The multi award winning HebCelt Festival have teamed up with Lews Castle College UHI to offer an exciting opportunity to win a performance slot at this year’s 25th anniversary festival.

On offer is:

  • A performance slot on one of the festival arena stages
  • £500
  • Passenger ferry tickets and overnight accommodation if required
  • Arena weekend passes to enjoy HebCelt

Who can apply?

The competition is open to any performer or band who play a genre of music that reflects the general programming of the festival. 

How can I apply?

To enter, you need to prepare a promotional pack in electronic format that really sells your music to the judges. You must include:

  1. At least one high resolution photo and your biography
  2. Links to good quality recordings of your music – 3 tracks that show your repertoire to its fullest potential
  3. Video of ‘live’ performance (optional)

Submission form link here.

The deadline for all submissions is midnight on Friday 6th March 2020

Terms & Conditions

You will receive an acknowledgement that your submission has been received.

The winning artist(s) will be informed by 20th March

You must be available for the performance slot which will be over 17 or 18 July. 

Any under 18s must be accompanied by an adult at their own expense.

Winning artist(s) should assist in promoting their inclusion across a variety of media

No further correspondence will be entered into and the judging panel decision is final.

Best of luck and we look forward to hearing from you!