01 Mar 2018

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

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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

 

Mappfest | 16-17 June 2018 | Worcester, UK | Apply by 31 January 2018

The Great Escape | 17-19 May 2018 | Brighton, UK | Apply here by 17 February 2018

Fusion Fund | UK residents only | Help Musicians UK | Apply here by 23 February

Worcester Music Festival | 14-16 September | Worcester, UK | Apply here ASAP

Cambridge Folk Festival | 2-5 August 2018 | Cambridge, UK | Apply here ASAP

Standon Calling | 26-29 July | Hertfordshire, UK | Apply here ASAP

Live at Leeds | 5 May 2018 | Leeds, UK | Apply here ASAP

Latitude | 12-15 July 2018 | Southwold, Suffolk | Apply here ASAP

Green Man | 16-19 August 2018 | Brecon Beacons, Wales | Apply here ASAP

Chester Live | 21-24 June 2018 | Chester, UK | Apply here ASAP

Mold Live | 24 - 27th August | Mold, UK | Apply here ASAP

Barn on the Farm | 5-8 July 2018 | Over, Gloucester | Apply here ASAP

Knockengorroch | 24-27 May 2018 | Scotland | Apply here ASAP

Dart Music Festival | 11-13 May 2018 | Dartmouth, Devon | Apply here ASAP

Focus Wales | 10-12 May 2018 | Wrexham, Wales | Apply here ASAP

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

MosFest | 2 June 2018 | Sheffield, UK | Apply here ASAP

Watchet Music Festival | 24-26 August 2018 | Somerset, UK | Apply here ASAP

Nozstock | 20-22 July 2018 | Herefordshire, UK | Apply here ASAP

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

Mercat de Musica Viva de Vic | 12-16 September | Barcelona, Spain | Apply here ASAP

 

Current USA, Canada & Mexico opportunities

 

Blue Ox Music Festival | 14-16 June 2018 | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | Apply here ASAP

Arise Music Festival | 3-5 August 2018 | Loveland, Colarado | Apply here ASAP

The Gathering at Chaffee's Music Festival | 27-29 July 2018 | Girard, Pennsylvania | Apply here ASAP

Jazz Fest | 27 April - 7 May 2018 | New Orleans, Louisiana | 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

 

Current Australia & Rest of World opportunities

 

Mullum Music Festival | 15-18 November 2018 | Mullumbimby, NSW | Apply here ASAP

Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival | 8-11 November 2018 | Bendigo, VIC | Apply here by 31 March 2018 

Peak Music Festival | 8-11 June 2018 | Perisher Valley, NSW | Apply here ASAP

Patchewollock Music Festival | 19-21 October 2018 | Patchewollock, VIC | Apply here ASAP

Nannup Music Festival | 2-5 March 2018 | Nannup, WA | Apply here ASAP

Bushfire Festival | 25-27 May | Swaziland, Africa | Apply here ASAP

White Mountain Music Festival | 28 September 2018 | Drakensberg, South Africa | Apply here by 1 June 2018

 

 

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.