Musician’s FAQ

Boston Arts Festival+ -- Musician 2024

Boston area musicians: Thanks for your interest in The Boston Arts Festival and related Artists Crossing Shows. We are seeking bands that have an established following in the greater Boston area and that are capable of quickly and professionally plugging into a provided backline and playing. Please fill out the following information and click Submit (only click submit one time, please). All fields with an asterisk (*) are required. Make sure you have cookies enabled for the site in case of a mistake (or your info will be lost and the form cleared.) If your submission was successful, you will see a screen afterwards stating success.

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The Boston Arts Festival will be Saturday Sept. 7th & Sunday Sept. 8th from 11AM to 6PM

Performance Request
Please note: due to the nature of the Festival, the funds we raise will be used for the stage rental, sound engineer, PA system, and backline rental. We cannot at this time pay the performers. I/we would like to apply to play at the following show(s):
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Submit at least one link to your music / performances on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, etc.
Link to your music / performances on Facebook, Spotify, etc.
Link to your music / performances (Facebook, Bandcamp, etc.)
Link to your music / performances (Facebook, Bandcamp, etc.)
This info (about you, your music, etc.) will be listed on your personal page on The Boston Arts Festival website
The Boston Arts Festival showcases Boston's fine artists and musicians. If you are not currently living within the 495 Loop, please explain your ties to the City.
Please submit a .jpg photo of your band for promotional purposes. (max 5MB)
Accepted file types: jpg, Max. file size: 5 MB.
You may submit more pictures for promotion on our website and social media.
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    Are you available to play:
    How long would your set be with original songs only?
    How long would your set be with some cover songs?
    What is your ideal set length?
    Is there anything else you would like the Jury Committee to know?
    By entering my name below and submitting this form to The Boston Arts Festival, I agree that I will hold harmless The Boston Arts Festival, The Boston Arts Festival Committee and its members, Christopher Columbus Park, The City of Boston, the Department of Parks & Recreation, and all of their representatives, volunteers, visitors, participants, heirs, and assigns from any and all claims, charges, actions, liabilities, and damages, that are incurred, suffered, or obtained by me or my representatives in connection with or related to the Boston Arts Festival (collectively "Claims"), and I hereby agree to waive and will not assert, pursue, or attempt to collect upon any Claims against any of the Boston Arts Festival parties.