Grampians Music Festival Emerging Artists Program

Are you a busker? Unsigned artist? Do you live regional Victoria? Would you love to perform within the beautiful natural scenery of Halls Gap? Do you want a free ticket to Grampians Music Festival? Read on!


Entries for Grampians Music Festival Emerging Artist Program are now open!

We are looking for acts who can contribute to the unique GMF atmosphere and help fill our big, beautiful mountain town with huge sounds. Emerging Artists will play outside the GMF festival site in designated locations around Halls Gap. If you’re keen to be involved, please take some time to fill out the form below.



Key dates:


GMF 2019 runs February 15th, 16th, 17th


Entries close December 28th 2018


Please note:

This is an application form only and not a guaranteed position as part of the emerging artists program.

Each set on the buskers stage will be 30 - 45 minutes.

If there are an excessive amount of applications we will be creating a map of busking locations throughout Halls Gap which can be accessed and self managed by buskers and not GMF.


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* 1. Please fill in your contact details

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* 2. What is your band/artist name ?

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* 3. What is your style/ genre? Please list.

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* 4. Preferred performance day. Please select

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* 5. Please list music or performance links

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* 6. Please list previous locations /venues where you have performed

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* 7. Which GMF act are you most keen to see ?

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* 8. How did you hear about Grampians Festival?

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* 9. Terms and conditions:

Application Entries
Applications are open now! Expression of interest forms must be submitted by December 28th 2018. The GMF team will select the final group of performing bands and artist, and notify all applications of the outcome by January 15th 2019. Winners will be announced Friday the 28th of January. 

Location and identification
The entrant must originate from a regional location and include their regional home town when entering the competition.

Performance requirements
The select group of emerging artists will play on one of three designated GMF stages in Halls Gap town during the festival weekend and have the opportunity to attend the festival while not performing. Bands and artists will receive promotion opportunities across GMF social channels, and have the opportunity to collect their own funds from audience members during performance times. Transportation costs and accommodation will not be provided by GMF.

Do you agree to terms and conditions ?

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