Perform, Promote, and Maximize Your SXSW Experience!

SXSW is right around the corner and Makin' It Magazine will be back in Austin helping connect the dots our independent creatives and industry professionals. If you're looking to take advantage of SXSW this year watch the video below and check out the various promotions, events and opportunities available to you.

Get Exposure without Attending

We have several events surrounding SXSW that provide opportunities for Brand Partners to get exposure in Austin during SXSW without the expense of actually attending. To learn more about those sponsorship opportunities visit

Distribute Your Music for SXSW

For Artists & Producers looking to get their music in the hands of  Industry Tastemakers and Potential Collaborators, we are doing 500 USB Drives preloaded with Music to be distributed to DJs, Media, Managers and Industry Professionals during SXSW. To reserve a spot on the drive visit

Perform During SXSW

Want to lock in a guaranteed performance while you're in Austin... Submit your music and we'll help you secure promotional shows with legit promoters. Performance opportunities will cost, but our assistance to find shows is 100% FREE. Submit music now at

Our Bus Trip

Every year plenty of people's plans to go to Austin for SXSW fall through because of transportation, lodging, money, and other uncertainties. That's why we put together The Destination ATX: Roadtrip. For one simple price artists are able to secure Roundtrip Transportation to Austin from Atlanta, Hotel Accomodations, Promotional Campaign and a Guaranteed Performance.

Not an Artist? Get Roundtrip Transportation and 2 Nights Hotel Stay for ONLY $595. Priority reservations for DJs, Media and Qualifying industry professionals. For full details or to reserve trip visit

Our Events

For the past 5 years Makin' It Magazine has consistenetly provided SXSW attendess with some of the best showcases and events. This year we're taking things to the next level.

Meet the DJs is a Dope networking experience providing SXSW attendees the chance to connect with top Club, Radio, and Mixtape DJs from across the country. No Badge Required & NO COVER!

This year we partnered with Beer N Tacos to throw our Unofficial SXSW Weekend Kick Off Party, Traffic on 6th Street. ATL meets ATX for a night of Major Performances, Special Guests, and an unreal turn up!

For the past 5 years our Media Matters Soundstage has provided a meeting place for independent media to connect. Drawing in over 100 Bloggers, Magazines, Radio Shows, Podcasts and Media Professionals each year, the event has earned a reputation of being the most official Unofficial event at SXSW.

After a long week of networking and showcases, we're ending the SXSW Weekend with a BIG ASS PARTY! The Rap Up ATX brings out Influencers, Industry Tastemakers, and hardcore Music Fans for a night of Major Performances, Special Guests and live DJS Sets. Don't Miss it!

Official SXSW

SxSW is the registered trademark of SxSW, LLC and it's usage does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

Participation in Makin' It Magazine events or promotions around SXSW do not include Badge, Registration or Performance for official SxSW Music Conference and Festival. If you wish to attend the official conference Click here to Register for SxSW.

For information about performances on Official SxSW Events Click Here.