SXSW Showcasing Artist

Showcasing at SXSW means performing in one of Austin’s famous live music venues for 30,000 industry reps, 3,000 media members, and thousands of fans and fellow musicians from all over the world. Apply for the opportunity to perform at the SXSW Music Festival, taking place March 13-18, 2023. As a Showcasing Artist, you’ll gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media, and new fans. Deadline: October 7, 2022 at 11:59pm PT For… Continue Reading SXSW Showcasing Artist

OKC Rescue Program

Oklahoma City business owners and non-profits with 100 or fewer full-time employees can apply for financial support from the OKC Rescue Program to help recover from the impacts of COVID 19. The program covers business services like marketing, accounting, or business planning; outdoor facade improvements; or COVID-19 mitigation expenses like ventilation and outdoor seating. Qualifications To qualify, the business or nonprofit must be located in Oklahoma City and employ 100 or fewer full time equivalent… Continue Reading OKC Rescue Program

Rural Arts Opportunity Grants – Oklahoma Arts Council

To ensure all Oklahomans have access to the arts, Rural Arts Opportunity Grants are available to organizations in select rural counties. The grant program represents a strategic investment by the Oklahoma Arts Council to advance state goals related to economic development, education, and quality of life. Grants are available to support capacity building and professional development activities, and learning-based or audience-based arts programs. The program was developed through allocated funds from the Oklahoma State Legislature… Continue Reading Rural Arts Opportunity Grants – Oklahoma Arts Council

2022 LIVE! on the Plaza Performer

LIVE! on the Plaza is the Plaza District’s monthly block party. Plaza District loves featuring musicians and street performers that want to get out and play for fun in OKC. If you would like to play street side during the event, then please submit your interest at the link below. If chosen, please understand that this is a free community event and there is potentially no compensation. PA is not provided. If selected you are… Continue Reading 2022 LIVE! on the Plaza Performer

Play Tulsa Music

Play Tulsa Music funding is now available for Tulsa County venues to be used exclusively for offsetting 50% of a musician/band performance fee incurred between April 1 and December 31, 2022. The Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture (Tulsa FMAC) created the Tulsa County Music Recovery Program (Play Tulsa Music) with the goal to create an economic boost to the music ecosystem throughout Tulsa County, as well as help local musicians and the live music sector… Continue Reading Play Tulsa Music

Guitar Center Music Foundation Grant

The Guitar Center Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs. These items are lightly used, blemished or otherwise imperfect and have been collected from manufacturers and retailers. Descriptions regarding the specific imperfections of each instrument will be available to selected programs. The organization is currently awarding acoustic guitars, electric guitars, acoustic-electric guitars, bass guitars and the equipment necessary to play these instruments. However, other traditional music instruments are sometimes available. Traditional… Continue Reading Guitar Center Music Foundation Grant

International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians are invited to participate. ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and… Continue Reading International Songwriting Competition

Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud”

Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud” series goes on a journey with award-winning independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he explores Oklahoma’s vibrant music scene with an eclectic lineup of the state’s rising artists and musicians. From his hometown of Dale, Oklahoma, Adam and the Outsiders Productions team travel the state and connect with these artists in search of the unique voices and stories that build on the foundations of Oklahoma’s rich musical heritage. Watch all… Continue Reading Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud”

Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Scholarship

An applicant must be between the ages of 10 – 19. An Applicant must play a traditional acoustic instrument: such as acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, resophonic guitar or banjo. A music teacher or a performing adult artist must sponsor an applicant by sending a letter of recommendation. The applicant must send a detailed letter of support to the Scholarship Chair by the deadline date. Previous scholarship winners who continue to meet the eligibility requirements… Continue Reading Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Scholarship

BMI Foundation Scholarships

The BMI Foundation announced that it is now accepting online applications for its 2019 scholarship season, open to students attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer five distinct songwriting and composing scholarship competitions, judged by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship, BMI Student Composer Awards, John Lennon Scholarship, peermusic Latin Scholarship and the Nashville Songwriting Scholarship. In addition, the Foundation administers two scholarship competitions… Continue Reading BMI Foundation Scholarships