tech developments in the connected world across 13 different categories. From these categories five finalists were selected to showcase their projects for SXSW attendees and a panel of judges at the SXSW Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase on Saturday, March 14. The winners of the Best In Show and People’s Choice Award will also be celebrated, alongside the induction of Nonny de la Peña, CEO and founder of Emblematic Group, to the SXSW Innovation Awards Hall of Fame.

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SXSW 2020 Announces More Music Artists and Tracks to the 2020 Festival

Just in time for the Grammy’s, SXSW just announced new additions to the Music lineup and Music Tracks for 2020! SXSW Music Festival runs from March 16–22, 2020 in downtown Austin, Texas.

New SXSW 2020 Music Additions include:

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SXSW Reveals Ten New Convergence Tracks From Climate Change to Mixed Reality

For the 2020 season, SXSW has announced ten new additions for their Convergence Tracks that include Cannabusiness, Climate & Social Action, Connection & Culture, Experiential Storytelling, Game Industry, Government & Politics, Media & Journalism, Professional Development, Sports, and XR. From March 13-21 attendees can participate in various formats of programming like panels, workshops, Keynotes, and Featured Speakers that dive into the worlds of climate change and affecting social change as well as sports and mixed reality. Below are the descriptions and dates of the Convergence Tracks just announced.

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SXSW 2020 Submission Dates and Deadlines

SXSW 2020 planning season is in full swing even though the festival doesn’t start till March 13th! SXSW Festival happens annual in Austin, Texas and consists of Film, Music, Interactive, Gaming, Art, and SXSW EDU. This year SXSW will take place from March 13th through March 22nd with SXSW EDU running from March 9th through the 12th.

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The 2020 SXSW Music Festival Showcase Artist Applications Opens July 1st

Planning season for the 2020 South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival has begun and they have just announced that July 1st is opening day for Showcasing Artist Applications. This year’s festival will take place March 16-22 with performances in bars, clubs, parks, churches, and hotels around downtown Austin, Texas. The SXSW Showcasing Artist Application is not limited by genre or regional focus, everyone from every field can apply.

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The 2020 SXSW EDU Season Kicks Off With PanelPicker on July 1st

The 2020 SXSW Conference will be held March 13-22, 2020, in beautiful downtown Austin, Texas. The 2020 SXSW EDU will also return March 9-12, 2020 for the 10th annual Conference & Festival. The SXSW EDU® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning. Since inception, SXSW EDU has been largely driven by the greater community. This includes everything from programming tracks to session speakers. On Monday, July 1 SXSW will begin accepting session entries for SXSW EDU 2020 via PanelPicker.

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