01 Mar 2018

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 DJs 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!

Scroll down below the map to see the full list of opportunities...



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


The Great Escape | 2020 | Brighton, UK |Apply here ASAP

Sound City | 2020 | Liverpool, UK | Apply here ASAP

Lechlade Music Festival | 22-24 May 2020 | Apply here ASAP

Reeperbahn Festival | 2020 | Hamburg, Germany | Apply here ASAP

Focus Wales | 7-9 May 2020 | Wrexham, UK | Apply here by 1 December

Sweden Rock | 3-6 June 2020 | Sölvesborg, Sweden | Apply here ASAP

Lechlade Music Festival | 22-24 May 2020 | Lechlade, UK | Apply here ASAP

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



Current USA, Canada & Mexico opportunities


Texas Music Showcase | 31 July | San Antonio, Texas | Apply here ASAP

Arise Music Festival | 3-5 August | Loveland, Colarado | 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


Patchewollock Music Festival | 19-21 October | Patchewollock, VIC | 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.