Folk On The Rocks 38th Annual Music Festival - Performance Opportunity

Happening July 20 - 22, 2018 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Deadline: January 30, 2018

Folk On The Rocks 2018 (FOTR) is a three day music festival held July 20 -22 on the sunny shores of Long Lake, just outside of Yellowknife, NT, Canada. FOTR is looking for two artists to join their roster of performers. 

Flights and accommodations will be covered for selected artists. Monetary compensation is provided and negotiated at the time of booking. Deadline to apply is: Jan 30/18

The Opportunity

Celebrating it's 38th year, FOTR is one of Canada’s top summertime music and cultural festivals, drawing performers from the NWT, Nunavut and all across Canada for the North’s biggest party under the midnight sun. The festival boasts more than 24 hours of programming on five stages, including a children's area and a beer garden, promising fun and enjoyment for all ages. 

Along with the music, crowds can savor international and traditional cuisine at the food fair, buy Northern creative works, and check out other non-profit groups and activities in the artisan tent. Come be a part of the magic as performers from all over Canada and the world create and collaborate in the biggest artistic jam in the North.

Past Performers Include:
Joel Placket Emergency, A Tribe Called Red, Iskwe, Sam Roberts, Tanya Tagaq, Serena Ryder, Great Lake Swimmers, Corb Lund, The Strumbellas, Shred Kelly, Terra Lightfoot and many more.

The band

Family-friendly acts only

The Gig


2-3 support sets of 45-60 minutes
Headliner sets are generally 60-75 minutes 
All performances outdoors
Backline is provided (special requests granted on case by case basis)
Professional sound and engineer provided

Additional Compensation Details:

Compensation is provided and negotiated at the time of booking
Flights and accommodations are covered
Artists receive passes and allowed one guest pass per member
Food and drink provided
Artists may sell merchandise and retain 85% of sales