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Home > Eligible Showcase Events and Application Deadlines

Eligible Showcase Events and Application Deadlines

Eligible Showcases

Eligible events are those that have a mostly music industry audience or delegation. The fund cannot support artists to play at festivals for the general public.

 

Examples of showcase festivals:

  • SXSW in Austin, USA*
  • Tallinn Music Week, Tallinn, Estonia
  • JazzAhead, Bremen, Germany
  • Mondo, New York, USA
  • Folk Alliance International, Kansas City, USA
  • Eurosonic, Groningen, The Netherlands*
  • Americana Music Association Festival, Nashville, USA
  • Canadian Music Week, Toronto, Canada
  • A3C Hip Hop Festival, Atlanta, USA
  • WOMEX
  • Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Classical Next, Vienna, Austria
  • Rochester Jazz Festival, New York, USA

 

There are over 50 eligible events each year. Below is a list of eligible events also noting those which we know have pivoted to digital or hybrid events.

If you have been invited to play an event and are unsure of its suitability, please email info@prsfoundation.com

*Please Note: For high demand events such as SXSW and Eurosonic we run specific application deadlines which are noted below.  

 

Month Showcase Location Type Deadline
January APAP Hybrid Min. 8 weeks before
January Eurosonic Noorderslag Groningen, Netherlands Hybrid (IRL & Virtual) 6th December 2021
February Breakout West Western Canada IRL Min. 8 weeks before
March SXSW Austin, USA IRL 6th December 2021**
7th January 2022
March New Colossus New York, USA IRL 6th December 2021
7th January 2022
March Music PEI Prince Edward Island, Canada IRL  

Min. 8 weeks before

April Jazz Ahead Bremen, Germany IRL Min. 8 weeks before
May Folk Alliance International Kansas City, USA Hybrid Min. 8 weeks before
May Classical:NEXT Rotterdam, Netherlands TBC Min. 8 weeks before
May Canadian Music Week Toronto, Canada TBC Min. 8 weeks before
June Rochester Jazz Festival New York, USA IRL Min. 8 weeks before
September Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany IRL June
September MU:CON Seoul, Korea IRL Min. 8 weeks before
September MUTEK Montreal, Canada Hybrid Min. 8 weeks before
September Pop Montreal Montreal, Canada Hybrid Min. 8 weeks before
September Vienna Waves Austria Hybrid Min. 8 weeks before
October New Skool Rules Rotterdam, Netherlands IRL Min. 8 weeks before
October Tallinn Music Week Tallinn, Estonia IRL Min. 8 weeks before
October Americana Music Festival Nashville, USA IRL Min. 8 weeks before
October WOMEX takes place in a different territory each year IRL July
October Amsterdam Dance Event Netherlands Festival only Min. 8 weeks before
October A3C Atlanta, USA  

IRL

Min. 8 weeks before
October Zandari Festa South Korea TBC Min. 8 weeks before
October Nouvelle Prague Prague IRL Min. 8 weeks before
November Iceland Airwaves Iceland  

2021 edition CANCELLED

Min. 8 weeks before
November LUCfest Taiwan IRL Min. 8 weeks before
November M for Montreal Montreal, Canada  

Hybrid

Min. 8 weeks before
December SIM Sao Paulo Brasil  

TBC

Min. 8 weeks before