Brittney Crush performs at VCF
Photo by Sadie Baczynska

Artist Submissions

Attention Emerging Artists

Are you a performing artist with a killer band? Looking for a venue that loves to showcase new talent? Then submit your application today with us.

See the Requirements for Participation below.

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Concerts in Warner Park. Submissions are closed for 2022, but you can still apply for 2023 as part of our Emerging Artist program.

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Concerts in North Hollywood. Submissions are closed for 2022, but you can still apply for 2023 as part of our Emerging Artist program.

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Rock the Valley – Battle of the Bands
Coming in winter 2022/2023


Requirements for Particpation

Please continue with the application process if you are willing to agree with ALL of the following requirements:

  1. The showcase series is open to music of all genres and styles. However, great emphasis will be given to those bands closely resembling our headline acts.
  2. Bands must provide their own backline equipment*
  3. Be willing to perform for 45-minutes from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
  4. Artists performance must consist of at least 90% original work. Artists may play no more than two cover songs during the set.
  5. Must provide a high-resolution photo for print and web
  6. Must provide a one paragraph bio for print and web
  7. Must be willing to promote their event, including VCF’s headline performer via your social media and website by providing appropriate links
  8. Minimize speaking during your performance. You are there to perform your work
  9. May NOT use vocal or instrument backtracking. Your performance must be 100% live.
  10. No foul and/or inappropriate language in your lyrics or suggestive body language while on stage
  11. Leave your egos at home
  12. Don’t be late for line check or your performance. Be ready to perform when called to the stage.

*It may be possible to share some or all backline equipment with the headline act. VCF’s sound engineer will contact you at least two weeks in advance to confirm. Plan on bringing your backline equipment.