Welcome Artistes

The Calgary International Reggae Festival (ReggaeFest) is one of Western Canada’s festivals showcasing Reggae music and culture. The 15th annual ReggaeFest will take place from June 6 – 8, 2019.


Artiste Info:

  • We will only give consideration to Reggae artistes/bands
  • ALL performances must be for a general audience (our festival is all-ages)
  • Solo artistes must be willing to work with ReggaeFest’s house band
  • Preference will be given to artistes with original material
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • ReggaeFest does not promote or use the phrase  “headliner”; all performers are given equal billing

Performance Info:

  • Sets vary anywhere between 20-90 minutes
  • Indoor venue
  • Backline provided
  • Professional sound and lighting provided
  • Professional sound engineer on hand

Compensation Info:

  • Negotiated on “delivered package” cost, inclusive of performance fees, per diem and travel
  • ReggaeFest does NOT cover travel costs (eg. air transportation, visa or immigration costs)
  • Accommodation will be negotiated
  • We are in Canada, we negotiate in Canadian Dollars
  • Artistes relation to the Calgary market will influence compensation
  • Ground transportation provided between Calgary airport, hotel, and performance venue
  • Food and drink provided at performance venue, individual hospitality riders will not be accommodated
  • Limited guest passes provided (number depends on size of band)
  • Artistes keep 90% of their merchandise sales


If interested in performing at ReggaeFest, please fill out the form below. Once completed and submitted, your information will be forwarded to our Artiste Selection Committee for consideration.


Artiste applications are accepted from February 1, 2019 to March 1, 2019.


Only artistes we are interested in will be contacted.  Contact will be made by March 31, 2019.

ReggaeFest 2018 Artiste Application Form

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