APPLY TO SHOWCASE AT WIDE DAYS

If you would like to showcase at Wide Days, please ensure you meet the following criteria and then complete the application form:

  • You must be based in Scotland.
  • All performing musicians (+ manager if applicable) can attend an induction day on 4 March to prepare for Wide Days and subsequent opportunities. Location TBA but will be in Edinburgh or Glasgow.
  • All performers are able to attend the Wide Days convention on 21 April (10am-6pm).
  • You have a strong live show.
  • You have built a profile in your area e.g blogs/press/radio.
  • You are serious about building a career in music and are in a position to take up opportunities such as touring and festival dates.
  • You have press materials including a high-resolution, colour photograph and up-to-date biography.
  • You are members of PRS (songwriters) and PPL (performers) or equivalent foreign collection societies by mid-February.
  • You are available for media interviews and appearances.
  • You will promote your showcase and will engage with the organisers to get the most from the slot.
  • You will not book any other shows in Edinburgh at least 4 weeks either side of the showcase, without prior agreement with Wide Days.
  • You agree to your set being filmed.
  • You agree to fulfilling a free guestlist allocation of at least 75 (solo act) / 100 (band).



We provide:

  • £200 towards expenses.
  • Food and drink rider.
  • Convention ticket for each performing artist and one representative (e.g manager).
  • Basic backline (upon request).
  • A professional sound engineer.
  • Full soundcheck.
  • Dedicated promotion of showcases and participating acts including PR, social media and website. 
  • A full email list of all public showcase attendees.
  • An induction day to prepare for Wide Days and subsequent opportunities.


Please note we are unable to provide feedback or accept applications after the deadline.

DEADLINE - MIDNIGHT MONDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2017.

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Please include a link to listen to the track (Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Spotify or YouTube)
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Please include a link to listen to the track (Soundcloud, Bandcamp, Spotify or YouTube)
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Please include a link to download (dropbox, website, EPK etc)a full-colour, HIGH RESOLUTION (300dpi) press photo . Please note photographs on Facebook or Google Images are NOT suitable.
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Secondary Contact Name *
Secondary Contact Name
Can You Attend the Convention? *
We require all performers to attend the Wide Days convention.
Please provide a link to download your technical spec/stage plot/channel list (dropbox/Google drive/website/EPK). A PDF file is preferred.
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