Apply to Play Festivals & Events Across the World
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!
Don't forget to also check out which music grants are available in your region over at our Music Funding Map.
Apply to play music festivals & events worldwide
Scroll down below the map to see the full list of opportunities...
All opportunities we support are 100% free to apply and play.
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.
Apply to play festivals in the UK & Europe
The Great Escape | Brighton, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
Future Echoes | Norrköping, Sweden | March 2024 | Apply here
Talinn Music Week | Talinn, Estonia | April, 2024 | Apply here
The British Country Music Festival | Blackpool, UK | August 2024 | Apply here
Beacon Festival | Oxfordshire, UK | June 2024 | Apply here
Dart Music Festival | Devon, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
NExSW | Various, UK| November 2023 | Apply here
LoopFest | Shropshire, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
Manchester Jazz Festival 2024 | Manchester, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
Casio Sessions | London, UK | Apply here
PIRATE.com Ditto Residency Partnership | UK and Ireland | 2023 | Apply here
ESNS 2024 | Groningen, The Netherlands | January, 2024 | Apply here
FOCUS Wales | Wrexham, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
Beyond The Music | Manchester, UK | October 2023 | Apply here
Elderflower fields | Sussex, UK | May 2024 | Apply here
Leigh Folk Festival | Essex, UK | June 2024 | Apply here
Apply to play festivals in the USA, Canada & Latin America
Strawberry | California | May 2024 | Apply here
Joshua Tree Music Festival | Joshua Tree, California | October 2023 | Apply here
NXNE | Toronto, Canada | June 2024 | Apply here
Blue Ox Music Festival | Wisconsin, USA | June 2024 | Apply here
Apply to play festivals in Australia, Africa & Asia
Bali Spirit Festival | Bali, Indonesia | April 2024 | Apply here