FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I win the Grand Prize?

The Grand Prize is $50,000 and a U.S. Tour! All first place winners from July 2018-June 2019 will receive an invitation to our Finale event. You will have the opportunity to perform one song in front of the judges panel. The judges will select the best artist to win our Grand Prize. The Finale will be held in Los Angeles over Labor Day weekend this year!

What are the prizes?

At each show:

-The 1st Place winner will receive an invitation to the Finale to compete for the Grand Prize.

-The 2nd Place winner will receive a free show of their choice, to be redeemed within 3 months.

-The 3rd Place winner will receive a $100 credit to be used towards a show within 3 months.

-Finale winner receives $50,000 + U.S. tour

How are the winners determined?

Judges will rate each artist from 1-10 in the following categories:

-Audio/Clarity of Vocals

-Stage Presence

-Was the performance entertaining?

-Did the performance have a lot of energy?

-Marketability of Songs/Artist

-In the current state of music, could Artist become popular?

-Overall Score

You could also receive 1-2 comments of feedback from each judge. The artists with the highest scores will win our prizes!

How much are tickets?

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

What genre of music do you accept?

We welcome all genres to perform on The Showcase Tour.

How old do you have to be?

We offer all ages shows, 18+ shows, and 21+ shows on The Showcase Tour. You will be required to present a valid photo ID when entering a venue with restrictions. Failure to do so may result in you being unable to enter the venue. For questions concerning acceptable forms of ID, please contact the venue hosting the show.

Can groups perform?

Yes! Groups, duos, bands, and solo artists of any genre, are welcome to perform.

Do I need to censor my music?

You can use curse words in your music. You do not have to censor your music.

Do I need to bring a DJ or any equipment?

You do not need to bring any equipment, unless you are using a special instrument. We provide the DJ, all sound equipment, and 2-3 microphones.

I want to perform, how does this work?

Apply to perform on our Booking page at theshowcasetour.com/booking. A booking agent will reach out to you via email when we have a showcase in your area.

If you’re interested in performing, please reply to the email and your booking agent will send you specific show information. Your booking agent can also answer any questions you may have throughout the registration process.

If you decide to do the show, your booking agent will send you a link to the Registration page. Once you complete the registration & you’re confirmed for a showcase, you’ll receive an email that contains your tickets, flyer, and a link to upload your show mix.

Does this cost anything?

There is a registration fee for each showcase.

How do I register?

Your booking agent can send you a link to register. Make sure you have already applied to perform on theshowcasetour.com/booking.

What time should I arrive at the venue if I am performing?

Artist check in time is generally 1 hour before the doors are scheduled to open. Approximately 10 days before your show you will receive an email with more information regarding check in!

Can I have a refund?

Per the registration form, we cannot offer refunds or transfers to another show.

How often do you guys have shows in my location?

The Showcase Tour typically offers a show in your city every 2-3 months. You can check out our schedule at theshowcasetour.com.

Can I use material that was not made by me?

We suggest artists use all original music or obtain permission from the creator to avoid any copyright issues. Those who perform at The Finale will be required to have original music only.

Is there a phone number I can call to speak to someone?

Check out our Contact page for more info.