While the prospect of playing to a seething crowd of eager listener that many music festivals provide is certainly enticing to most musicians, landing these types of gigs is easier said than done. This article helps illuminate how to do it successfully.
In this recent piece of advice from the pages of MusicThinkTank, DCumming explains the best way for artists to land a coveted slot playing at a festival.
“As stated earlier, performance slots are hard to come by. Thus, it is wise to follow up on any submissions you make to promoters. This is because; you never know when an opportunity may come up. Also, performance slots can come up last minute, and you need to be ready to take up such opportunities. Responding to any communication should not be after 24 hours. After all, there are numerous gadgets you can use to respond to messages quickly.”