Referral & Booking

Becoming the resource for local music, the MMC supports over 200 member artists, promoting their music and connecting them with paid gigs at festivals, fundraising events and private parties. We also provide special benefits and music business discounts. For more information visit our membership page.


REBOOT: A Music Showcase Event -In partnership with Studio 35   Artists of all genres are encouraged to apply to perform at Reboot: A Music Showcase, an "audition" style performance showcase for invited upper Midwest presenters/booking managers that run a variety of venues across the region. This musical showcase provides an opportunity for artists to audition for potential future performances at major regional venues. Reboot: A Music Showcase is set to take place on Monday, August 23rd & Tuesday, August 24th in Grand Rapids, MN. The application deadline for this opportunity is Friday, July 30th. Learn more and apply here.

Chankaska Creek MMC Showcase - Proudly in partnership with Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, this artist showcase takes place monthly from May-October, 2021, alternating between Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. These concerts feature one artist and are IN-PERSON events. Learn more + apply to perform HERE.

Republic MSP After a 14-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are thrilled to announce that the Republic MSP performance series is making a comeback! This series looks a little bit different than it did pre-pandemic, so please make sure you read through the application form description before applying. These IN-PERSON performances are held on Thursdays and Fridays from 4:30pm-7:30pm, and will feature one artist. Learn more + apply to perform HERE.

Streets of Summer Busking Series - The Streets of Summer Busking Series takes place during the Summer months of 2021, and will feature live, local musicians every Monday-Thursday at various times/locations in Downtown St. Paul. Learn more + apply to perform HERE!

Concerts at the Commons Series In partnership with the Minneapolis Downtown Council, the new Concerts at the Commons performance series takes place every Thursday at 5:30pm Learn more + apply to perform

Music in the Mall Solo performers, duos and full bands are encouraged to apply to perform for Music in the Mall, a new MMC performance series in partnership with the The Mall of America. These in-person concert events will take place on Wednesdays & Fridays at 5:00pm throughout the summer months. Learn more and apply to perform