FEST: International Fest of Life (IL)

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

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IFOL is one of Chicago's premier festivals that showcases a very diverse culture and music from many nations; primarily from the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America and the United States.  People now call it the “Carnival of Nations”, as it aims at bringing communities together through music and culture. Taking place on July 4-7, 2019, this 3-day festival is a sensory overload of the best Local, regional and international African, Caribbean, Latin, and World music. If you're a Sonicbids artist with a worldly sound and the skills to make thousands jam to your music, this is the festival for you.

The Opportunity

International Fest of Life is 3-day world music inspired festival held in the heart of Chicago. Focused on the African, Caribbean, Latin culture and music, we're looking to showcase the best local, regional and international acts Sonicbids has to offer. If you have a cool worldly sound and looking to jam in front of thousands of new fans, this is the gig for you!

The Band

We're looking for Reggae, Reggaeton, Dancehall, Soul, R&B, Hip-Hop, African, Latin Jazz, Afro-Latin, Afro-Jazz, Afrobeat, Afro-pop acts

Bands must promote the festival

Bands must have a solid online presence

Bands can sell their merch at the fest

Bands must be at the professional caliber and have stage experience

Past acts include the Reggae Fireman Capleton & the Prophecy Band, the King of the Dancehall - Yellowman, Hip Hop star - Ace Hood, Reggae Energy God - Elephant Man,  Reggae premier star - Romain Virgo, and the former President of Haiti and Haitian top entertainer, Sweet  Micky (aka Michel Martelly). Chicago's 2017 Best Female Vocalist - Terisa Griffin and many more...

The Gig

 International Fest of Life takes place July 4-7, 2019 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 15 000+