Band Submissions


The Festival celebrates Canadian and local musical talent, with a preference to performances with a repertoire of original music.  

Local submissions are defined as "at least one member must reside in Burlington full-time". Please indicate if you are local in your submission.  

Submissions will only be accepted from Canadian performers with a preference for performers who have not played at the Festival in the past 2-3 years. Artists' EPKs must be complete and up-to-date, and the required questions must be fully answered.  Compensation is provided and will be negotiated at the time of booking.  

2016 Festival submissions will be accepted FROM OCTOBER 1, 2015 until JANUARY 15, 2016 through Sonicbids ( 

Submissions must include:

  • Band name and short bio (100 words)

  • A minimum of 2 songs

  • Contact information

  • Suggested performance fee

Due to the high volume of submissions, only those selected will be contacted. Thank you so much to everyone who takes the time to apply.