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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
  • Midem, Cannes, France
  • 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. We highly recommend the – an invaluable resource for those considering international events.

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

Month Showcase Location Type Deadline
January APAP New York, USA TBC Min. 8 weeks before
January Eurosonic Noorderslag Groningen, Netherlands Hybrid (IRL & Virtual) October
February Folk Alliance International Kansas City, USA Virtual Min. 8 weeks before
March SXSW Austin, USA Virtual December
March MusExpo Hollywood, USA TBC J Min. 8 weeks before
March New Colossus New York, USA TBC December
April Jazz Ahead Bremen, Germany TBC Min. 8 weeks before
May Tallinn Music Week Tallinn, Estonia TBC 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
May New Skool Rules Rotterdam, Netherlands IRL Min. 8 weeks before
June Midem Cannes, France TBC Min. 8 weeks before
June Rochester Jazz Festival New York, USA IRL Min. 8 weeks before
September Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg, Germany TBC June
September MU:CON Seoul, Korea TBC Min. 8 weeks before
September MUTEK Montreal, Canada TBC Min. 8 weeks before
September Pop Montreal Montreal, Canada TBC Min. 8 weeks before
September Vienna Waves Austria TBC Min. 8 weeks before
October Americana Music Festival Nashville, USA TBC Min. 8 weeks before
October Music PEI Prince Edward Island, Canada TBC Min. 8 weeks before
October WOMEX takes place in a different territory each year Virtual July
October Amsterdam Dance Event Netherlands Hybrid (IRL & Virtual) Min. 8 weeks before
October A3C Atlanta, USA Virtual Min. 8 weeks before
October Breakout West Western Canada Virtual 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 TBC Min. 8 weeks before
November LUCfest Taiwan IRL Min. 8 weeks before
November M for Montreal Montreal, Canada TBC Min. 8 weeks before
December SIM Sao Paulo Brasil Virtual Min. 8 weeks before