To be considered for a performance showcase at LAUNCH 2023, all performers must formally submit through our website submissions platform. As is our custom since year one, all submitted artists, regardless of whether or not they are placed to perform at the festival, are invited to attend LAUNCH 2023, with up to (5) complementary standard weekend badges!

All submitted artists are also invited to promote their material, through LAUNCH 2023 Print & Online Guide Ads, LAUNCH 2023 Compilation CD & Playlist, Attendee Bag Inserts, and more! A LAUNCH representative will contact each and every submitted artists regarding these promotional opportunities. Additionally, LAUNCH Exclusive lodging nightly rates and weekend lodging package information will be made available to every one of you!

Please make sure that the contact info you provide is one that you check regularly, as all opportunities are time sensitive!

  • ALL genres are welcome at LAUNCH! We proudly showcase ALL genres of music from all over the world.
  • LAUNCH is all ages to perform at & to attend. Some partnering venues may have age restrictions and those showcases are advertised accordingly.
  • LAUNCH showcase performances are generally 30 minutes long unless otherwise noted.
  • Up to (5) complimentary LAUNCH badges will be available for submitted artists. Complimentary LAUNCH badges are for performing artists only! Complimentary badges will NOT be granted to non-performing crew, managers, agents, merch team, or anyone that is not a performing member of the group. If your group has 6 or more members, additional badges may be purchased at a discounted rate.
  • LAUNCH showcases will take place in the evening/at night on April 13, 14, & 15, 2023.
  • There is a non-refundable $50 performance consideration application fee to cover peer-board review and placement logistics. This fee will be collected along with this form and is due regardless of showcase placement. Checkout for the application fee is on the next page. Completion of this application does NOT guarantee you a performance slot at the 2023 festival. Placement invites will be made AFTER submissions are closed for the year.
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Tell us about yourself

All submissions must be received by Sunday, February 5th at 11:59PM EST

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Contact Name*

About the Artist

Ex. Linktree, Bandcamp, Webpage
Current Location*
This info helps us with showcase placement. Checking "yes" below will not limit you to an all-acoustic showcase slot.
All ages are welcome to apply to LAUNCH Music Conference. Some partnering venues are 21+ so this information just helps us with placements if artist is invited to perform!
Up to (5) complimentary conference badges will be made to performing artists only. For larger groups, discounted badges will be available if you have 6 or more members.
Availability to Perform*
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A non-refundable performance consideration application fee is required to cover peer-board review and placement logistics.