Are you interested in performing at The City of Oshawa's Canada Day? The City of Oshawa celebrates local talent with their own original music, however cover bands will be considered. A jury of local industry professionals and City staff will review all submissions. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only successful applications will be notified. Submitted materials become the property of the City of Oshawa and will not be returned.
Application for 2018
- Submissions will be accepted from March 1-31, 2018
- Email to Special Events
Deadline: March 31, 2018 (late entries will not be accepted)
Keep in mind
- One or more band members must live in Durham Region
- Due to the large numbers of applicants, bands who played in 2017 will not be considered until 2019
- Compensation is $100 per band member
- All applications are subject to a selection process
- Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted
- There are a limited number of spaces available
- A signed entertainment contract will be required by May 31, 2017
- Band name and short biography (no more than 100 words) - if selected, this may appear on promotional materials for the event
- Digital format photo (.jpg, .png, .eps, .gif or .tif) - if selected, this may appear on promotional materials for the event
- Link to website, SoundCloud, YouTube or Bandcamp with a sample of music. As this is a live music event please include a video of a live performance.
- Contact information for all band members including full addresses
- Information regarding any merchandise sales by your band
Thank you for your interest in participating at the City of Oshawa's Canada Day Celebration.
Main Stage Line Up
The Heat - 1:45 p.m.
The Heat Band is a contemporary rock band comprised of Durham Regional Police officers and volunteers from Durham Regions local music scene.
The Heat Band promotes Bullying.Org and the Kids Help Phone. The band's objective, in partnership with educators and parents, is to help reduce youth violence through education and to provide a relaxed atmosphere conducive to encouraging students to talk about issues that concern them.
The Heat's Website
Official Ceremony - 4:30 p.m.
|Please join us for official greetings from the Mayor and other community members.