’s Official Guide To All Things SXSW | RSVPs, Schedules & What Not To Miss

Picture 7 -'s Official Guide To All Things SXSW | RSVPs, Schedules & What Not To Miss

It’s that time of year again! As most have already made their way down to Austin, TX, for the annual music festival, a few are still packing their bags wondering what’s happening this week and where. With a couple dozen hip-hop showcases organized for this year’s SXSW Festival, it may seem overwhelming, but I’ve put together a swift guide to your SXSW schedule featuring the best of hip-hop music; from newcomers like GoldLink and Shawn Chrystopher to seasoned vets like Ludacris and Nas. All of these showcases can be attended with a wristband/badge and still have open RSVPs, but act quick – they’re definitely going to fill up soon. If I’ve missed something, just hit us up on Twitter and I’ll be sure to add it!

Monday, March 16th: Day 1

1. The Spotify House | ft. Ryan Hemsworth (4PM), Run The Jewels (5PM) | RSVP
2. We All Fall Up Short Film & Premiere Launch Party | ft. Mannie Fresh & The Pharcyde | More Info
3. Tumblr Fuck Yeah Sponsored by HBO’s Entourage | Spoon, RAC, Yung Lean + Sad Boys, Two-9 | RSVP

Tuesday, March 17th: Day 2

1. The 2015 Media Temple SXSWi Closing Party (Open Bar: Platinum, Gold & Interactive Passes Only – Doors 8:30PM) | ft. Ludacris | More Info
2. March Madness: 1st Round Draft Picks (Unofficial SXSW Showcase) | ft. Gunplay, Shawn Chrystopher, Bizzy Crook, Mi$stro, Malik Ferraud, Jay IDK, + More | RSVP
3. 5th Annual Music Tech Mashup | Gary Clark Jr., Tuxedo (Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One) + More | More Info

Wednesday, March 18th: Day 3

1. The Beat Academy x Twenty20 Music & Films Big Hip Hop Show| ft. Statik Selektah + More | More Info
2. Welcome To Tha South | Ace Hood, Killa Kyleon, Doughbeezy, Two-9, Delorean, K Camp + More | More Info
3. Pitchfork Presents…Day 1 | ft. Rae Sremmurd (5:15PM) | More Info
4. Elliott Wilson x Big Sean CRWN (Writsband/Badge Required) | More Info
5. 7th Annual SXSW Takeover Day 1 | Action Bronson, Curren$y, Meyhem Laren, Heems, Grand Puba, Cannibal Ox, Charlie Red + More | RSVP
6. NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase | Stromae, Shamir + More | More Info
7. Some Of My Best Rappers Are Friends | BJ The Chicago Kid, Yung Gleesh, Mi$tro, Dreezy + More | More Info
8. SXSW @ Empire | Ghostface Killah, Kaytrananda, Jake One, Mayer Hawthorne + More | RSVP
9. Ray-Ban x Boiler Room | ft. Kaytranada, Madlib, Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood, Freddie Gibbs, Rae Sremmurd, GoldLink, Stwo, Shash’U | RSVP
10. The Spotify House | ft. Leon Bridges (2:30PM) | RSVP
11. Weird City Hip Hop | ft. Oddisee (3:10PM), YC The Cynic (1:15PM), Kirk Knight (3:15PM), CJ Fly (3:50PM) + More | More Info + RSVP
12. The Beat Academy Presents Producer Haus | ft. Joe Kay | More Info

Thursday, March 19th: Day 4

1. [Live] Sway In The Morning @ Nice Kicks (Open Invite) | 7AM-11AM | 2815B Guadalupe Street
2. Wyclef Jean Keynote + Performance @ The Gatsby (12AM) | More Info
3. Pitchfork Presents…Day 2 | Vince Staples (4:30PM), Migos (5:15PM) + More | More Info
4. The Spotify House | ft. Hudson Mohawke (6:45PM) | RSVP
5. Crack In The Road + Disco Naivete @ Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel | ft. Raury (4PM) & ILoveMakonnen (5PM) | RSVP
6. LNDRNRS Vibes 2015 (Thursday-Friday) | ft. Kevin Gates, Casey VEggies, Metro Boomin, Taylor Gang, Domo Genesis, Alexander Spit, AudioPush, Chuck Inglush, Deniro Farrar, Father, GoldLink, Hodgy Beats, Kehlani, Key!, King Chip, OG Maco, Rome Fortune, Roosh Williams, Ryshon Jones, Tory Lanez, Tunjige, Tw09, Yung Gleesh + More | RSVP
7. DOxPRB Showcase (w/ Crawfish Boil!) | ft. Ghostface Killah & Raekwon + More | RSVP
8. 4th Annual AEMMP Records Day Party (Unofficial Showcase) | ft. Thelonious Martin, Kembe X, Alex Wiley + More | RSVP
9. Showcase | ft. Rass Kass, Oh Blimey, Pawz One + More | RSVP
10. Dr. Martens @ SXSW | ft. Until The Ribbon Breaks (9:30PM), IAMSU! (11:30PM), Rae Sremmurd (12:30AM) | RSVP
11. Southern Hospitality | ft. Z-Ro, The Mob Figaz, Snootie Wild, Yung Gleesh, Father, Key!, Johnny Cinco, HBK Gang + More | More Info
12. Presents Sushi Bass Showcase | ft. GoldLink, DJ Kidd Marvel + More | More Info

Friday, March 20th: Day 5

1. [Live] Sway In The Morning @ Nice Kicks (Open Invite) | 7AM-11AM | 2815B Guadalupe Street
2. Lyve Presents FLOODfest | ft. SonReal (1PM), BJ The Chicago Kid (1:40PM), Best Coast (5PM), Mick Jenkins (8PM), Nosaj Thing (9PM), Fashawn (10PM), Until The Ribbon Breaks (11PM) Run The Jewels (12AM) | RSVP
3. HAM On Everything | ft. Denzel Curry (3PM), Yung Gleesh (3:45PM), Father (4:20PM), OG Maco (5PM), Young Scooter (5:30PM) | More Info
4. Cruel Rhythms Showcase @ Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel | ft. Kehlani (8PM) & Rae Sremmurd (1AM) | RSVP
5. Tumblr IRL | ft. Travi$ Scott (7PM) | RSVP
6. Stashed x Digital Trapsars Present Bootleg Kev’s SXSW Showcase | ft. Too $hort, Wiz Khalifa, OG Maco, Dej Loaf, K Camp, Two-9, Lil Bibby + More | RSVP
7. 7th Annual SXSW Takeover Day 2 | ft. Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Gang, Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood, Rae Sremmurd, Two-9, Mike Will Made-It, Dej Loaf + More | RSVP
8. Mass Appeal x Young & Reckless Present The BBQ Day Party | ft. Nas, Mannie Fresh, Kevin Gates, Migos, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$, GoldLink, Mike Will Made-It, Fashaw, Father, Two-9, EarthGang, Ishdaar, SonReal, Mick Jenkins, Kehlani, Boldy James, Dave East + More | RSVP
9. 13th Annual Spin SXSW Party | ft. Earl Sweatshirt (2PM) & Run The Jewels (4PM) | RSVP
10. Republic Records Introduces… | ft. Charles Hamilton | RSVP
11. Culture Collide x Tilly’s Showcase | ft. Khelani (9PM), Domo Genesis (10PM), Hodgy Beats (11PM) & IAMSU! (12AM) | RSVP
12. The Sound Release | ft. Scotty ATL, D. Woods, Money Makin Nique, Big Sant, D. Woods + More | More Info
13. mtvU Woodie Awards | ft. Big Sean & Wiz Khalifa | Get Tickets
14. BeatRoute Magazine x Music BC Industry | ft. SonReal (11PM) | RSVP
15. RECPhilly Showcase | ft. Freeway, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Tunjige, Rich Quick + More | More Info
16. Fool’s Gold Austin Showcase | ft. Rome Fortune, Fetty Wap, Metro Boomin, GrandeMarshall, TM88 + More | RSVP
17. Bud Light LimeRita’s Present The Pit Stop | ft. Chuck Inglish, Lakim, Sonny Digital & Jampagne | RSVP

Saturday, March 21st: Day 6

1. Pigeons & Planes Showcase @ Hype Machine’s Hype Hotel | ft. Mick Jenkins (9PM), GoldLink (10PM), Tei Shi (11PM), Ryan Hemsworth (12AM), Earl Sweatshirt (1AM) | RSVP
2. Check Yo Ponytail, Fool’s Gold & Mad Decent Super Party | ft. Super Party | Leikeli47 (3:25PM), Bobby Raps (3:50PM), Rome Fortune (9:05PM), Casey Veggies (11:20PM), Freddie Gibbs (12:20AM), Tory Lanez (12:45AM), Mike Will Made-It & Two-9 (1:15AM) | RSVP
3. Celebrity 3×3 Basketball Tournament | More Info + RSVP
4. Us vs. Them Showcase | ft. Trapaholics, Gunplay, Mi$tro, Bizz-E Blaze, Lafayette Stokely, Nikko Lafre, New Regime + More | RSVP
5. Serato x OKP Present Beat Haus | ft. Just Blaze, Imani Omari, Lakim + More | RSVP
6. Rachel Ray’s Feedback (BBQ) | ft. Raekwon | RSVP
7. #BlackLivesMatter Invades SXSW | More Info
8. Hustlepalooza | ft. OG Maco, Fat Trel, Chase N Cashe, Lil Herb, Manolo Rose, Cardo, Rich The Kid, Chevy Woods, Lucki Ecks, Camille Safiya, Dutch ReBelle + More | More Info
9. 7th Annual SXSW Takeover Day 3 | ft. J.Cole, Bas, Cozz, Omen, Joey Bada$$, G-Easy, Redman, IAMSU!, Allan Kingdom | RSVP
10. 3rd Annual Respect The DJ Showcase | ft. Austin Millz, DJ Hella Yella, Trapaholics, DJ Champ + More | More Info
11. The Only Show That Matters | ft. Big K.R.I.T., Smoke DZA, Casey Veggies, Chevy Woods, Alex Wiley, Big Sant, Delorean & More | More Info


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