The New Colossus Festival is taking over NYC’s Lower East Side from March 8–12, 2023, featuring over 125 artists from around the world. The festival will select one (1) ReverbNation/BandLab artist to perform as part of the next wave of emerging artists.

Additional Details

  • Selected artists will need make their own travel and lodging arrangements
  • Artist performance compensation is available via proceeds from door deal with respective venue

About the Festival

The New Colossus is an annual showcase of over 125 emerging artists from around the world on New York City’s Lower East Side. Returning for its fourth edition 8-12 March 2023, the series of over 250 live musical performances will take place at several independent venues throughout the historic neighborhood. With over 40% of the audience working in various sectors of the music industry, the festival is perfectly positioned to be a part of artists’ career and journey and many international artists use it as an entry point for the US market. The New Colossus Festival also boasts a “fan friendly” price for badges which means artists can grow their fanbase while also networking with industry and other artists.

Since 2006, over 4 million artists have jumpstarted their careers with ReverbNation's powerful career management tools and exclusive industry access. ReverbNation's all-in-one platform helps artists all over the world connect with fans, venues, festivals, brands, blogs, and labels to advance their careers and grow their audience.