SXSW 2018 Live Stream & Full Schedule: How To Festival Online

South by Southwest (also known as SXSW and South By) is here again. An annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences coming together in Austin, Texas, the event is said to get bigger with every year. If you want to enjoy the event, but cannot get to Austin by clicking your heel, we got you covered with a live stream, complete with a full schedule of events!

Technically, everything doesn’t really start until Friday, March 9, but there is also going to be a live preview show on Thursday, so make sure to stay tuned if you want to watch! There will be Keynote presentations, exclusive interviews with SXSW Conference speakers, star-studded red carpet coverage of SXSW Film Festival premieres, live performances from SXSW Music Festival Showcasing Artists, among other things. Take a look for yourself below!


SXSW 2018 Schedule

The following schedule reflects Central Time (CT). Also, keep in mind, the schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, March 8

  • 5:30 PM – 2018 SXSW Live Preview

Friday, March 9

  • 10:00 AM – Interview with fashion designer Rachel Zoe
  • 11:00 AM – Interview with entrepreneur and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin
  • 12:45 PM – Interview with Blood Fest director Owen Egerton and actors Robbie Kay and Seychelle Gabriel
  • 8:30 PM – American Animals Red Carpet

Saturday, March 10

  • 9:15 AM – Interview with professional climber Alex Honnold
  • 10:00 AM – Interview with The Daily Show‘s Roy Wood Jr. and producers: Jocelyn Conn and Ramin Hedayati
  • 11:00 AM – SXSW Film Keynote Darren Aronofsky – Academy Award®-nominated director and founder of Protozoa Pictures
  • 12:00 PM – Interview with Vida creator Tanya Saracho and actresses Melissa Barrera and Mishel Prada
  • 3:00 PM – Interview with designer and technologist John Maeda
  • 4:15 PM – Interview with psychotherapist and SXSW Interactive Keynote Esther Perel
  • 7:00 PM – Blockers Red Carpet

Sunday, March 11

  • 9:45 AM – Interview with Wild Nights With Emily director Madeleine Olnek and actresses Amy Seimetz and Molly Shannon
  • 12:15 PM – Interview with SXSW Convergence Keynote Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
  • 2:00 PM – SXSW Interactive Keynote Melinda Gates – Philanthropist and Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 3:00 PM – Interview with The Atlantic staff writer Vann R Newkirk II
  • 4:30 PM – Interview with Slate culture writer and editor Aisha Harris

Monday, March 12

  • 10:00 AM – The Director and The Jedi Red Carpet
  • 12:00 PM – Interview with You Can Choose Your Family director Miranda Baileyand actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan
  • 2:00 PM – SXSW Interactive Keynote – Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
  • 4:00 PM – Interview with Stockton California Mayor Michael Tubbs
  • 5:00 PM – The Last O.G. Red Carpet

Tuesday, March 13

  • 9:15 AM – Interview with digital creator Hannah Hart and the Ad Council’s Lina Renzina
  • 9:50 AM – Interview with Warriors of Liberty City subject Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell and director Evan Rosenfeld
  • 11:00 AM – SXSW Convergence Keynote – Nonny de la Pena – virtual and augmented reality pioneer; founder and CEO of Emblematic Group
  • 12:00 PM – Interview with co-anchor of Nightline and weekend editions of Good Morning America and host of 10% Happier Dan Harris
  • 2:00 PM – SXSW Convergence Keynote whurley – Founder and CEO of Strangeworks, a quantum computing startup based in Austin, Texas
  • 3:30 PM – Interview with Noor Tagouri – Reporter, journalist, and motivational speaker
  • 5:30 PM – Interview with Director of Engineering at Google Ray Kurzweil

Wednesday, March 14

  • 11:00 AM – SXSW Music Keynote – Lyor Cohen – YouTube’s Global Head of Music
  • 1:00 PM – Interview with Director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab Neha Narula
  • 4:00 PM – Interview with Elvis Presley: The Searcher director Thom Zimny and Priscilla Presley
  • 6:00 PM – Hearts Beat Loud Red Carpet

Thursday, March 15

  • 10:00 AM – Interview with rapper and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan U-God
  • 2:30 PM – Interview with recording artist, producer, and avid technologist Ryan Leslie

Friday, March 16

  • 12:00 PM – Interview with Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads and The Tom Tom Club
  • 1:00 PM – Interview with Vice President of Marketing Catalog at Atlantic Records Tom Mullen
  • 5:00 PM – Interview with founder and chairman of Fnatic Sam Mathews

Saturday, March 17

  • 12:00 PM – Interview with singer-songwriter Lucy Rose
  • 7:00 PM – Isle of Dogs Red Carpet

How To Watch SXSW 2018 Online

The festival’s official website will let you watch everything right here.

All videos will also be available after the live stream on the official SXSW Facebook page.

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