FEST: Preakness Balloon Festival (MD)

Posted by:  Preakness Balloon Festival  | When:  –  | Where: Howard County Fairground, 2210 Fairgrounds Rd, West Friendship, Maryland, USA

  Booking 10 Sonicbids bands

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We're currently looking for family-friendly bands for the Preakness Balloon Festival! While the headliner is the 20+ hot air balloons we need some live music too! Submit now to perform for 4000 - 6000 guests per day. 

The Opportunity

We're looking for bands 10 bands to play 45-minute sets going quickly!

Preakness Balloon Festival will have over 25 hot air balloons, tethered balloon rides, a large kid zone, a beer and wine garden, Maryland’s finest vendors, the Baltimore area’s best food, a balloon glow after dusk, live music on the main stage by SIR ROD – “One Hot Rod Stewart Tribute Show”, a DJ set by Rockin’ Rob and many more! This is a great opportunity to play in front of thousands of new fans.

The Band

Please submit a high res photo, video, and social media. We're currently looking for uptempo bands that can bring a party vibe and make people dance. All genres are welcome to apply!

The Gig

Perform for 4-6K peopleBands also get on radio Interviews and/or performance on WQLL to promote your appearance
There will be strong Social Media marketing for the festival

Pay is determined upon booking

PA provided

Backline provided 

Bands receive drink tickets and discount on food


  • Compensation Amount: Up to $250.00