SXSW Music Festival

The SXSW Music Festival brings together artists, industry leaders and music lovers from around the world to celebrate the magic of live music – from legendary performers to the most exciting new talent. Apply for the opportunity to perform at the 2024 SXSW Music Festival taking place March 11-16. As a Showcasing Artist, you’ll gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media and new fans. Early Entry Deadline: Friday, August 25 Final… Continue Reading SXSW Music Festival

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

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

Jet Sets at the Will Rogers World Airport

The Will Rogers World Airport invites musicians to apply to their live music program, Jet Sets, showcasing Oklahoma’s very talented musicians. Due to COVID-19, Jets Sets is suspended until further notice. They are still accepting applications though. If they are able to continue the program in the future, the airport wants to be ready! For more information, please visit Jet Sets. To apply, please fill out this application.