2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

SXSW Music Hackathon Awards Show

Friday, March 20
4:30PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom G Day Stage
Austin Convention Center

Using their programming know-how and our collection of music-tech APIs, teams spent 24 hours to create new tech innovations in the music space for artists, industry, and fans. and compete for the $10,000 Grand Prize, awarded by our panel of celebrity judges. Joining the hackers as Hackathon Artists-in-Residence are the fabulous Robert DeLong and Neon Hitch. The 2015 Hackathon judges include Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros), Ty Roberts (Co-Founder of Gracenote), and Alex White (CEO of Next Big Sound), Jonathan Dworkin (Warner Music Group), and Eric Sheinkop (Music Dealers). BONUS: check out a live performance by Neon Hitch during the show!

Come see what these brilliant teams created for the future of music tech!


Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
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