2020 artist Application

2020 artist application period will begin on January 15, 2020 and end on April 1, 2020

Application FAQ

What are the qualifications for consideration?

The Ladybug Festival is a celebration of women in music, all acts for consideration need to identify as female. Bands with male members will be considered if fronted by someone that identifies as female. 

Are there any age restrictions for consideration?

No! All ages are welcome to apply for consideration, we've featured artists as young as 11 and well into their 70's!

Do you have opportunities for all genres?

Every year we make an effort to have a very diverse lineup in terms of genres. However, we have fewer venues available for genres like EDM, Metal, Punk, and Rap. It doesn't mean we don't ever select artists in those genres, it just means we tend to have fewer acts in those genres than we do others.

Why do I have to pay a fee?

Reviewing artist applications takes time and resources. This fee helps make the Ladybug Festival possible. Since our event is free to attend and we have no ticketing revenue, this application is one of the ways we are able to cover the costs of putting on the event. 

Do you pay your artists?

 Yes, every artist selected is compensated. 

Is the fee refundable if I'm not selected?

The fee is non refundable 

Is there one fee for consideration to both festivals?

 Yes, your fee will put you in for consideration to both the Wilmington, and Milford Ladybug Festivals, however, on the application form you can select one or the other if you have a preference.