PLAY: 2019 SoWa Open Market Season

Posted by:  SoWa Boston  | When:  –  | Where: SoWa Open Market, 460 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  Booking 10 Sonicbids bands
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Now in its 16th season, the award-winning SoWa Open Market is Boston's largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, brewers, and musicians. Driven by the goal of building community and supporting small businesses, the SoWa Open Market provides an opportunity for local artisans to share their products and passions. 

The Opportunity

SoWa Open Market is looking for 30 Sonicbids artists for their 2018 season, happening from May-October, 2019. 

Each Sunday, vendors, and visitors from across New England converge in SoWa, amidst a vibrant landscape of artist studios, galleries, boutiques, and design showrooms. Meet the makers, explore the neighborhood, and play to a local crowd. 

The Band

  • Welcome to unplugged, indie-funky talent
  • Open to local New England artists or artists touring the area
  • Welcome to folk, indie, rock, jazz, and world genres
  • No metal or hip hop
  • Must have cool, upbeat sound that would play well with a diverse crowd

The Gig

  • The Market is open every Sunday, May 5 - October 27, 10 am - 4 pm
  • Recommended gig time is 11 am - 2 pm, including an hour lunch break. Times are flexible between 10 am and 4 pm
  • A 10 x 10 tent and access to power is available
Additional Compensation Details: 
  • Inclusion in event promotion 
  • Selected artists may solicit tips

Apply by Oct 18, 2019

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