Musician Application

Thanks for your interest in performing at the 2019 Nightjar Festival. We’re excited for another great season in 2019 and we’re looking for great bunch of acts to entertain the crowd. If you’re a musician who plays original music we’d love to hear from you!

Before you get started with your online application, there’s a few things you should know:

  1. You must be able to perform a 1 hour set of original music.
  2. We have limited performance slots available for solo/duo acts. Bands are strongly encouraged to apply.
  3. Applicants for the NightJar Festival in Torquay must be available to perform on either Thursday 3rd, 10th, 17th or 24th January 2019.
  4. Applicants for the NightJar In The City in Geelong must reside in Geelong or surrounding local regions. Sorry, no Melbourne &/or interstate acts. You must also be available to perform on Friday 1st, 8th, 15th or 22nd February 2019.
  5. There are no hospitality riders; no complimentary ticket allocations (free entry provided to performing musicians only) and no full sound checks – line checks only).
  6. The NightJar Festival has a great merch stand staffed by friendly music lovers ready to sell your gear! The festival attracts 10,000+ punters each night, so it’s a great opportunity to sell CD’s, vinyl, t-shirts and whatever other wares you’ve got!
  7. Musician applications open on 10th August and close on 8th September. No late applications will be accepted.
  8. You will be notified if you’ve been successful by 28th September.
  9. If successful, you must accept your offer and submit your contract by 8th October.
  10. Questions marked with * are compulsory.

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We look forward to receiving your application and wish you all the best!

Click START APPLICATION to get the process rolling.