South By Southwest, the Music and Media Conference and Festival, is now open for business at sxsw.com. This year, SXSW will take place March 16 - 20, 2011 in Austin, TX. Throughout the downtown Austin area, there will likely be well over 1,900 acts showcased. Click here to learn more and to register to attend.
Also, SXSW Music is now accepting showcase applications for acts to perform at the 2011 music festival at Sonicbids.com. Apply now. This year there will not be a separate international and domestic deadline, however all international acts are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for any complications that may arise. All applications must be submitted no later than November 5, 2010.