2018 Musikfest

Posted by:  ArtsQuest  | When:  –  | Where: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

 Booking 75 Sonicbids bands
$15.00  Apply now


Up to 75 Sonicbids artists will perform at Musikfest 2018. Artists will be compensated between $100-$1000 for their performance.

Special Early Pricing:
Submit through November 1, 2017 to take advantage of discounted submission fee. Price increases to $15 on November 2, 2017

The Opportunity

Musikfest is 10 days of non-stop music on 16 different stages in the heart of Bethlehem, PA. Over three decades have passed since the first Musikfest. And from those humble beginnings, the event has blossomed into a musical spectacular that attracts more than one million people from throughout the country. 

Celebrating its 35th year, Musikfest 2018 will host more than 500 performers and 1 million attendees from across the country and around the globe.

Past Performers Include:
Ray Charles, Stone Temple Pilots, Ludacris, Sublime, The Dixie Chicks, The Beach Boys, MGMT, Young the Giant, Carrie Underwood, Maroon 5, Sheryl Crow

The Band

  • Genres accepted include Rock, Folk/Americana, World/Celtic/Reggae, Jazz, Family, Soul/R&B, Funk, and more
  • Artists can perform original music or covers
  • Acoustic and electric acts will be accepted
  • Performances must be family friendly

The Gig


  • No drinking onstage 
  • Set lengths range between 40-120 minutes
  • Basic backline will be provided
  • Sound equipment will be provided
Additional Compensation Details:
  • Artists will be compensated between $100-$1000
  • Artists will be featured in festival press and promotion
  • Artists can sell merch onsite


  • Compensation Amount: $100.00 - $1,000.00


Apply by Feb 28, 2018

Max Application Fee:

This opportunity requires an entry fee to apply.