State In The Real – Penn State Music Scene

Soma Arts Crawl and Movin On BOTB now accepting band applications!

Calling all PSU musicians! Get your demos ready because the SOMA club is officially accepting applicants to play at their annual Arts Crawl in March. If that’s not enough to make you slap a press kit together, the Movin On festival is accepting applications for their Battle of the Bands as of TODAY! Winners of the battle will get to open up for the headliners of Movin On (last year it was Lupe Fiasco and OAR.)

Heres the low-down on how to apply for both events.

SOMA Arts Crawl:
E-mail the following information to
1. Band name
2. Band Member’s Names
3. A brief band bio
4. Your band’s style/sound
5. Could your band perform acoustic/do you need specific equipment?
6. Why you feel your band should play at this year’s Arts Crawl
7. Where we can find your band on the internet
“Please attach a few (2-3) recordings of your music, especially if they can’t be found online anywhere.”

Go HERE to check out the facebook event

Movin On BOTB:
Find the application HERE and submit it to by February 20th