Contribute to MugStock as an act, workshop provider or other maker of merriment

MugStock takes place from Friday 4th to Monday 7th August 2023 with live music, walk about performances, workshops and special features over 4 days. In a typical year we programme 150-200 acts. We showcase talent from Scotland, the UK and around the world.

We are now accepting applications from acts interested in performing at MugStock 2023. To apply simply complete the form below. We are also interested in hearing from people who can add extra magic to the festival by bringing workshops, installations, walkabout performances etc.

If you applied for MugStock 2022 your submission will still be considered for a performance at the 2023 festival and you don’t need to resubmit. However, please do resubmit if you have new material you’d like to share with us!

To apply you will need:

  • About 20 minutes
  • Links to your material or work online
  • A short biography (approximately 200 words)
  • a link to a downloadable high resolution image to be used for programme listings on our website
  • As much detail as possible about expected fees, tour party members, special requirements and tech specs.

Please try to provide as complete an application as possible. We would rather you took the time to provide a good photo or upload a good track than sending an incomplete application a day or two earlier.

All applications will be reviewed and we aim to respond to each with a booking decision. We received almost 900 applications last year and expect even more this year, and our programming team are volunteers, so please be patient.