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Thursday March 07, 2013
9:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

The 100,000-student Stanford courses in the Fall of 2011 blew the doors off any preconceived notions of how we might approach online education. Soon, Udacity and Coursera were founded ...

10:00 AM

Tracey Harris studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and completed her training in London while she received her Master’s degree in visual arts. She utilizes thin layers of ...

10:30 AM
Official SXSW Events

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will address the foundation's U.S. education work, which focuses primarily on ensuring all students are prepared for success in ...

4:00 PM

Rackspace is hosting an Austin Startup Crawl for the best tech companies Austin has to offer. Shuttles will run from 5-9:30 p.m., which will take guests to more ...

4:00 PM

Moving Forward is the Creative Arts Society theme for this month’s exhibit in the Art Gallery at the Old Bakery and Emporium. Participants are: Bobbie Coleman, Laura Sturtz, Charlotte ...

5:00 PM

Free pub crawl. Schedule as followed:  5-6 p.m.: Bungalow, 92 Rainey St. 6-7 p.m.: Craft Pride, 61 Rainey St. 7-8 p.m.: Javelina, 69 Rainey St. 8-9 p ...

7:00 PM

Celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Richard Linklater's cult comedy hit, with subtitles displayed on screen for your quoting pleasure and perhaps some song lyrics as well. Props will also ...

8:00 PM

Honoring a legendary group of Texan artists in film and television. This year’s honorees are an illustrious group and include:Annette O’Toole, Henry Thomas, Stephen Tobolowsky, Robin Wright ...

10:00 PM

Having collaborated and toured with indie strangelings of Montreal, Regina Spektor and Sondre Lerche, singer, violinist and composer, K Ishibashi (AKA Kishi Bashi), embarks on a epic orchestral solo project ...

10:00 PM

Celebrating the days of Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin, Doris Day, Mel Tormé, Peggy Lee, Jayne Mansfield, Betty Grable and Betty Page.

Friday March 08, 2013
10:00 AM

Tracey Harris studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and completed her training in London while she received her Master’s degree in visual arts. She utilizes thin layers of ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free to the public, this exhibit features Microsoft’s interactive World Wide Telescope and activities with NASA that demonstrate how the Webb Telescope will inspire the next generation of scientists ...

2:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The second annual SXSW Create Presented by Autodesk will bring together local and international members of the SXSW community to share disruptive creations and showcase the latest tools and fabrication ...

3:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

GEEK Magazine will take you on a journey of discovery into every facet of geekdom including video games, comics, collectibles, technology, gadgets, movies, television, music and much more.

3:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The SXSW Gaming Expo is the place to be for hands-on product demos and networking opportunities. Because Austin is a hotbed for video game talent and development studios, popular demand ...

6:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

WB Tell-A-Vision: an immersive experience, changing daily, about the art of storytelling. How do you like to watch?

6:00 PM

Oilcan Harry's

This unofficial SXSW event kicks of the week with a celebration of the LGBT community. This event offers free drinks plus an exclusive guide to the gay goings-on of SXSW ...

6:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Screening of films from SXSW Texas High School Shorts Program.

8:00 PM

The SpareFoot Party is an unofficial SXSW Interactive party and live hip-hop/DJ showcase hosted by SpareFoot, the online marketplace for self-storage. We’re an Austin tech startup success story ...

8:00 PM

Yolanda Kondonassis is celebrated as one of the world’s premiere solo harpists and is widely regarded as today’s most recorded classical harpist. Hailed as “an extraordinary virtuosa” and ...

8:00 PM

Kick off the 2013 Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo with a concert featuring the Casey Donahew Band on the Rockin' A Fairgrounds Stage in the Rockin' A Ranch. 

9:00 PM

When you get compared to James Blake, do remixes for Usher, are uniformly embraced by the indie crowd (as in headlining this year's Noise Pop fest in San Francisco ...

Saturday March 09, 2013
10:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

You and your team will have 24 hours to write, shoot, and edit a short film. You will receive a genre and a prop that has to be incorporated into ...

10:00 AM

Beauty Bar X is a pop-up manicure and style lounge for just the ladies, who can enjoy free manicures, open bar with mimosas, bellinis and cocktails, light food, gift bags ...

10:00 AM

Tracey Harris studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and completed her training in London while she received her Master’s degree in visual arts. She utilizes thin layers of ...

11:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

Screening of films from SXSW Texas High School Shorts Program.

11:00 AM

Step into the great green room as one of the most iconic children’s books of all time is brought to life. In this musical about children’s imaginations at ...

11:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

The second annual SXSW Create Presented by Autodesk will bring together local and international members of the SXSW community to share disruptive creations and showcase the latest tools and fabrication ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free to the public, this exhibit features Microsoft’s interactive World Wide Telescope and activities with NASA that demonstrate how the Webb Telescope will inspire the next generation of scientists ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The SXSW Gaming Expo is the place to be for hands-on product demos and networking opportunities. Because Austin is a hotbed for video game talent and development studios, popular demand ...

4:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

Al Gore will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change following his Featured session. Purchase a copy of The Future at ...

7:00 PM

Following the success of the 2012 hit “Touch," the band is excited to return to Rodeo Austin with more from their Small Town Family Dream album.

7:00 PM

Hype Hotel

Because the world needs more places where consumers can try out new gear and meet face-to-face with the companies making it. Come on out, have a drink, and check out ...

8:00 PM

Yolanda Kondonassis is celebrated as one of the world’s premiere solo harpists and is widely regarded as today’s most recorded classical harpist. Hailed as “an extraordinary virtuosa” and ...

8:00 PM

Rusty's

The Outlaw Roadshow is a free, unofficial SXSW event featuring live music from 19 emerging bands. No badges or wristbands are required to get in either day, just a free ...

Sunday March 10, 2013
10:00 AM

Cedar Park Center

The Brooklyn Brewery House Chef Andrew Gerson will be hanging out all weekendl, cooking up some of his favorite finds from the market. Oh, and there will be beer too ...

11:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

The second annual SXSW Create Presented by Autodesk will bring together local and international members of the SXSW community to share disruptive creations and showcase the latest tools and fabrication ...

11:00 AM

This unofficial SXSW event is open to the public and free, and features live music from local headliner Quiet Company, Seryn, Honor Society, the Royalty, Emily Reid, Frankie and Caroline ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The SXSW Gaming Expo is the place to be for hands-on product demos and networking opportunities. Because Austin is a hotbed for video game talent and development studios, popular demand ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free to the public, this exhibit features Microsoft’s interactive World Wide Telescope and activities with NASA that demonstrate how the Webb Telescope will inspire the next generation of scientists ...

1:00 PM

Come down to Clive on March 10 as the nation's leading cook-off organization, The Food Experiments, and Brooklyn Brewery host the ultimate cook-off. This year's theme revolves around ...

1:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

Faces of Austin is a short film exhibition showcasing Austin filmmakers and their work that reflect the many diverse faces, voices and experiences that make up Austin’s unique identity ...

1:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Jake Johnson) work together at a craft brewery. They have one of those friendships that feels like it could be something more. But Kate is ...

3:00 PM

The Charlie Daniels Band will take the stage with their unique blend of country, rock and bluegrass hits. At 76, Daniels is still traveling the country and introducing his sound ...

4:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Enjoy drinks and demos and find out why Aereo is the coolest thing to happen to television since the TV.

4:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Shakespeare's classic comedy is given a contemporary spin in Joss Whedon's film, Much Ado About Nothing. Shot in just 12 days (and using the original text), the story ...

4:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The Austin Film Society brings its annual ShortCase to the 2013 SXSW Film Festival. ShortCase is a showcase of Austin's most exciting up and coming filmmakers — the Austin Film ...

4:00 PM

Austin Various Locations

The Texas Biennial invites all to a free public performance event that will take place in Austin and online at www.texasbiennial.org, during selected evening hours March 10-12. The ...

6:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

Films for the Forest is an annual international short film contest created by Austin-based non-profit Rainforest Partnership. Films for the Forest is committed to raising awareness of the global value ...

7:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

SXSW is all about convergence and there's no better event to celebrate this than at the official Interactive + Film Fusion Party hosted Fandango. In true Austin style, this party ...

7:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

Celebrate the close of the 2013 SXSW Gaming experience. This show is free and open to the public, featuring live musical performances from Youngblood Hawke and Ra Ra Riot.

8:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Sennheiser + Paste Interactive Studio. Live music curated by Paste nightly at 8 p.m., including sets from Quiet Company, Moon Taxi, The Lone Bellow and Jason Isbell. RSVP for free ...

Monday March 11, 2013
8:00 AM

Presenting the avant-garde films of Lexington, Kentucky filmmaker Brian Frye, who will be in Austin to screen Our Nixon (which he co-produced with Penny Lane) at SXSW. 

10:35 AM

Take a trip to the past with these special screenings of the classic children's fantasy film The Neverending Story and remember the days before the domination of CGI kids ...

11:00 AM

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a one-of-a-kind children's film that transformed our everyday, normal world into a fantastical one filled with both wonder and danger. You owe it ...

11:00 AM
Official SXSW Events

The second annual SXSW Create Presented by Autodesk will bring together local and international members of the SXSW community to share disruptive creations and showcase the latest tools and fabrication ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

2:00 PM

This twofold event features live music (lineup to be announced) on two stages inside and a silent disco party outside. Everything is free, including booze and food, as long as ...

6:00 PM

Austin Various Locations

The Texas Biennial invites all to a free public performance event that will take place in Austin and online at www.texasbiennial.org, during selected evening hours March 10-12. The ...

6:30 PM
Official SXSW Events

A screening of the short creations created in Austin School of Film's Digital Filmmaking for adults course. Each film is a short narrative film with a five minute max ...

7:00 PM

Bob Schneider continues his quest to be indefinable with his latest musical entries "I'm Good Now" and "The Californian." One was recorded over a grueling six-month period, while the ...

7:00 PM

Do512, Band of the Day, and Applauze are hosting this unofficial SXSW event feature Portugal. The Man, Bonaparte, and Marmalakes. The event is free with an RSVP and $3 Deep ...

7:00 PM

Their hit “Crazy Girl” was certified platinum and named Billboard’s Country Song of the Year in 2012. Sing along to “Even if it Breaks Your Heart” and more hits ...

9:00 PM

A new weekly dance party to the sounds from classic vaults like Marvin Gaye, The Temps, The Supremes, Aretha, Withers, James Brown to the rarer side of soul, including major ...

Tuesday March 12, 2013
10:00 AM

Tracey Harris studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and completed her training in London while she received her Master’s degree in visual arts. She utilizes thin layers of ...

10:25 AM

Take a trip to the past with these special screenings of the classic children's fantasy film The Neverending Story and remember the days before the domination of CGI kids ...

11:00 AM

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a one-of-a-kind children's film that transformed our everyday, normal world into a fantastical one filled with both wonder and danger. You owe it ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

6:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free show. Hip-hop, rap and electronic music showcase. 

6:00 PM

Austin Various Locations

The Texas Biennial invites all to a free public performance event that will take place in Austin and online at www.texasbiennial.org, during selected evening hours March 10-12. The ...

6:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Hotel Second Play Stage performance. Free and open to registrants and public.

7:00 PM

You can’t say country radio without including Sara Evans and her numerous No. 1 hits such as “Born to Fly," “Suds in the Bucket” and “Stronger.”

8:00 PM

A new series making its premiere during SXSW, Greetings, from Queer Mountain provides an outlet for queer storytellers, artists, performers and musicians to join together as one for an evening ...

8:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free showcase. Folk, classical and rock artists. 

Wednesday March 13, 2013
10:00 AM

Tracey Harris studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and completed her training in London while she received her Master’s degree in visual arts. She utilizes thin layers of ...

10:25 AM

Take a trip to the past with these special screenings of the classic children's fantasy film The Neverending Story and remember the days before the domination of CGI kids ...

11:00 AM

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a one-of-a-kind children's film that transformed our everyday, normal world into a fantastical one filled with both wonder and danger. You owe it ...

11:00 AM

Waterloo Records hosts day parties for everyday of SXSW Music on their outdoor stage that are free for everyone, including those without badges or wristbands. No RSVP required. Lineup: March ...

12:00 PM

Escape the frenzy downtown for this unofficial SXSW event featuring live music, local vendors and cold beer. Event is free.  Lineup: Wednesday, March 13 To be announced.   Thursday, March 14 ...

12:00 PM

The Midwest Music Foundation presents its fourth annual MidCoast Takeover, a free and unofficial SXSW showcase. A Midwestern musical throw down, showcasing bands from Kansas City, Lawrence and the Midwest ...

12:00 PM

Paste and HGTV present this unofficial SXSW, four-day showcase and day party. RSVP is required to enjoy two stages of live music and free drinks.

12:00 PM

Featuring 14 bands in 14 hours from all over the country and the Netherlands, as well as African-style BBQ.

12:00 PM

Presented by Belmez Entertainment, this unofficial SXSW event features five days of free live music. RSVP is required. Lineup (more to be announced): Austin Independent Radio Showcase New Sweden Hello ...

12:00 PM

Shiner is bringing back the Armadillo World Headquarters for one night to celebrate the Austin music scene and the re-launch of Shiner Premium. This event will have musical performers Shooter ...

12:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Austin Various Locations

Paul is the executive Chef at Qui, opening in Spring 2013, the owner of Austin’s renowned East Side King trailers, winner of Top Chef Season nine, and is the ...

3:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free. Showcasing artists from around the world, including Immanu El (Sweden), WonFu (Taiwan), Daria (France) and Tying Tiffany (Italy).

6:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

Free. 6 p.m.: Yellow Red Sparks; 7 p.m.: Skinny Lister.

7:00 PM

The Nekkid Armadilla is an unofficial SXSW indie music showcase that features eight artists and bands from around the country. Entry is free with RSVP. Lineup: American Authors Coby Brown ...

7:00 PM

From the New York Times to MTV, Alabama Shakes has been breaking new ground with their hit album Boys and Girls. From hitting stages in Nashville to rocking the Austin ...

7:30 PM

Weekly Pub Quiz with a festive St. Patrick’s Day twist. Pub cash and prizes are given out to top three teams of the night.

9:00 PM
Official SXSW Events

The grand ballroom and balcony will host live sets by Youngblood Hawke and St. Lucia, along with DJ Mia Moretti of The Dolls. This event will be by invite only.

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