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Summerfest Partners with ReverbNation to Discover Up-and-Coming Artists

Want to play Summerfest? Submit your media kit through ReverbNation
Want to play Summerfest? Submit your media kit through ReverbNation

Summerfest® 2021 — The World’s Largest Music Festival® is no longer accepting submissions.

ReverbNation is the exclusive submission platform for Summerfest® presented by American Family Insurance. The talent buyers of Summerfest and the A&R Department of ReverbNation will work closely together to choose at least 15 ReverbNation artists to perform at this year’s festival.

Summerfest is one of the oldest music festivals in North America, featuring over 1,000 performances on 12 stages, along with food, beverages, and activities, all in a world-class festival setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. Annually, approximately 750,000 Summerfest fans travel across the globe for the festival, a testament to Summerfest’s official designation — “The World’s Largest Music Festival®”. 

Additional Details

  • Selected artists will perform 45 to 60-minute sets on one of Summerfest’s festival stages
  • Compensation will be negotiated directly with the promoter upon acceptance

How does the ReverbNation opportunity work?

Artists must have or create a ReverbNation artist profile as well as have a basic level account in order to submit to the gig opportunity.

At least 15 ReverbNation artists will be selected to take the stage during the iconic Summerfest music festival, which features more than 800 artists spanning all genres, from alternative to rock to country, hip hop, classic rock, indie, and everything in between. In 2019, ReverbNation artists selected to be a part of Summerfest’s lineup included Yam Haus from Minneapolis, MN, Matt Hoyles from Vancouver, BC, Dragondeer from Denver, CO and Rocket Cat from Shorewood, WI, among others.

ReverbNation provides approximately 5 million artists with exciting opportunities and promotional tools to achieve their career goals. This expertise, combined with ReverbNation’s unique curation capabilities, offers the perfect opportunity to discover new and unique talent.