SXSW Announces 2016 Music Hackathon
The SXSW Music Hackathon will return for its third year with programmers, designers, musicians and digital artists teaming up to create music tech innovations. Using their programming know-how and a collection of music-tech APIs, teams will compete for $10,000 in prizes.
The SXSW Music Hackathon will begin on Tuesday, March 15 at 3:00 p.m. in Salon D at the Hilton Austin Downtown. Final presentations will take place on Wednesday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. in Salon D at the Hilton Austin Downtown and will be open to all badges.
This year, hackers will collaborate and compete in three hack categories, with each category vying for big cash prizes and a load of bragging rights:
Creation: How can musicians use tech to create and perform music in new ways?
Consumer: How can we improve the fan or listener experience?
Joining the hackers as Hackathon artists/entrepreneurs-in-
To participate in the SXSW Music Hackathon Championship interested applicants can apply at http://sxsw.com/music/
Hackathon Sponsors include Berklee College's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Musikki, Senzari, Rightside, Quantone, Sonos, Postmates, Devpost, Skrapps along with media partners AustinInno.