SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST MUSICAL FESTIVAL INFORMATION:
South by Southwest is an action packed musical festival that comes to the heart of Texas every year ever since 1987. If you love music, this is where you want to be in the Spring! The city of Austin is indulged with live bands and artists performing for a whole week; day and night. These bands line themselves up in the downtown Austin area for days and show off their talents for the films and for simple entertainment. South by Southwest, also known as SXSW, is one of the largest music festivals in the whole United States. Over a thousand performers play at various venues. You will find even some of the most famous people in downtown Austin wanting to get a glimpse of this musical festival that only comes once a year.
Badge-holders are sort of a VIP, who can get into any show, anytime, on any day. Then, you have people who buy wristbands. People with wristbands can get into most shows, excluding some of the more popular shows, but do not have to pay to get into any bars during that week. Don’t worry if you don’t have a wrist band or even a badge, because there are still some bars that will let you in by paying a cover. There are also many free shows throughout the week of South by Southwest. Most concerts are held on 6th street which has a full strip of bars willing and ready to have performers come in and entertain guests. So if you choose to buy a badge, buy a SXSW wristband or just attend a free show, you will surely experience an unforgettable event. Buy your SXSW wristbands or badges today, make your way to Austin, TX and experience this musical festival live!