Deadline: Fri 1 Mar 2024 23:59

A selection of emerging artists will be programmed to perform as part of a multi-venue showcase on the Thursday and Friday of Wide Days. Artists will also have access to the full conference programme, a pre-event briefing and artist networking brunch.

ℹ️ Applications will be assessed on a regular basis from November onwards. We advise you submit when you are ready, as opposed to waiting until the final deadline.

Who is it for?

Artists or music creators who have built a profile in Scotland, and are now beginning to develop a fanbase across other parts of the UK and/or beyond.

You should already be generating some of the following: team members, festival bookings, national press, radio play, streaming playlists and showcase festival bookings.

What’s included?

  • £250 performance fee.

  • 30 free tickets for your fans/friends (worth £450).

  • High-quality backline + professional sound and light engineers at your showcase.

  • Free convention passes for all band members and 1 team member.

  • Artist catering (healthy food + drinks).

  • Invitation to artist brunch for all performers at WD24.

What’s expected?


Applications to showcase will also be accepted in video or audio recording format.

  • Guidance can be found below, along with a document containing all the application questions.

  • You must ensure all questions from the applications are covered.

  • You must upload your video or audio file via the form linked in the ‘application questions’ document, and you must also complete the additional fields in the form.

Plain Text Guidance + Video/Audio Application Forms

Talent Development Programme: application guidance | application questions
New From Scotland Showcase: application guidance | application questions

If you require any additional assistance with your application, please contact