Musician Application 

Want to play music at the market? You can apply here. But before doing that, make sure to a look at our guidelines down below. We'd love to have you!

Performer Guidelines 2022

    Sooke Country Market welcomes local musicians and other performers to enhance the local farmer’s market atmosphere. 

    Please read the following guidelines carefully to ensure you are a good fit for the market at this time.  

    Musicians who are accepted will be paid $50 for every performance at the Saturday markets. The performance slot is from 11 am to 1 pm. Please arrive before your start time to get set up.


Rules for Performers

  1. Prospective performers must complete a Performance Artist Application using the Google form link provided.  All new performers must be approved by the Market Board and will then be scheduled to perform at agreed upon date(s) through the season, by the Market Manager.  


  1. Preapproved performers must phone or email the Market Coordinator by the Tuesday before market day to confirm their spot. If you are scheduled and not able to attend, please inform the Market Coordinator by Tuesday.


  1. Tips may be solicited by displaying a bowl, hat, instrument case or other receptacle, but not by actively asking for tips or passing around a tip jar.


  1. Performers may only offer their own recordings for sale (no re-selling).


  1. The Sooke Country Market will provide a 10x10 tent and a 1000 W power supply in a designated spot for your performance. 


  1. Any type of performance, which involves harassing market shoppers, panhandling, shouting, disseminating propaganda or other potentially abusive or disruptive behavior will not be permitted.


  1. This is a family-friendly, all ages event. Please refrain from using foul or offensive language within the context of your performance or you will be asked to leave.


  1. Performers are expected to have read and comply with the general rules and guidelines of the Sooke Country Market in their entirety.