WELCOME TO THE BOUT 2019
APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2018
The Bout @ The Hideout is an annual competition designed to bring together talented local musicians, generate support and awareness for live music in Toronto and, most importantly, provide an awesome welcoming atmosphere for artists to come and showcase their music… And, this year we have doubled the prize money! $20,000 in cash prizes will be paid out to the winners, with $12,000 going to 1st place. Don’t miss your opportunity to enter your band and take your shot at winning The Bout 2019 Title.
Entry fee is $60. Entry is open to bands and solo artists of all genres. Any and all unsuccessful applicants will have their entry fee returned in full*. Accepted artists will be treated to dinner and drinks the night of their performance as well as having an artist pass, allowing them to attend all other Bout 2019 showcases during the competition (free of charge, subject to capacity).
Registration closes November 30th, 2018
Schedule release December 15th, 2018
The Bout showcases will run on Friday & Saturday nights from January 18th 2019 to April 27th 2019
Returning contenders welcome**
*Entry fees will be returned to any applicants not admitted to the 2019 competition, minus any applicable bank charges
**Only the reigning 2018 Bout Champion is ineligible to apply - Congratulations Shawn Brady & The Northern Sons!