U.S. Artist Visas: Lived Experience & Expert Strategies

Mar 14, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

U.S. musicians' visas are notorious hard and expensive to get. This panel will bring together the combined wisdom and experience of a booker Paul Abreu (Princeton Universoty), immigration attorney Will Spitz (CoveyLaw), moderated by a leading international artist mobility, Matthew Covey (Tamizdat), and will present a session rich in lived experience, practical strategy, on-the-ground legal advice.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Paula Abreu

McCarter Theatre Center (on the campus of Princeton University)

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Will Spitz


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Sui Zhen

Sui Zhen

Primary Access
Music Badge
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Secondary Access
Film & TV Badge