Youth B:andFest 2024: Perform at Symphony Hall!

Are you a young person?

Are you wanting to have your talent showcased at a prestigious venue?

We have an exciting opportunity for you!

The Youth B:and Fest, taking place at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, aims to celebrate young and upcoming talent. We are looking for local bands to take the stage. Could this be you?

Youth B:andFest 2024

Venue: Jennifer Blackwell Performance Space, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Date: 16 August

Time: 6pm to 8:30pm

Who are we looking for?

  • Youth bands with members aged from 16-23
  • All genres are welcome
  • Passionate performers

What are we offering?

  • The opportunity to perform in one of Birmingham’s most prestigious venues
  • Showcase your music to a large audience
  • Benefit from a professional set-up with top of the range sound and lighting
  • Gain live performance experience and meet like-minded musicians

What are the requirements?

  • All band members should be within the age range of 16-23
  • All talent should have some live performance experience
  • Material enough for a 20-minute performance slot
  • Availability on the day of the event from 1pm to 8:30pm
  • Parental consent for those under the age of 18 years old

The application process:

DEADLINE: Friday 19 July

We will be accepting a total of 5 bands. To apply for this opportunity we will need the following information:

  • General information about your band
  • A video or audio clip file of one song performed by your band

Click here to apply:

Contact us:

For any general enquiries regarding this opportunity, please email