FoCoMX Artist Submissions are open

The Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) presents the 11th Annual Fort Collins Music eXperiment (FoCoMX) on April 26 & 27, 2019. Artist submissions are now open until January 31st, 2019. All accepted artists will be offered at least one set at an official FoCoMX venue over the two (2) day span of the festival (April 26 + 27, 2019).

Compensation: After expenses, the Fort Collins Musicians Association will be taking 20% of the net from the festival to put back into the non-profit. The other 80% will be divided evenly between the bands/artists. Each performing member will receive a 2-day festival wristbands ($35 value per wristband), access to FoCoMX’s Artist Hospitality Lounge and one (1) guest list spot to the festival.
This year FoCoMX leveled up by hiring Matthew Fritz, the first executive director of FoCoMa. Fritz brings 10+ years of music business and music management experience working with notable artists such as Ben Sollee, King Cardinal, Satsang, The Last Revel, and Yonder Mountain String Band. He hopes to nurture the local music scene with his skills and experience curating artistic endeavors. 

Want to meet Matthew? Curious about certain practices of the modern music industry? Wanna just brainstorm your next release plan? Drop in (no appointment necessary) to the Musicians Help Desk: Open Office Hours taking place every Tuesday from 5-6pm in the Media Library at The Music District. This new series, presented by FoCoMA and The Musician’s Help Desk will feature Matthew Fritz. Fritz and a rotating cast of industry professionals, artists, music attorneys, and knowledge of resources, providing education and advice to take that next step in your career as a musician.

Applying to FoCoMX is easy:

  • Website Accounts – If you want to submit an application, then you will need to Create an Account.
  • Multiple Artist Submissions Allowed – One user can submit for multiple bands. (The Mahern Effect)


Artists submissions are available at this link:

Join the help desk each week to meet Matthew.

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Cynthia Reaves is the Managing Editor of The New Scene Magazine and North Forty News. Cynthia is multimedia journalist with a master's in New Media Journalism and a bachelor's in Journalism with a minor in Music Theory and Composition. She has a grassroots digital publication, Argento Studios. She was the social producer for Green Mile Films, PR for Women’s Grand Prix at the US Pro Challenge, and Chief Relationship Officer for technology company Studio Hyperset.

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