youbloomLA 2017 Apply to Play
The youbloomLA 2017 Music Summit & Festival, now in its 4th year, will select 80 to 100 artists/bands from anywhere in the world to perform at its 2017 event in Los Angeles, CA. Musicians that are attending the event and/or performing at it will have full access, free of charge to the event’s master classes, keynotes, and more – all presented by distinguished music industry figures.
All selected artists will receive conference passes for band members and two crew members.
Past keynote speakers at youbloom events have included Tom Sturges (former EVP, Universal Music Group), Martin Elbourne (Talent booker for Glastonbury Festival, New Order, The Smiths, and Founder of Great Escape), Liz Garo (Talent buyer for Spaceland – The Echo/Echoplex/Regent Theater), Dónal Lunny (Mulligan Records) and many others.
This year, youbloomLA is booking bands at venues including The Highland Park Ebell Club, La Cuevita, Old Towne Pub, Griffins of Kinsale, The Hi Hat, and Highland Park Bowl, The Offbeat Bar.
youbloomLA is centered in NELA (North East LA/Highland Park), the heartbeat of independent music in LA.
Please note that artists/bands must cover all expenses throughout the festival.
A backline including standard drum kit (breakables not included), 2 guitar amps, 1 bass amp and 2 vocal mics will be provided.
youbloom “Adopt a Band”
youbloom is all about a community of artists worldwide sharing and experiencing music together. In that spirit, the event asks that each Los Angeles area based artist/band to “adopt” or “host” a visiting artist/band from other parts of the world by showing them around the Los Angeles area, assisting them with finding accommodation, additional gigs, gear, and taking in the sites and attractions. Los Angeles-area based artists’ willingness to host is taken into consideration as part of the application selection process.