Music Tracks at SXSW 2020: Creating & Monetizing Music and Future of Music

July 8, 2019 Hayden Bagot

Shirley Manson at SXSW 2019 - photo by Errich-Petersen

With the first wave of programming announced, it’s time to start thinking ahead to SXSW 2020. Already on the queue for this year are Keynotes Reggie Fils-Aimé and Kim Gordon along with Featured speakers Benny Blanco, Yo-Yo Ma, Nile Rodgers and more. With 22 Tracks of programming, the SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network.

This year’s Music Tracks are Creating & Monetizing Music and Future of Music. Read on to familiarize yourself with the types of conversations you can expect to hear this March within each track.

SXSW Platinum and Music Badges receive primary access to Music Tracks programming and secondary access to Interactive and Film Tracks. Stay tuned for more programming announcements coming Fall 2019 and learn more about the Music Tracks below.

Music Tracks

Creating & Monetizing Music

March 18-21

The landscape for musicians has undergone seismic shifts as the traditional industry base has changed over the last two decades. How can musicians and publishers navigate, survive, and thrive in this dynamic space? The Creating & Monetizing Music Track will educate, inform, and equip everyone from artists to executives with the skills and tools they need to develop new opportunities.

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Future of Music

March 16-21

Emerging technologies and cultural trends are transforming the music industry more rapidly than ever before. The Future of Music Track examines these issues by exploring all aspects of the industry, from rights management and immersive live performances to experiential marketing campaigns and more.

Learn More

Explore all 22 Tracks of the SXSW Conference including cross-industry programming within Convergence Tracks which are open to all SXSW Badges.

Apply to Participate

Have you been moonlighting as a rockstar? Showcasing Artist applications are now open. Explore more ways to participate at SXSW here.

Dive into 2019 Music Tracks

Attend SXSW 2020

Registration and housing are now open for the SXSW 2020. Take a look back at previous Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Showcases, Red Carpets, and Q&A’s on our YouTube Channel, and get ready for SXSW 2020 programming announcements in the coming months.

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2019 Featured Speaker Shirley Manson – Photo by Errich Petersen

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