2017 Rifflandia Festival

Posted by:  Rifflandia Festival  | When:  –  | Where: Victoria, British Columbia, CAN

 Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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Rifflandia is booking 3 Sonicbids bands. Selected acts will receive free festival passes. Past headliners include Modest Mouse, Death Cab For Cutie, Girl Talk, Serena Ryder, Kiesza, Macklemore and more.

The Opportunity

Rifflandia Festival was established in 2008 with the goal of creating a unique music and arts festival, set amongst the beautiful and historic downtown of Victoria, British Columbia. The ninth Rifflandia Festival will take place September 14-17, 2017 and feature 200+ performances across multiple stages and venues over 3 days and 4 nights, all within walking distance of one another.

Over the past eight years, Rifflandia Festival has seen exponential growth, becoming a world-class destination and recognized as a festival of choice to attend in Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

Past Performers Include:  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, Jurassic 5, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Cake, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Serena Ryder, Courtney Love, Mother Mother, Death From Above 1979

The Band

  • Artists from all genres will be accepted
  • All artists are encouraged to apply regardless of geographic location

The Gig


  • Sets are 40 minutes each
  • Some participating venues are 19+
  • Backline will be provided for some shows, to be advanced with the festival

Additional Compensation Details:

  • Compensation for selected performers varies 
  • Selected artists will also receive festival passes
  • Festival catering will be provided for selected artists
  • Artists will be featured in festival press release and social media promotion
  • Selected artists can sell merch on-site


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking