Calling all Nashville bands! Road to Roo is back! Submit your song for a chance to perform at the 2018 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival! One local band will win a coveted slot on Bonnaroo’s lineup! Will we see you on The Farm this year? All submissions are due by 11:59 PM (CST) February 10, 2018. Please read the following guidelines and click here for the complete rule listing.  Six bands will compete at The Basement East with a chance to move to the final round on April 9th.

A total of thirty (30) artists / bands will be selected from the submissions and advance to the Preliminary Round. Each night of the Preliminaries, six (6) bands will compete to gain the highest score from judge and crowd votes. Only one winner from each night will advance to the State Finals. The five (5) advancing bands from the Preliminaries will compete for the slot at Bonnaroo at the State Finals on April 9th, 2018. All shows will take place at The Basement East.

Artists or bands submitting MUST be available for both at The Basement East:
  • At a minimum, one (1) of following PRELIMINARY ROUND dates:

    • Monday, February 26th, 2018
    • Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
    • Monday, March 12th, 2018
    • Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
    • Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
– AND –
  • The STATE FINALS date:

    • Monday, April 9th, 2018

Each band member must be 21 years of age or older by February 26, 2018 and subject to background check. Maximum band size is 10 members. Bands must reside in Tennessee.

Click here for the official rules.

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