2018 Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Posted by:  Deep Ellum Arts Festival  | When:  –  | Where: Deep Ellum Arts Festival, Main Street, Dallas, Texas, USA

 Booking 150 Sonicbids bands

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The 2018 Deep Ellum Arts Festival is booking up to 150 Sonicbids bands. Artists that apply will also be considered for compensated headliner slots.

The Opportunity

Showcasing at the Deep Ellum Arts Festival gets you noticed. Over the last 23 years, both developing and established talent have gained tremendous promotional benefits and reached new audiences at our well established, free to attend visual and performing arts festival.

Past Performers Include:
Delbert McClinton, Astronautalis, Deep Blue Something, The Nixons, Cowboy Mouth, Brave Combo, Lance Lopez, Jim Suhler

The Band

  • Open to all music genres
  • Artists from all over the world
  • Solo acts/full bands
  • Original music only, no cover songs allowed

The Gig


  • Sets run an average of 60 minutes
  • Professionally equipped outdoor concert stages, complete with stage monitors, lighting and sound engineering
  • Basic backline is provided for all 3 main stages
Additional Compensation Details:
  • May sell merch on site
  • VIP green rooms stocked with beverages and nibbles
  • Selected artists may be consider for 4 (four) available headliner slots


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking