Last call for performers for Discovery Stage at Bristol Harbour Festival


23 May 2018




Colston Hall and Bristol Plays Music are looking for young musical talent to play on the Discovery Stage at Bristol Harbour Festival on Juy 21st-22nd.

Young performers aged 14-18 with a passion for music are being asked to apply for a slot on the stage but time is running out, the deadline is Friday, May 25th.

The Discovery Stage will be home to up and coming talent, showcasing the best of Bristol’s young music. Applicants can play anything from hip hop, rock, classical or jazz, whether in a band, a duo or as a solo artist, covers or originals!  If you’re aged 14 – 18, and have 20mins of material, feel you are performance ready and are dedicated and passionate about making music then apply to play on our stage!

The successful young artists chosen to perform on the ‘Discovery Stage’ over the festival weekend, will also have the opportunity to take part in an exclusive creative development day, with  professional artists, hosted at M Shed’s newest attraction the ‘Bristol Music Exhibition’ on the 14th July.

All applicants must live in Bristol and be available on the 14th, 21st and 22nd July.

Each year over 200,000 people attend the festival to enjoy miles of entertainment along the city’s Harbourside including live music, circus performances, food markets, theatre, dance and on-the-water displays.

To apply, please follow this link or apply at  and fill out the form with examples of your music, if you have videos of your live performances please include them!  We want to see you doing your thing.

Alternatively you can call 0117 204 7140. All applications must be entered by the 25th May 2018.

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