AUSTIN, Texas — South by Southwest music wristbands for Austin-area residents go on sale Tuesday, January 22, at 11 a.m.

  • $169 online
  • Discounted price for Austin residents
  • SXSW starts March 11

The wristbands cost $169 over the internet. Only people who live in the Austin area may purchase wristbands at this price. The purchase requires the credit card holder to have a greater Austin area billing zip code.

According to the festival’s website, the standard price for a SXSW music wristband is $225.

Music festival wristbands also give access to the SXSW Gaming Expo. SXSW takes place Monday, March 11 – Sunday, March 17.