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Checklist: What You Need to Know to Perform Overseas

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Playing overseas for the first time is a big jump for many bands and may hold the key to widespread exposure. However, what should be an exciting personal and professional experience can become a nightmare if proper steps are not taken to board a plane, perform in a foreign country, and travel from city to city abroad with minimal hassle. Use the following checklist to make sure your next international festival or tour is smooth sailing!

Top Opportunities of the Week: Block Parties in Boston and Festivals in Italy

Trying to find gigs for your band? We've got lots of Sonicbids promoters who want you to perform! Check out our top opportunities this week, and then submit your EPK to anything that sounds like a good fit for you.

Spotlight On: The VeeVees

There are lots of benefits to being a Sonicbids artist, from the convenience of EPK management to the opportunities to book gigs you wouldn’t normally find yourself on the bill for. That’s what happened to New York rock 'n' roll duo The VeeVees last year, when they were one of two bands selected through Sonicbids to play Arezzo Wave, Italy’s largest rock festival. While they were there, singer/guitarist Garrett Cillo and drummer Andrea Belfiore discovered another, unforeseen benefit: instant star power.