Indie Week UK 2017

Posted by:  Indie Week Inc.  | When:  –  | Where: Manchester, England, GBR

 Booking 10 Sonicbids bands
$0.00 

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Summary

Indie Week UK has reserved 10 slots for all UK acts applying though online submissions. All selected artists will receive festival wristbands and passes, allowing artists access to all Indie Week UK showcases, VIP events, and Indie101 conferences covering topics in music, film, tech and social media. 

NOTE: All acts must be from the UK. Acts from other territories will not be considered.

The Opportunity

Indie Week UK is an annual music festival that takes place in Manchester, England and showcases emerging artists in front of the music industry elite. The event is expected to draw at least 1,000 guests. Industry professionals from fields ranging from A&R, booking, labels, legal, management, press, and production are on board to determine which band is the “best of the fest”, winning the grand prize of a trip to Toronto to headline Indie Week Canada 2018 showcasing 250+ acts from around the world, for up to 5 band members (band members only).

Past Performers Include:
New City Kings, The Hot Sprockets, Leading Armies, Dearly Beloved, Corner Boy, The Dunwells, Axis Of, Todd Dorigo, Rook and The Ravens

The Band

  • All genres are welcomed 
  • Bands/artists must not be signed directly to a major label. Bands signed to an indie label with major distribution are still allowed to apply. 

The Gig

Details:

  • Set lengths are 30 minutes on average
  • Sound equipment (mics, PA's, monitors) will be supplied
  • Basic backline (drumset, amps) will be provided except for breakables 
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Bands will receive festival wristbands allowing them to attend the festival and network with notable industry in lieu of payment 
  • A special hotel rate for Indie Week artists may be negotiated 
  • Indie Week conducts comprehensive marketing/social media & PR campaigns. Artists will be mentioned and/or featured in these campaigns 
  • Artists can sell merch on-site
  • "Best of the fest" winner will receive grand prize of a trip to Toronto to headline Indie Week Canada 2017 showcasing 250+ acts from around the world, for up to 5 band members (band members only)

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