APPLY: What the Sound (LA) Summer

Posted by:  What the Sound

  Booking 10 Sonicbids bands

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Up-and-coming music publication What the Sound is looking for cool, new artists to feature on their website. They've booked gigs at cool venues like The Satellite, Hi-Hat, and Los Globos. They write dope articles about dope bands, so why wouldn't you want to be featured? What the Sound is currently looking for Sonicbids artists this summer.

The Opportunity

Apply to be featured on What the Sound's website, and possibly book gigs with them. They want to feature the best new music in LA so their readers are exposed to up-and-coming acts.  This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band to play shows and promote upcoming projects. 

The Band

  • We're looking for bands of all genres that play original music. We love Rock, Jazz, Folk, Acoustic, Country, Blues and Soul acts, but we're open to all genres if it's good music

  • This is an opportunity for local, regional and nationally touring artists.

  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site

  • 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 

  • Bands must be actively playing shows 

The Gig

  • There are many different opportunities to use What The Sound as a platform to get visibility and gain a wider fan base: could be an interview or a headlining gig 
  • Capacity for venues we book range from 75-200+
  • PA provided
  • Some Backline is provided
  • Payment TBD upon booking