SXSW Music Wristbands on Sale Thursday
Limited batch of discounted passes available online
By Kevin Curtin,
2:47PM, Wed. Jan. 21, 2015
Wristbands for the South by Southwest Music Festival, at the discounted price of $169, are available to Austin area residents starting Thursday at 10am.
This batch typically sells like hot cakes, so get them while you can here. Later, the price increases to $225. You can buy two at a time, one for yourself and another for a friend whose name must be submitted at time of purchase.
The SXSW Music Conference runs Tue., March 17, through Sun., March 22, and hosts over 2,000 local, national, and international acts, some 964 of whom have been announced thus far. Those artists include: Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, Thee Oh Sees, Black Milk, Best Coast, Tuxedo, the Zombies, Swervedriver, Gang of Four, Dizzy Wright, Bomba Estéro, Chuck Prophet, King Tuff, Awolnation, and Doughbeezy.
This year, SXSW offers “Convergence” events that allow those with Music wristbands to attend Film and Interactive events.