Summerfest, ReverbNation Team To Launch Free Artist Submissions
January 21, 2015 at 1:08 PM (PT)
MILWAUKEE WORLD FESTIVAL and REVERBNATION announced a three-year agreement commencing with SUMMERFEST 2015 to make the latter the exclusive online submission platform for musical artists interested in performing at "The World's Largest Music Festival." Submissions can be made at www.reverbnation.com
Started in 1968, SUMMERFEST has joined together the music industry's hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites with approximately 900,000 people from MILWAUKEE and around the world. Set along the shores of Lake Michigan, the 11-day festival gathers over 800 acts giving over 1,000 performances performing music spanning all genres, from alternative rock to country, R&B, Top 40, classic rock, reggae and everything in between. Artists that would like the chance to perform at SUMMERFEST can submit applications now through MARCH 31st for free.
"SUMMERFEST is committed to providing opportunities for musicians from across the world to experience performing at 'The World's Largest Music Festival'," said MILWAUKEE WORLD FESTIVAL Chief Marketing Officer JOHN BOLER. "Our new relationship with REVERBNATION will help further this effort and allow us to provide fans with the best and most diverse live music experiences possible."
REVERBNATION provides more than 3.8 million artists with meaningful opportunities and promotional tools to achieve their career goals.
"It's always been our mission to provide artists access to premier opportunities like SUMMERFEST," said REVERBNATION CEO MIKE DOERNBERG. "REVERBNATION has long sought to remove application fees from the opportunity submission process. To achieve this goal, and in keeping with our 'Artists First' mission, we worked with SUMMERFEST to make free submissions a core component of our relationship."
SUMMERFEST 2015 will take place JUNE 24th-28th, and pick up JUNE 30th-JULY 5th in MILWAUKEE.