18th December 2023

The Y Not Band Applications are now OPEN for 2024!

We love getting our ears on new music at Y Not, so we’re giving up & coming artists from across the country the chance to join our HUGE line up and win slots at next year’s festival!

This year we’ve teamed up with some amazing partners to make the prize even better!

The Winner of the Band App will receive;

  • Paid festival slot at Y Not Festival and the opportunity to perform at Truck Festival in Oxfordshire, Tramlines in Sheffield and Victorious Festival in Portsmouth.
  • Filmed set at Y Not 2024
  • £500 worth of rehearsal + recording studio credits at Pirate Studios.
  • Performance opportunity at This Feeling industry showcase event in front of music industry professionals.
  • Professional press shots taken at Y Not 2024.

The Finalists receive:

  • Paid festival slot at Y Not Festival
  • £100 Pirate Studio credit each

Just submit your application,  and the Y Not team and a panel of tastemakers will shortlist Artists and Bands, with a selection of you put forward to a public vote!


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 17th March 2024