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Latest Music Opportunities: Apply to Play Festivals & Events Across the World

Stay up-to-date with the latest free music opportunities from around the world and apply to play festivals and events with our opportunities map, regularly updated with new gig opportunities and music competitions.

Find opportunities for unsigned bands, solo artists and DJ's across the UK, USA, Australia and beyond. This map is frequently updated, so if you don't find something that suits you today, check back tomorrow to see what's new!



All opportunities we support are 100% free to apply and play


Apply to play music festivals & events across the world


Remember, before you apply to perform at any of these music festivals and events, be sure to read the application instructions and conditions carefully for the best chance of success. Some events may only accept submissions from artists of certain styles and genres, so make sure your act fits the bill before submitting your application.


Current UK & Europe opportunities


Get Your Music on Vinyl | Monthly Competition by We Are Hurd | Apply here ASAP

Support Band of Skulls | 28 Aug - 1 Sept 2017 | UK Tour | Apply here by 14 July 2017

NME Emerging Artists Project Apply here ASAP

FluxFM Bergfest | July/August 2017 | Berlin, Germany | Apply here ASAP

Future Music Forum | 13-15 September | Barcelona, Spain | Apply here ASAP

Bloodstock | 10-13 August 2017 | Catton Park, Derbyshire | Apply here ASAP

Sweden Rock | June 2018 | Sölvesborg, Sweden | Apply here ASAP

Shambala Festival | 24-27 August 2017 | Northamptonshire | Apply here ASAP

K2AV Sessions | Year-round | Liverpool | Apply here anytime


Current USA & Canada opportunities


Mondo NYC | 4-8 October 2017 | New York City, NY | Apply here by 4 August 2017

HONK! Festival | 6 -8 October | Somerville, Massachusetts | Apply here ASAP

Strawberry Music Festival | Spring/Fall Annually | California | Apply here ASAP

Joshua Tree Music Festival | Spring/Fall Annually | Joshua Tree, California | Apply here ASAP

Guitarfish Music Festival | 27-30 July 2017 | Cisco Grove, California | Apply here ASAP


Current Australia & Rest of World opportunities


MU:CON | 26-28 Sept | Seoul, South Korea | Apply here by 24 July 2017

Zandari Festival | 29 Sept - 1 Oct | Seoul, South Korea | Apply here by 24 July 2017

Sydney Blues & Roots Festival | 27-29 October / 16-18 June | Sydney, NSW | Apply here ASAP

Jungle Love Festival | November 30 - December 2 | Imbil, QLD | Apply here ASAP


If you have a music opportunity you'd like to be featured on this page, please email with your information and details about the event.