The Jimmy Kimmel Show will be broadcast from SXSW in Austin, Texas all this week.
Kimmel has announced a big line-up for the week including an appearance by Kanye West on Friday, thereby confirming that West will return to Austin for SXSW.
SXSW official music announcements have been light-on for 2015 with this year’s line-up paling into insignificance compared to previous years. Snoop Dogg, who has already appeared at SXSW multiple times in the past 10 years, has been announced as keynote speaker. The biggest names at the conference and festival this year will be appearing for brands instead of official SXSW showcases. Mary J. Blige will perform in Austin this week for Samsung, not SXSW.
At this stage, Kanye West, Brad Paisley and Willie Nelson will all be performing for Kimmel, not SXSW.
Jimmy Kimmel guest lineup
Monday, March 16
Kevin Hart (“Get Hard”)
Tuesday, March 17
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”)
Robert Rodriguez (“the Director’s Chair”)
Wednesday, March 18
Thursday, March 19
The cast of The Walking Dead
Friday, March 20
Jimmy Kimmel SXSW ticketing details
A limited number of tickets to the Jimmy Kimmel Live tapings will be available to SXSW registrants from Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20.
Special wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM each day for that day’s taping at the Long Center located at 701 W. Riverside Drive in Austin. All official SXSW badges are eligible to attend (SXSW Platinum, Gold, Music, Film and Interactive badges).
Once you have your wristband, you’re guaranteed a ticket for entry however, wristband holders must be at the Long Center on time before the doors close for the television taping. Please note the following taping schedule:
Monday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 17: Wristband holders must be in line no later than 3pm. Doors will open at 3:30pm Taping will end at approximately 6:30pm
Wednesday, March 18 – Friday, March 20: Wristband holders must be in line no later than 4pm. Doors will open at 4:30pm Taping will end at approximately 7:30pm
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