2019 Official Showcases - Testing

Official showcases take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 10:30pm and and feature artists selected by committee. Each act plays for approximately 15 minutes. Up to eight performers are featured each night. The performances are open to the public. Tickets are $15, and a three-night ticket is $30. Tickets are available at the door on the night of the performance, and do not grant access to any other conference events, including guerrilla showcases.

Applying for an Official Showcase

Before you apply for an official showcase, read the important information below.

  • Applications open December 1, 2018 and close on February 28, 2019. The application fee is $40. All applicants will be notified by March 15.

  • Applicants should wait until after March 15 to register for the conference. Between March 15 and April 15, applicants and their band members can register at a reduced rate (equivalent to the Super Early Bird rate). After April 15, normal registration rates apply.

  • If you are selected for a showcase, you and your band members must register for the conference and be current FAI members.

  • The application form requires links to three (3) live video performances.

  • After you submit your application and pay the fee, return to this page to submit the required files.

  • Official showcase performers from the previous two consecutive years are not considered.

  • Incomplete submissions are not considered.

  • If you distribute materials promoting your performance at the conference, you are responsible for collecting these materials from common areas/tables and disposing of them at the end of the conference.

Apply Now

To apply for an official showcase, do the following:

  1. Click Add to Cart — the application form will appear.

  2. Submit the application form. The application fee will be added to your cart.

  3. Submit the required application files (photo, bio and stage plot) using the form on this page.

  4. Visit your cart and check out.

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