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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

 

Green Man Festival | 17-20 August | Brecon Beacons, Wales | Apply here by 19 May 2017

PKD Festival | 15 July 2017 | Fife, Scotland | Apply here ASAP

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

2000 Trees Festival | 6-8 July 2017 | Shrewsbury, Shropshire | Apply here ASAP

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

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

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

Shambala Festival | 24-27 August 2017 | Northamptonshire | 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

 

Current USA & Canada opportunities

 

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

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

Blue Ox Music Festival | 8-10 July 2017 | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | Apply here ASAP

Sacramento Music Festival | 26- 29 May 2017 | Sacramento, 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 opportunities

 

Illwara Folk Festival | 18-21 Jan 2018 | Bulli Showground, NSW | Apply here by 30 May 2017

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