About showcases

Why showcase?

An entry point for industry newcomers, showcase festivals can be an important stepping stone in your international career.

Granted a slot of 30-60 minutes, bands can play in front of a professional audience of buyers, agents, journalists, experts and influencers from various backgrounds and show their best qualities and their unique offerings. 

UPBEAT supports artists through showcase festivals, granting stage time, recognition, pro feedback, learning opportunities and possibly new bookings.

Our members are showcase festivals with open calls regurarly. Follow our news and don’t miss out on your next opportunity to make a break.

Want to find out more about
what showcases offer for artists?

Open calls

SoAlive Music Conference

2-4 October 2024

Deadline: 22 April 2024

Waves Vienna

5 September 2024

Deadline: 31 May 2024


24 October 2024

Deadline: 1 March 2024