SXSW Downtown 2009 Antones

Everyone's favorite multi-media frenzy takes over Austin March 8-17.
Save a ton and have fun at these SXSW wallet-friendly events:

  • Three nights of free concerts at the SXSW Auditorium Shores Stage on Lady Bird Lake
  • The 4th annual SXSW Music Gear Expo at the Austin Convention Center
  • Check out VisitAustinTx on Twitter for live updates about the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau's Airstream activities.
  • SXSW Flatstock 38 Show at the Austin Convention Center
  • Austin Welcomes the World: Three days of free live music straight from Austin's City Hall Plaza. Free to the public. All are welcome and invited to attend.
  • SXSW Gaming Expo at the Palmer Events Center
  • Austin Music Awards: Join The Austin Chronicle in celebrating 31 years of Austin music right here in the Live Music Capital. Performers include indie rocker BEN KWELLER, cowboy sweethearts THE TRISHAS, powerhouse composer and blues rocker BILL CARTER, and an all-star tribute to the late BRENT GRULKE of SXSW. With more performers to be announced, expect some surprises!
    Tickets go on sale at and at Waterloo Records mid-February ($15 in advance, $20 night of). Your SXSW badges and wristbands include entry to the show at the Austin Music Hall.