2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Hired Guns: World’s Greatest Backing Musicians

Friday, March 18
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 18ABC
531 E 4th St

You’ve heard them on countless studio recordings and you’ve seen them perform on stages behind the stars that hire them. But who are they? Hear from some of the world’s best hired guns, A-list players and singers who are paid by the hour or by the job.

Hashtags: #sxsw #hiredgun


Fran Strine at SXSW

Fran Strine


Hired Gun

Jason Hook at SXSW

Jason Hook


Hired Gun

Kenny Aronoff at SXSW

Kenny Aronoff

Liberty DeVitto at SXSW

Liberty DeVitto

Matt Pinfield


Siriusxm/ Westwood One Radio Networks

phil Xenidis at SXSW

phil Xenidis


Ray Parker Jr at SXSW

Ray Parker Jr

Rudy Sarzo at SXSW

Rudy Sarzo

Russell Javors at SXSW

Russell Javors


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