Play A Gig

Calling all student musicians! The Bandology Play A Gig program provides student musicians with performance opportunities in the community AND online!

What’s the challenge? To put yourself out there, to collaborate with your fellow student musicians, to become a student-led ensemble with nary a teacher in sight. To share your love of music and to remind your audience about the power of music to connect us all. To gain a new skill and get some personal performance experience – great for jobs, post-secondary and scholarship applications. To become a more well-rounded person and engage with the greater community outside of school. And – it’s fun!

We welcome soloist, duets, trios, quartets, quintets – you get the picture – and can be any combination of instrumental, vocal, strings, jazz, pop, rock, etc.

Click here to learn more about Play A Gig Online.

We can’t wait to meet you and to hear you! If you have any questions, please email us info@bandology.ca.

Interesting in hosting a musician at your event?

Are you looking for musicians to play at an event? Want to host a gig at your organization to help drive traffic or attract new customers? Send an email to lucas@bandology.ca and we’ll arrange for an ensemble to play for you.

Testimonials:

“A few of us who have been performing music for years reflected on how special it was to create space and opportunity for new musicians to perform for a supportive crowd.” Brandon Agnew, Courtyard Arts Market Event Organizer

“We loved being able to meet new very talented friends and gain more performing experience.” Play A Gig performer

Check out some of our favourite performers!

Northcode

Hayley Festeryga

Paradise Road

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Previous Gigs:
  • MP Pam Damoff New Year’s Levee, January 2020
  • Youth Jam at Piper Arms, November 2019-present
  • Halton Learning Foundation Benefit Bash, November 2019
  • Oakville Culture Days, QE Park CCC, Oakville, September 2019
  • Sunday Afternoon Concert Series, July 2019-present
  • Courtyard Arts Market, Hamilton, July 2019
  • Midnight Madness, Oakville, July 2019
  • It’s Your Festival, Hamilton, June 2019
  • Milton Strawberry Fair, June 2019
  • Falgarwood Public School Fun Fair, Oakville, June 2019
  • Outdoor Performance at Hippie Pops, Oakville, June 2019
  • Eastview Public School Fun Fair, Oakville, June 2019
  • 12 hours of Free Hugs and Open Mic, Lick the Whisk, Hamilton, June 2019
  • Oakville Community Foundation AGM, St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Oakville, May 2019
  • Oakville Culture Days, QE Park CCC, Oakville, September 2018
  • Film.ca Theatres, Oakville, June 2018, May + June 2019
  • Breaking Bread: Food Trucks and Friends, St. George’s Anglican Church, Burlington, June 2018
  • Fundraising event for Sleeping Children Around the World, Grace Lutheran Church, Oakville, June 2018
FAQs:
  • Usually you will play indoors providing live music for the general public, although for many summer events you may be playing outside.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes in advance of your performance time.
  • Generally, there is no power available, so no amps/microphones/speakers unless we’ve discussed it first.
  • Chairs will be provided (and sometimes music stands).
  • All you need is to bring your instrument, music and your best self!