Applications 2023

Bass Coast is a thoughtfully curated boutique music and art festival. Bass Coast is an equal opportunity employer encouraging people of colour, First Nations/Aboriginal individuals, members of the LGBTQ community, people of all genders and abilities, and members of other underrepresented communities to apply.

Bass Coast offers an array of curated experiences including art installations, workshops, movement classes, performance art, music, artisan vendors, spa and culinary vending. Each year artists, artisans and educators come together each year to make the festival a success.   

You are invited to participate.

Bass Coast is an independent international exhibition of electronic music and art. It is a distinguished platform for Canadian artists and a destination for innovative international talent.

Here's a look at the applications available.


MUSIC APPLICATIONS - CLOSED

December 1, 2022 - December 20, 2022

CLOSED

Bass Coast places a strong emphasis on creative integrity, performance style, sound quality and connection with the dance floor. We are looking for artists that demonstrate musicality and have experience building cohesive dance floor experiences. We value originality and dedication to your art. Bass Coast programs a wide variety of electronic music at the festival.

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ART INSTALLATIONS

December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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Bass Coast is an immersive artistic experience. Each year a number of highly talented visual artists are given the opportunity to showcase their work at the festival, supported through the Art Grant program. Bass Coast supports and showcases visual artists, from virtuosos to those just beginning their professional careers.

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FOOD VENDING

December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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The attendees of Bass Coast work up a serious appetite over a weekend of dancing. Luckily there is a wide variety of nourishing, delicious vendors ready to serve them. Bass Coast encourages applications from vendors who locally source their resources and have innovative ways to handle waste

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ARTISAN VENDING

December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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Artisans of all kinds are invited to sell their wares at Bass Coast. Three different store sizes are made available to suit multiple kinds of businesses. Bass Coast encourages vendors to have a unique presentation of their store.

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THE BRAIN WORKSHOPS

December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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Bass Coast is committed to fostering meaningful conversations that inspire personal growth. 2022 saw a range of informative and thought-provoking workshops take place, with topics ranging from Consent Culture and local climate knowledge to Gamma Brain Waves, Turntablism and Decolonized Dancefloors.

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MOVEMENT WORKSHOPS

December 1, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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Every year Bass Coast provides its community with access to a full program of movement workshops. These classes facilitated by professional instructors are designed to help attendees unwind, relax, and stay moving throughout the weekend. Bass Coast is looking for educators with training and experience relevant to their workshop topic, and accessible and inclusive workshops and classes that offer unique and innovative perspectives and techniques.

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PRESS / MEDIA

December 1, 2022 - April 15, 2023

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Bass Coast welcomes national and international media professionals to apply for press accreditation.

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LIVE ART

December 15, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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Bass Coast selects a variety of live visual artists to create large-scale pieces throughout the duration of the festival.

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SPA VENDING

December 15, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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The Bass Coast Babe Spa. A place to rejuvenate and unwind after a big night on the dancefloor. We are looking for massage, hair, makeup, nails and other services that may be of help to ravers before or after a big night on the dancefloor.

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PERFORMANCE

December 15, 2022 - February 15, 2023

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The stages and grounds of Bass Coast play host to a range of performance artists. Examples of performance styles that have traditionally been featured at the festival include: Roving performances that move throughout the festival site. These performances are encouraged to include interactive elements or characters. Group stage performances from 5-20 minutes. Aerial artists performing to their own music or during another set. Bass Coast, unfortunately, cannot accept applications from performances featuring fire due to environmental conditions that make wildfire risk extremely high.

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PHOTO

January 15, 2023 - April 15, 2023

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A small team of skilled photographers capture the innumerable moments of Bass Coast. Those with a unique perspective and solid portfolio are encouraged to apply.

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VIDEO

January 15, 2023 - April 15, 2023

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A small team of skilled videographers capture the innumerable moments of Bass Coast. Those with a unique perspective and solid portfolio are encouraged to apply.

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VOLUNTEERS - COMING SOON

COMING SOON

Bass Coast is fuelled by 500+ dedicated volunteers involved in every aspect of the festival. Volunteers foster connections, learn valuable event production skills and become part of a creative community.

COMING SOON

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