FEST: 2019 Sailfest (CT)

Posted by:  DNLA  | When:  –  | Where: New London, Connecticut, USA

  Booking 8 Sonicbids bands

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At least eight (8) Sonicbids artists are guaranteed slots at this year's Sailfest, taking place July 12-14, 2019. 

Selected artists will be compensated with a fee that is negotiated upon booking.

The Opportunity

Sailfest is New England's premiere street festival, located in the heart of New London. The three-day event boasts 50+ artists on 2 stages, hundreds of vendors and the fourth largest fireworks display on the east coast. The event draws 300,000+ people to New London's Historic Waterfront District for one explosive weekend.

Sailfest produces two stages of free entertainment as well as a new Kids Stage, where children of all ages will enjoy free shows and entertainment. All proceeds raised during Sailfest are donated back to the city to support community nonprofit organizations. 

Previous Performers Include:
Dr. Dog, The Slip, Alice Smith, Ivan Neville and Dumpsta Funk, Jason Isbell (Drive-By Truckers), Max Creek, Inner Circle, Christine Ohlman, Gaelic Storm, Rebirth Brass Band

The Band

  • Accepted genres include, but are not limited to:  Rock, Celtic, Hip-Hop, Soul, Country, Blues

The Gig


  • Sound systems and some backline will be provided at the festival, but artists are responsible for bringing their own instruments and necessary backline
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Selected artists will be compensated with a fee that is negotiated upon booking


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking