FEST: Appalachian Festival (OH)

Posted by:  The Appalachian Festival  | When:  | Where: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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 One of the springtime's most popular family festivals held along the scenic Ohio River at historic Coney Island. The Appalachian Festival is a Mother's Day Weekend tradition that is celebrating its 51st year of bringing the Appalachian culture to life. This three-day festival features traditional Appalachian music, handmade crafts, storytelling, dancing, an authentic pioneer village, mouthwatering food, and much more. We're currently looking sonic bids artists to play this upcoming 2020 festival.

The Opportunity

Appalachian Festival is a multicultural celebration with a wide range of music, drinks, food, art, and culture activities. This is an amazing opportunity that gives a platform to local, regional, national and artists to perform on. Appalachian Festival is one of Ohio's most respected and most loved festivals and has given an opportunity to many local acts. We're currently booking Sonicbids artists for various time slots throughout the festival. If you have an Appalachian sound, and you're looking to gain a wider audience, apply now! 

The Band

  • We're looking for Traditional, Bluegrass, Folk and Acoustic music that's inspired and has elements of the Appalachian sound

  • Bands must be actively playing shows and have fans in Ohio
  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase
  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site
  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play
  • Ideally, we're looking for local and regional talent

The Gig

Date THE 51ST ANNUAL APPALACHIAN FESTIVAL takes place May 8-10, 2020

Mother's Day Weekend, Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio

All-ages event

Pay is determined upon booking

PA provided

sound engineer and backline provided

Artists get food and drink tickets

Capacity 500+


Apply by Mar 18, 2020

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