The Peterborough Folk Festival is a three-day festival in Peterborough, Ontario, which includes a launch concert at Market Hall, an all-day free festival in Nicholls Oval, and a day of focused workshops. The festival will be held August 23rd-25th, 2013. The Peterborough Folk Festival presents a wide variety of music, from bluegrass to bhangra, folk to hip-hop with a focus on high-quality emerging artists. 3 slots are reserved for Sonicbids artists and all selected artists will be compensated (the exact amount will be negotiated with the Artistic Director at the time of booking). Lodging is provided when necessary.
In addition to 12 hours of live music, the Saturday festival includes an Artisan's Village, Children's Village, Workshops, and a fabulous array of food vendors. With 5 stages and an expected attendance of over 9,000 people, this will be a great opportunity for exposure for emerging artists. Don't miss out on your chance to perform at this influential and respected festival.
Past performers include: Ohbijou, Shad K, Samba Squad, Elliott Brood, and Serena Ryder, who won the Emerging Artist Award at the 2001 Peterborough Folk Fest.
Terms and Conditions
Please include a direct performer email address.
Once selected, performers will be required to provide a high resolution digital photo (300 dpi), 50 word bio, and stage tech sheet.
All submissions are reviewed by the Artistic Director. Thank you for your interest in the 2013 Peterborough Folk Festival.
Apply by Feb 28, 2013
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