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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

 

Evolution Emerging | 27 May 2017 | Newcastle | Apply here by 3 February 2017

The Great Escape | 18-20 May 2017 | Brighton, East Sussex | Apply here by 17 February 2017

Electric Fields | 1-2 September 2017 | Dumfries & Galloway | Apply here ASAP

Wide Days | 21-22 April 2017 | Edinburgh | Apply here ASAP

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

LeeStock | 27-28 May 2017 | Melford Hall, Suffolk | Apply here ASAP

Dart Music Festival | 12-14 May 2017 | Dartmouth, Devon | Apply here ASAP

Glastonbudget Festival | 26-28 May 2017 | Wymeswold, Leicestershire | Apply here ASAP

Sweden Rocks | 7-10 June 2017 | Sölvesborg, Sweden | Apply here ASAP

Brentwood Music Festival | 14-16 July 2017 | Brentwood, Essex | Apply here ASAP

The Acoustic Festival of Britain | 2-4 June 2017 | Uttoxeter, Staffordshire | Apply here ASAP 

Sound City 2017 | 27-28 May 2017 | Liverpool, Merseyside | Apply here ASAP

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

Green Man Festival | 17-20 August 2017 | Brecon Beacons, Wales | Apply here ASAP

Eden Festival | 8-11 June 2017 | Moffat, Scotland | Apply here ASAP

Wychwood Festival | 2-4 June 2017 | Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | Apply here ASAP

Sunflowerfest | 28-30 July 2017 | Hillsborough, N. Ireland | Apply here ASAP

Blackthorn Festival | 21-23 July 2017 | Manchester | Apply here ASAP

Kendal Calling | 27-30 July 2017 | Hackthorpe, Cumbria | Apply here ASAP

 

Current USA & Canada opportunities

 

RBC Bluesfest | 6-16 July 2017 | Ottawa, ON | Apply here by 31 January 2017

City Folk Festival | 14-17 September 2017 | Ottawa, ON | Apply here by 31 January 2017

Guitar Slinger ShowdownEnter here by 1 February 2017

Venice Beach Music Fest | August 2017 | Venice, California | Apply here by 31 March 2017

Fire & Water Fest | 4-6 August 2017 | Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba | Apply here by April 2017

First Festival | 6-7 May 2017 | Sacramento, California | Apply here ASAP

Vancouver Island Festival | 14-16 July 2017 | Comox Valley, Vancouver Island | Apply here ASAP

Coldsnap Festival | 3-11 February 2017 | Prince George, British Columbia | Apply here ASAP

SouthSounds 2017 | 7-9 April 2017 | Mobile, Alabama | Apply here ASAP

Sacramento Music Festival | 26- 29 May 2017 | Sacramento, California | Apply here ASAP

Invermere Music Fest | August 2017 | Invermere, British Columbia | Apply here ASAP

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

Black Mourning Light Metal Festival | 14 October 2017 | Edmonton, Alberta | Apply here ASAP

 

Current Australia opportunities

 

Tamworth Country Music Festival | 20-29 January 2017 | Tamworth, NSW | Apply here ASAP

Hyperfest | 18 February 2017 | Perth, WA | Apply here ASAP

 

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