2017 Old Settler's Music Festival

Posted by:  Old Settler's Music Festival  | When:  –  | Where: Driftwood, Texas, USA

 Booking 1 Sonicbids band

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Old Settler's Music Festival is booking 1 Sonicbids artist for their event April 20th-23rd. Selected act will be compensated.

The Opportunity

Old Settler's Music Festival is one of Central Texas’ signature events. The festival features about 20 bands on four stages as well as performance workshops from many of the festival musicians and hosts 17,000 people throughout the weekend. The 2017 festival will be held April 20-23. On Thursday, there is a “Settle In” show at the campground, Friday and Saturday feature three stages at the Salt Lick Pavilion, and Sunday closes out the event at the campground with an eclectic mix of festival artists.

Past Performers Include: 
Iron and Wine, Michael Franti, Patty Griffin, Bruce Hornsby, Yonder Mountain String Band, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Delbert McClinton, Roseanne Cash

Sponsors Include:
SouthStar Bank, Collings Guitars, KUTX-FM, Sun Radio, Sierra Nevada, Duchman Winery, Austin Voice Data, Juiceland, Shweiki Media

The Band

  • All ages encouraged to submit
  • Roots, Americana and folk only (includes bluegrass, blues, jam bands, folk rock, country, gospel)
  • Bands are preferred over solo acts

The Gig


  • Backline can be provided and catered to individual act's needs
  • Professional sound and lighting provided
  • One campground stage and 3 covered stages at Salt Lick Pavilion
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Compensation determined at the time of booking
  • Artist retains 80% of merch sales after Texas states sales tax


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking