Get ’em while they’re hot: Expect a fast run on wristbands for the South by Southwest Music Festival when they go on sale at wristbands.sxsw.com Thursday at 10 a.m. for $169.
This year’s festival runs from March 17 to March 22. Sales are limited to two wristbands per purchaser (names of both attendees must be given with the order) and are available only to Austin-area residents, with residency confirmed by credit card billing zip code.
A current list of performers is at schedule.sxsw.com. Hundreds of acts have been announced, with many more still to be added. More than 2,000 acts will take part in the festival, playing on more than 100 stages around town.