Can You Tell Me How To Get To SXSW?
So, you’re a musician. You’ve been working hard on songs that you’re proud of, and you’re getting attention from blogs and building your fan base. If you want to make it in the music industry, the next logical step is to make the trip to Austin, Texas for the SXSW conference, where the next big things are made. But can you afford to go?
For up-and-coming musicians, playing at SXSW is the best opportunity to showcase their talents and impress the right people in the industry. However, since performances are typically unpaid, it takes a toll on the finances of artists whose careers have yet to fully launch. For those from other countries, the additional costs of traveling and acquiring American work visas are an extra burden. However, government agencies can help musicians realize their dreams.
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I know that SXSW was like 20 internet years ago, but here’s an article I wrote about how international artists get the $/€/£ to come to the US and how much $/€/£ it takes to get here.