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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!

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Apply to play music festivals & events worldwide

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

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All opportunities we support are 100% free to apply and play.

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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.

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Apply to play festivals in the UK & Europe

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Dot to Dot | Various, UK | May 2023 | Apply here

Boomtown Chapter Two | Winchester, UK | August 2023 | Apply here

Isle of Wight Festival | Isle of Wight, UK | June 2023 | Apply here

Generator LIVE | Newcastle, UK | September 2023 | Apply here

Sweden Rock Festival | Sölvesborg, Sweden | June 2023 | Apply here

The Great Escape | Brighton, UK | May 2023 | Apply here

Acoustic Festival of Britain | Uttoxeter, UK | June 2023 | Apply here 

Meadows In The Mountains | Polkovnik Serafimovo, Bulgaria | June 2023 | Apply here 

Nozstock | Herefordshire, UK | July 2023 |  Apply here

Kite Festival | Oxford, UK | June 2023 | Apply here

Icebreaker Winter Festival | Southsea, UK | 2023 | Apply here

Latitude Festival | Suffolk, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Elderflower fields | Sussex, UK | May 2023 | Apply here

Tallin Music Week | Tallin, EU | May 2023 | Apply here

Black Deer Festival | Kent, UK | June 2023 | Apply here

Leigh Folk Festival | Essex, UK | June 2023 | Apply here

Barn On The Farm | Newcastle, UK | June - July 2023 | Apply here

Love Supreme Jazz Festival | East Sussex, UK | June - July 2023 | Apply here

EskFest | Cumbria, UK |July 2023 | Apply here

Tomavistas | Madrid, Spain | June 2023 | Apply here

The Eden Festival | Moffat, Scotland | June 2023 | Apply here

Kendal Calling | Cumbria, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Blue Dot | Cheshire, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Belladrum | Scotland, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Camp Bestival | Dorset, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

2000 Trees | Cotswolds, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Tiree Music Festival | Tiree, UK | July 2023 | Apply here

Arctangent | Bristol, UK | August 2023 | Apply here

EuroBlast | Cologne, Germany | September, 2023 | Apply here

Stendhal | Limavady, NI | July 2023 | Apply here

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Apply to play festivals in the USA, Canada & Latin America

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Bridge City Music Festival | Minnesota, USA | July 2023 | Apply here

Strawberry | California | May 2023 | Apply here

Joshua Tree Music Festival  | Joshua Tree, California | October 2023 | Apply here

Blackwoods Music Festival | Mulberry Mountain, Ozark | April 2023 |  Apply here

NXNE | Toronto, Canada | June 2023 | Apply here

Blue Ox Music Festival | Wisconsin, USA | June 2023 | Apply here

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Apply to play festivals in Australia, Africa & Asia

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Bali Spirit Festival | Bali, Indonesia | April 2023 | Apply here

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