The Winter Droving Musician Call Out 2021

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We are currently seeking talented musical performers for The Winter Droving, which is being held 28th – 30th October 2021 in Penrith, Cumbria.

Are you a talented singer, musician or band? Or do you know someone who is? Then you (or they) could be showcasing your talents at this year’s Winter Droving, to an estimated audience of over 25,000 people during the 3-day festival.

The Winter Droving is an annual spectacle of feathery, fuzzy, and glittery animal masks, rocking musicians and bands, fire torch bearers and larger-than-life illuminated animal lanterns. If this sounds like your kind of jam, we want to hear from you!

You should be a fan of all thing’s carnie; plus, energetic, bold, and 100% fun! You need to be one-of-a-kind, with your own original, unique material.

We are in need of applicants who can fill a stage and gather a crowd. We are all about making a BIG impact!

Some of our past acts have included The Baghdaddies, Electric Swing Circus, K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade, Ponyland, Elaine Davidson, Beachmaster, Wearequasars, Bluejam, and many more.

We are especially interested in working with musicians from underrepresented backgrounds. Including people from Black, Brown, Asian (South, East, Middle East), LGBTQ+, and disabled communities. We are also dedicated to producing an event in which at least 50% of the performers are female or identify as female.

If you believe you fit the bill, please register your interest here:

Deadline: 31st July 2021

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