A Look to the West: 4 Great Gigs Open Now

Posted by Casey Lange on Nov 9, 2018 11:36 AM
Casey Lange

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This week our Sonicbids Gig Roundup looks to the West for only the very best gigs to take you from Fall to Winter. Gather fans off the slopes and the streets with these four opportunities you won't want to miss. First up, just down the mountain from the best ski slopes in the world, Silver City searches for the perfect band to play their Aspen New Years Eve Party. Hosting the best talent locally, regionally and nationally, Silver City is Aspen's premier food, drink and music destination for their local and international clients. Read on for more on this op and three more to warm your toes when the days get cold – the mountains are calling.

New Years Eve at Silver City - Aspen

The perfect way to build your fan base from around the world. If you live in the Aspen area or just love being in Aspen, this is the gig for you. Get the people dancing at Silver City, a rustic saloon with ample food and drink options. 

Perfect for: Bands that play upbeat music, they love Rock, Alternative, Funk, Pop and Country, but open to all genres

The gig: Silver City searches for the perfect high energy band with a killer stage presence to play their iconic New Years Eve Party. Bands must be able to play some covers, be playing shows and be willing to promote the appearance. The Sonicbids artist selected will play 10pm - 1am with a short break. Food and drink will be provided and pay guaranteed at this 200+ capacity venue. 

Deadline to apply: December 17, 2018



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The Garage is known as one of Salt Lake City's best live music venues and with two stages and an amazing food and drink menu, it's not hard to see why. 

Perfect for: Local and Nationally Touring artists, rock based genres with attitude and energy, they also love Country, Blues, Acoustic, Americana and Bluegrass music.

The gig: An ongoing opportunity, The Garage searches for two Sonicbids artists to rock out this fall. Must be actively playing gigs and willing to promote the show. 

Deadline to apply: December 3, 2018


East Side Bar and Grill - Portland

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East Side Bar & Grill, a tried and true Portland food and drink spot is looking for three Sonicbids artists to play throughout the winter. Get in on a progressive music scene and build your fanbase while playing one of the best venues in town.  

Perfect for: Local, Regional and Up and Coming Acts. They love Rock, Metal, Alternative, Punk, and anything with Guitars and some edge.

The gig: With a 150+ capacity, East Side Bar & Grill seeks acts with grit who will draw 25+. With more dates available than listed, apply and they'll send you availabilities that will fit your band. 

Deadline to apply:  February 4, 2019


Alibi Ale Works - Tahoe

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Alibi Ale Works, a nacho eatery, live music venue and pilot brewery is a dope venue with a dedicated local following. Located in Truckee, California near Lake Tahoe this is an amazing way to build your rep and play with other stellar artists. 

Perfect for:  Bands of all genres that play original music. They love Rock, Jazz, Folk, Acoustic, Jam, Bluegrass, Country, Blues and Soul acts, but are open to all genres if it's good music

The gig: With consistent availability and a 150+ capacity Alibi Ale Works is the premier venue for live music in the Tahoe region. Apply and they'll find a night that fits your band's vibe. 

Deadline to apply: November 30, 2018


For even more opportunities, browse all of our open gigs now accepting entries from Sonicbids artists!


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