We are thrilled to announce that submissions are now open for FEST FORWARD 2K18!FEST FORWARD 2K18 will be happening at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre from November 16th-18th 2018. FEST FORWARD is open to all “emerging” acts of all ages and genres. Applicants must reside in New Brunswick.

What do we mean by “emerging”? If you are just cutting your teeth in the music scene and want to learn from industry pros on how to take your stuff to the next level, FEST FORWARD is for you!!

If you have bookshelf full of ECMAs and lots of radio play…not so much.

Selected participants must be available to participate throughout the entirety of the festival.

If selected, FEST FORWARD will provide you with the following opportunities: paid live performance, recording a demo/ single with certified engineers, band photo op with trained photographers, professional development workshops with music industry professionals, a 2019 performance slot at a renowned East Coast music festival and other great prizes.

Only 6-8 submissions will be selected, so please complete your application thoughtfully and entirely.
All applicants will be notified of the selections by mid-October.

FEST FORWARD 2K18 applications will be juried by our organizing committee made up of musicians and industry professionals.

Fest Forward, previously known as NBME, is an annual music festival for emerging New Brunswick musicians presented by the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday October 17th.

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