FEST: Annual Lower East Side festival of the Arts

Posted by:  Theater For The New City  | When:  –  | Where: New York City, New York, USA

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The Lower East Side Festival of the Arts is a free three-day weekend-long extravaganza celebrating the cultural and artistic diversity of the Lower East Side. This event has grown tenfold since its inception in 1996 and is currently attended by over 3,000 people annually. 

We're looking for Sonicbids artists to help fill the bill for the 2020 edition, happening May 25-27. 

The Opportunity

Presented by the Theater for the New City, the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts is a three-day arts event that celebrates dance, theater, film, music, comedy and art being created by New York City's talented emerging artists. By putting on this free event, the founders of the festival hope to contribute to the preservation and progression of innovation and creativity in New York. Get your opportunity to contribute to this festival of the arts.

The Band

  • Open to all genres 
  • Bands must be actively playing shows 
  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play
  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase
  • Acts must have a solid online presence

The Gig

  • May 25-27, 2020 Lower East Side NY, NY
  • PA provided, bands may need to bring some equipment 
  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking


Apply by Apr 22, 2020

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