Music BC is excited to announce a first time partnership with Westward Music Festival, taking place this September across multiple Vancouver venues and newly added stage activations in Yaletown. As part of our commitment to fostering homegrown talent, Music BC is looking for 12 BC artists to play the Music BC stage at the Westward Street Party – a free outdoor concert series in Yaletown on September 13th and 14th. Selected artists will also showcase for international agents and buyers brought in for a number of Music BC How-To Series initiatives. .


Vancouver’s premier multi-genre, multi-venue music festival returns to the heart of downtown Vancouver for its third year from September 12-15. The city’s largest four-day music festival spread across multiple venues will feature some of today’s most influential international music acts as well as many amazing local artists.


  • Submit your application below to be considered for the Westward Music Festival’s 2019 lineup.
  • Applications open July 16th and close July 30th at 5 PM.
  • Artists selected to perform will be decided by the festival.
  • Selected artists will be notified directly by email by Music BC.
  • Applications from all genres, genders, cultures and other measures of diversity are encouraged.