PLAY: First St. Cafe (CA)

Posted by:  First St. Cafe  | When:  –  | Where: Benicia, California, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands
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Come to play at the First St. Cafe in Benicia, CA! We're a Cozy upstairs space that offers water views with light bites & wine, plus live music & entertainment. First St. Cafe is now looking for Sonicbids artists to play this winter/spring.

The Opportunity

First Street Cafe is located in downtown historic Benicia, California. For the last 20 years, we've been a warm place to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy live music - our classic American cafe is where both regulars and visitors delight in our timeless comfort & charm. This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band. 

The Band

  • We are looking for mostly acoustic acts to provide musical entertainment for our guests as they dine. We also host Jazz performances on Sunday afternoons.
  • Bands must be actively playing shows 
  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play
  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase
  • Acts must have a solid online presence 

The Gig

  • No backline provided
  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site
  • Compensation is a minimum of $100 or 25% of sales, whichever is higher 
  • Capacity: 70
  • Bands keep 100% of their merch sales
  • We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!


  • Compensation Amount: Starting at $100.00
  • Percentage of Door: 25%


Apply by May 05, 2020

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