FEST: Jerk, Seafood, And Vegan Festival (IL)

Posted by:  International Festival of Life  | When:  | Where: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 We are now in preparation for our 3rd annual JSVFest which is set for September 7 and 8, 2019 at Park 540 in Chicago, Illinois. This family-friendly event is a community based festival in partnership with sponsors, families, friends and others who will be treated to the real taste and satisfaction of Jerk, Seafood and Vegan cuisines; plus games, arts, crafts and of course music. This year we're looking to find the best artist on Sonicbids to showcase at our upcoming festival.

The Opportunity

Jsvfest is a family-friendly Caribbean style foodie and reggae inspired festival that features live music, Jamaican jerk hot spiced food, chef demos, Jerk Cook-off, and other activities. This spicy weekend offers a unique and memorable experience that is full of spice, music, and food in the heart of Chicago. Jsvfest is a 2-day Caribbean style food/music festival featuring international and local reggae and island-inspired music. If you have a cool reggae or tropical sound, enjoy Carribean food, this is the gig for you!Apply now for this opportunity to play some music, hang loose and enjoy the good Irie vibes. 

The Band

We're looking for Reggae, Roots, Soca, Calypso, and Dancehall Artists. We're Looking for Local, Regional, National and International Acts. 

Bands must promote the festival

Bands must have solid online presence

Bands can sell their merch at the fest

Bands must be at the professional caliber and have stage experience

The Gig

Jsvfest takes place September 7 and 8, 2019 at Park 540 in Chicago, Illinois

Pay is determined upon booking

Festival will be a guarantee

PA provided

Basic backline provided 

Bands receive drink and food tickets 

Capacity 10 000+


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking