Larlee Creek Hullabaloo announce ‘Play Our Stage’ contest

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Larlee Creek Hullabaloo challenge regional up and coming musicians to compete for a chance to play the 11th annual festival.

PHOTO: Cameron Molloy, winner of the “2017 PLAY OUR STAGE” CONTEST, performing at Larlee Creek Hullabaloo. Credits: Courtney Black Photography

The 11th annual Larlee Creek Hullabaloo will take place August 8-12 in Perth Andover, New Brunswick and organizers want to give you a shot at playing this year’s event.

Open to all emerging artists, applications for this year’s Play Our Stage contest can be filled out online until Monday July 30 at 5 p.m. ADT.

All applications will be reviewed by the festival’s Programming Committee to ensure they meet eligibility requirements. All eligible entries will be uploaded to Larlee Creek Hullabaloo’s Facebook page and the lucky artist with the most likes will win a spot to play at the festival and join artists like Lisa LeBlanc, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Séan McCann, MonkeyJunk, Còig, Earle & Coffin and more.

Full details below:


From July 23rd to 30th Larlee Creek Hullabaloo (LCH) will be accepting online applications from artists; Entries are limited to solo or duo acoustic performances only;

Competition is open to emerging artists across Canada; however travel and accommodations are the responsibility of the artist;

Competition is open to all ages; however parental permission may be required;

Artist must not have played the Mainstage of LCH festival in the past

LCH to provide a 20-minute opening set on Thursday, August 10th;

LCH to provide backline;

LCH to provide each artist a weekend pass to the festival (excluding off site activities);

All entries will be reviewed by LCH Programming Committee to ensure they meet eligibility requirements;

Only those eligible will participate in the competition;

Deadline to apply is Monday, July 30, 2018 at 5PM ADT;

Public online voting will take place on LCH’s Facebook page and will run from July 31 to August 3, 2018;

The winner will be announced Saturday, August 4, 2018

The Winners

The winner of ‘Play Our Stage’ will be notified Saturday, August 4, 2018;

The winner will open for Earle & Coffin on Thursday, August 10, 2018;

Benefits for the winner include performance opportunity at the festival, promotion on the festival’s social media platforms and artist credentials for the duration of Larlee Creek Hullabaloo.

About the Larlee Creek Hullabaloo

The Larlee Creek Hullabaloo is a not-for-profit outdoor music festival held annually each August in the Village of Perth-Andover, New Brunswick.

​ Now in it’s 11th year, their programming consists primarily of Atlantic Canadian musicians, with a marked spotlight on local and regional artists.

The festival reflects the diverse cultural heritage of their communities as expressed through their artist’s music, writing and artisanship while creating an occasion for the community to participate in and support the arts right in their backyard.

For more information visit or follow Larlee Creek Hullabaloo on Twitter and Instagram or “like” on Facebook. Join the conversation with #LCH2018 #cantwaittohullabaloo.

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