DIRTY FEST 2016 INFO:

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ACT / BAND TODAY!!!!

Dirty Dog Bar – located at 505 East 6th Street in Austin, Texas is the largest and best equipped live music venue on 6th Street. We are currently accepting submissions from artists, bands, labels and or management companies for the opportunity to showcase a live music performance during the largest MUSIC FESTIVAL/CONFERENCE in the world from March 13- March 16, 2016. We will be hand selecting between 40
 & 50 artists and/or bands at this FREE ADMISSION showcase series.

FIND OUT HOW TO GET YOUR ACT SELECTED BELOW.

Dirty Dog is an official SXSW venue during the music portion of the festival. “DIRTY FEST” and other such day parties are not official SXSW showcases nor are affiliated in any way with SXSW as a franchise. For any info regarding SXSW Music Festival click here.

However, this festival attracts local, national, and international promoters, label reps, managers, booking agents, photographers, fans and more.

Performers that are selected will receive a minimum 30 minute set with a professional sound system and dedicated sound engineer at one of Austin’s most reputable venues.

For any house sound system equipment questions you may have click here.

A full professional backline will be provided at no charge due to limited space and very limited access to load-in locations. Artists selected will be required to use Drum and Bass backline equipment. There will also be a selection of guitar amps / cabinets available. We request artists use equipment provided, and do not bring their own.

Guitars, Basses, Wind Instruments, Cables, Cymbals, Foot Pedals and Snares will not be provided. To see a detailed list of all available backline equipment click here.

We are accepting submissions for many genres including but not limited to rock, blues, metal, country, funk, alternative etc.

Selections will be based upon musical creativity, established presence, media buzz and just plain ol’ talent.

Artists selected to perform will not receive compensation or travel expenses to play at these showcases.

This is your chance to perform on the same stage as notable acts such as Hole(Courtney Love), Shadows Fall, The Donnas, Skindred, Corrosion of Conformity, Down(Phil Anselmo), Reckless Kelly, Crowbar, Weedeater, Travie McCoy, Red Fang, Hed PE, The Bar-Kays, God Forbid, Jackson Taylor, Veil of Maya, Juliette Lewis, Helmet, The Browning, Eve 6, Lucero, Ill Nino, Teseract, Whitechapel, Soulfly, Chimaira, After the Burial, The Faceless, Heavy As Texas, Guitar Legend Dick Dale,Filter, Alien Ant Farm, Crossfaith and many many more!!

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ACT / BAND TODAY!!!!