Showcase Opportunity: SXSW 2023

Showcase Opportunity: SXSW 2023

Taking place March 13-18, 2023 in Austin, TX. Earlybird deadline Aug 12/22

Deadline: October 7, 2022

Showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world.

2023 Application

Apply for the opportunity to perform at the SXSW Music Festival, taking place from March 13-18, 2023. As a Showcasing Artist, you’ll gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media, and new fans.


Early Deadline August 12, 2022
Final Deadline October 7, 2022

Music Showcase applications are open to:

  • All music genres
  • Artists from around the world
  • Signed and unsigned artists

Important details:

  • One official SXSW showcase performance is guaranteed per invited act.
  • Showcase slots run an average of 40 minutes (some exceptions may apply).
  • Showcases will take place between March 13-18, 2023.
  • SXSW does not provide artist backline or cover travel and accommodation expenses.

Saskatchewan artists who are Canadian residents who receive official showcases are eligible to apply for showcase support through Creative Saskatchewan and FACTOR Canada (and potentially other funders). If you receive a showcase invite, please contact SaskMusic so we can offer assistance.

Within 48 hours of submitting an application, you will receive a confirmation email from SXSW. If you do not receive notification within 48 hours, please follow up by email to ensure your showcase application has been submitted properly and is under consideration.

SXSW will review your application, and you will be notified of your invitation status on or before December 16, 2022. More Details/Submit at: