Latest Music Opportunities: Apply to Play Festivals & Events Across the World
October 1, 2016
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 Showdown | Enter 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 email@example.com with your information and details about the event.
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