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Wristbands for 2020 SXSW Music Festival go on sale Wednesday

The music wristbands will give you access to the SXSW Comedy Festival and the SXSW Gaming Expo.

AUSTIN, Texas — The 2020 South by Southwest Festival is just around the corner and if you want in, wristbands will be going on sale Wednesday.

The music wristbands will give you access to the SXSW Comedy Festival and the SXSW Gaming Expo. The comedy festival will be from March 15-21 and the gaming expo will be from March 19-21. The music portion will take place from March 16-22.

The wristbands will be $149 each and are limited to Austin area residents. 

"Individuals may purchase one wristband for themselves and one for another person whose name must be provided at the time of purchase," SXSW explained. "Online purchase requires a credit card with a billing ZIP code in the Greater Austin area."

A list of those ZIP codes is available here.

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The tickets will go on sale at 11 a.m. Wednesday. To purchase tickets, go here.

In 2019, the annual festival brought in a whopping $355 million to the City of Austin. That's the highest economic impact the festival had in years, organizers said.

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