Sunday June 5, 2016


4th Street SW 

Between 13 Avenue and Elbow Drive



 Entertainment Submissions Open Now

The 4th Street Lilac Festival is about promoting independent and emerging talent from across Western Canada. We consider all musical and performance art acts, from dance troupes to children's entertainment to world music.  The average attendance is approximately 100,000, so this is a great way to get some much-deserved exposure and take you music to the masses!

If you are interested in taking part in the 4th Street Lilac Festival you can submit interest in the following ways:

  • Electronic press kit
  • Mailed press kit
  • Sonicbids (7 spots available)
  • Only bands willing and able to travel & stay in Calgary on their own steam please!


    Submission Deadline is February 15th, 2016

Please include the following information in EPK's or mailed in kits:

  • Biography
  • Sample of music (originals only) or performance and/or links to video footage or music samples through websites such as Soundcloud or YouTube
  • Photos
  • Official website
  • Email address and contact information
  • A list of any upcoming shows in Calgary so we are able to come and check you out live!

Mail or Drop Off Press Kits to:
201-501 18th Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2S 0C7

Hand delivered press kits will be accepted on weekdays only, Monday to Thursday from 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM. All electronic press kit (EPK) entries are to be emailed to

Only artists who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Travel and accommodation expenses are not covered by the festival.

Performance compensation is certain.