35 Denton 2016

Posted by:  35 Denton  | When:  –  | Where: Denton, Texas, USA

  Booking 70 Sonicbids bands

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There are 70 slots reserved for Sonicbids artists at 35 Denton this year. All selected artists will receive food/drinks/hospitality and can sell merch on-site. 

Special Early Pricing:

Submissions Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015: $10 USD
Submissions Dec 1- Dec 15, 2015 - Final Deadline: $15 USD

The Opportunity

Run entirely by veteran volunteers & entering its seventh year, 35 Denton features eclectic and diverse lineups of local, national and international artists, both established and up-and-coming, drawn heavily from the vibrant and diverse music scene of North Texas.

This year's festival will take place March 11 - 13, 2016, at various venues throughout Denton. Venue capacities range from 250-500 plus an outdoor stage area with a capacity of 5,000. Participating venues include Dan's Silverleaf, Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Hailey's, and more. There are 15,000 total attendees expected at the fest.

Past Performers Include:
The Flaming Lips, Jesus and Mary Chain, Killer Mike, Built to Spill, !!!, Solange, The Zombies, Bun B, Portugal the Man, Best Coast, Dr. Dog, Big Boi, The Mountain Goats, Monotonix, Brutal Juice, Sarah Jaffe, The Baptist Generals, Slobberbone

The Band

  • 35 Denton is open to all varieties of music including, but not limited to, indie, rock, electronic, hip hop, soul, funk, r&b, jazz, country, blues
  • No cover bands
  • Booking team will evaluate all submissions and is comprised of individuals with vastly different interests and tastes in music.  The more information a band can provide us about themselves, the better.  Beyond audio recordings, submission of quality video of live performances is strongly encouraged if available

The Gig


  • 45 minute sets
  • Sound equipment (mics, PA's, monitors) to be supplied
  • No backline provided
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Artists will receive food/drinks/hospitality
  • Artists will be featured in press that the festival does
  • Bands can sell merch on site