Pictured: Set Fire, Rumble 2019 champions | Photos by Coleman Rogers
All Rumble consideration remains directly related to Boston Emissions. In all fairness, Rumble submissions happen year-round by sending music to Boston Emissions and being in touch with the show. You must send music to be considered. If you want to be considered JUST SEND MUSIC.
Boston Emissions Submissions page
VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
The 2020 dates will be announced in the Fall. All band members should anticipate being available during this time with no other show conflicts. 24 bands are selected to participate over six preliminary nights. The Rumble is nine nights total throughout one month. Please don’t wait until the bands are announced to email to ask to be included. It doesn’t work that way.
–must be from the New England region and playing in the Boston area regularly
-must have released new music within the past year
-must have a full band – this is a live music event with live bands
-must receive airplay in advance of Rumble consideration — you must send music to Boston Emissions
-must have active presence online via social media and must be making a valid attempt at promotion
-must be actively playing live shows (more than once or twice annually)
-must play original music, no cover/tribute acts
-may only appear in The Rumble once
-DOES NOT PAY TO PLAY — ALL BANDS ARE PAID TO PARTICIPATE (it has always been this way)
-are expected to PROMOTE The Rumble and their appearance(s); a full and detailed explanation will be provided. If you are not comfortable telling people about your shows, maybe this isn’t for you.
–Other considerations do and will apply
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, email Anngelle directly.