Cloudbreak Music Fest: Venue Application

Cloudbreak, Seattle’s #ReviveLive Music Fest

Year TWO!

November 2-22, 2023

Presented by King County Creative and Visit Seattle, with funding from the Seattle Office of Economic Development



  • Venues in metropolitan King County, accessible from downtown Seattle hotels (funding source)
  • Venues must be independent or offer a rental event with proceeds fully benefiting local independent promoter(s)
  • Artists should be Washington-based, ideally King-County based.

Budget Availability: Based on the below criteria, each venue can submit up to 5 events (featuring different artists) for consideration for Cloudbreak Music Fest.

  • Venues with a capacity under 500: Up to $5,000 can be allocated to your venue to cover 1-5 shows
  • Venues with a capacity over 501: Up to $10,000 can be allocated to your venue to cover 1-5 shows
  • Subject to review & discussion: “underplays” and special festival circumstances

Please submit all entries by June 20, 2023, for consideration. Priority dates/funding will be allocated to those who submit by the deadline.

Participation Agreement:

  • Venues receiving CB funds are asked to hold 10% of venue capacity for free admission for qualifying hotel guests
  • Shows should be identified as being part of Cloudbreak, otherwise, venues promote & market normally
  • Cloudbreak campaign is administered, funded, and managed by the producing partners (Visit Seattle, King County)

Note: Once we approve and confirm your events, we will request show promotion information (url/show link, images, promotional copy) and a final invoice and W9 for payment.

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