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SXSW Launches SXSW On – A Free On-Demand Original Content TV Network

Splash Screen Image SD-640x427pxIf you wish you were headed to Austin next week for the 27th annual South By Southwest (SXSW) festival but can't make the trip, you don't have to miss the action. Roku, YouTube, and SXSW.com are bringing the best of SXSW to you through SXSW On. 

SXSW On will run for the duration of the 10 day festival, offering stay at home fans a festival goers look into live performances, keynote speakers, industry panels, interviews, and other original content. The free, on-demand streaming network will highlight the best of original music, independent films, emerging technology, cuisine, and gaming culture in an effort to deliver the look, feel, and spirit of SXSW to audiences around the world. 

The streaming video channel, viewable on Roku and online via SXSW.com and SXSW’s YouTube channel, will be intermittent through the first part of the event and will then be 24/7 from Wednesday March 18th through Saturday the 21st.

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SXSW On will feature: 

SXSW Live­
SXSW Live brings the 2015 event straight to your living room with performances, interviews, and panel sessions from artists, filmmakers, digital creatives and other industry heavyweights. 

The Road 
Grab your guitar and bring gas money, we’re going on The Road
Ever wonder what happens off stage? The Road presents viewers with a behind the scenes look at the day-to-day challenges and adventures of touring musicians. 

The Nom Nom
Follow your appetite with The Nom Nom.
Our favorite artists share their top local eateries and explore delicious offerings from culinary masters. Follow up­-and-coming restaurants curated by award-winning chefs across the country.

In addition to the live-streams, viewers will be able to access keynote speeches, panels, and musical performances from years past. To learn more about SXSW On and what you can expect to see live next week from SXSW, visit SXSW.com/on

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