Pandora is returning to Austin for our fifth annual Discovery Den from Wednesday, March 16 to Saturday, March 19 with incredible performances from a diverse group of 39 acts across dance, Americana, hip hop/R&B, and rock genres. We’re so pumped to celebrate the 30th anniversary of SXSW as the official music streaming partner and can’t wait to share the live music magic with you. Check out our exclusive 30 Years of SXSW mixtape featuring music from past performers – including Beastie Boys, Florence and the Machine, Katy Perry, Lil’ Wayne, Mumford & Sons, and Morrissey, and more– as well as inside scoop from SXSW founders and employees.


Whether you’re part of the action in Austin or tuning in from home, our Pandora at SXSW station will be your all access pass to four full days of livestreamed performances.

Dance: Wednesday, March 16
Adventure Club, Baauer, Tiga, HÆLOS, MakOMSTRKRFT, YACHT, Gryffin, Louis The Child

Americana (in partnership with Americana Music Association): Thursday, March 17
Jack Ingram, Asleep at the Wheel, Hayes Carll, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Sam Outlaw, Margo Price, Jake Bugg, Lydia Loveless, The Cactus Blossoms, The Strumbellas

Hip hop/R&B: Friday, March 18
Young Thug, Kevin Gates, Tory Lanez, Lil Dicky, Tate Kobang, Jacquees, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Emily King, Kevin Garrett, Bibi Bourelly, Niykee Heaton

Rock: Saturday, March 19
Bloc Party, Troye Sivan, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Autolux, Grizfolk, Hinds, Bleached, Tor Miller, LOLO

Which Discovery Den artists are you most excited about?


  1. believealex
    February 13, 2016 at 10:04am
    To Pandora Representives, I am so excited for this event is this, I've always wanted to attend this pandora sxsw event. Is there anyway to rsvp for this event now, or will the link be post later?
    1. Dani
      March 03, 2016 at 1:14pm
  2. Stephen M Wargo
    February 14, 2016 at 2:19pm
    Pandora is really starting to suck. With all my favorite music listed. They still weed in a lot of shit I don't want to hear. Question is if I want to further my account.
  3. Casey Ramos
    February 15, 2016 at 10:25pm
  4. Drew
    February 17, 2016 at 11:09am
    Would love to RSVP for this event. Any idea if that will be an option soon? VERY EXCITED.
    1. PandoraSupport
      March 04, 2016 at 1:59pm
      Hey Drew, if you haven't already, RSVP here: -Katie
  5. Andrew
    February 18, 2016 at 8:54am
    Will there be an RSVP for this event? Super stoked and would love to secure a spot!
    1. PandoraSupport
      March 04, 2016 at 2:00pm
      Hey Andrew - RSVP here, if you haven't already: -Katie
  6. Janelle Lee
    February 19, 2016 at 1:32pm
    So excited for SX, wish I could be there!
  7. Paul Albright
    February 22, 2016 at 9:08am
    Thank you!
  8. Shuntavia Wimby-LaCour
    February 22, 2016 at 4:05pm
    How do we rsvp or where is the link for the sxsw event this year?
    1. PandoraSupport
      March 04, 2016 at 2:05pm
      Everything you need to know can be found here: -Katie
  9. Shabooya
    February 23, 2016 at 7:27am
    Where is the rsvp for this?
    1. PandoraSupport
      March 04, 2016 at 2:05pm
      :) Here: -Katie
      1. Lee Allen
        March 18, 2016 at 3:25pm
        I REALLY WANT TO GO TONIGHT, but just got in town and had no idea that these artists were there any exception that can be made?
  10. Talha Baig
    February 23, 2016 at 10:56am
    Is there a way to RSVP or do I have to pay?
    1. PandoraSupport
      March 04, 2016 at 2:06pm
      You can RSVP here: -Katie

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