September 7th, 2012
The popular music conference South by Southwest (SXSW) is now accepting applications for bands that are interested in showcasing at the 2013 conference.
Submission details can be found here, although they’re all going through Sonicbids. The deadline for applications is November 7 but if you apply by October 5 you get $10 off the application fee ($30 instead of $40).
As a side note – if you don’t get in an ‘official’ SXSW showcase, there are still lots of opportunities to get involved with the festival. There a tons of day parties sponsored by various entertainment companies that are not considered official SXSW events but still have a great turnout and good possibilities for exposure. Start asking your contacts now about their plans for SXSW and if they’d consider having you perform at their party.