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Houston Music & Arts Festival 2020

Closing on: Feb 1, 2020

In conjunction with the City of Sugar Land, Bud Light, Coca-Cola, and Outlaw Nation are proud to present the Houston Music & Arts Festival, at spectacular Crown Festival Park, on April 4 and 5, 2020. This event is located in the affluent west Houston suburbs of Fort Bend County, an excellent customer demographic for fine and contemporary art. Come and enjoy major concerts, professional artists, a classic car show, a custom motorcycle show, a camper and RV show, and dozens of fun attractions and highlights. National recording artists will be performing throughout the afternoon and evening on the main stage, as well as juried visual artists presenting the heritage and the culture of our great art community. And best of all, admission is FREE! So, bring the whole family for a fantastic weekend of fun. Click here for more information:  https://houstonartsfestival.com/#artists

Saturday April 4, 2020: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday April 5, 2020: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Load-in Day is Friday April 3, 2020:  12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM
We will make exceptions for early Saturday morning load-in. 

Tear-down Day is Monday April 6, 2020: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
You could also tear down anytime after 8:00 PM on Sunday evening. 

Points of Interest

  • Limited to 60 exhibiting artists
  • 12 X 12, 12 X 24, and 24 X 24 foot display spaces available
  • Individual artist electricity provided
  • Complimentary artist hospitality (food, beer, and beverage)
  • Free parking
  • 24/7 overnight security
  • Truly a LOT of fun with great crowds. Expected attendance is 100,000 

Contact Information
Outlaw Nation
Contact: artists@outlawnation.com
About Outlaw Nation
We are America’s largest concert entertainment provider, servicing more than 200 major fairs, festivals, and rallies. Beginning this year, we are excited to add visual art to a select number of our events. Our attendees are suburban homeowners and young professionals, with high levels of discretionary income. This is a customer base that is active, impulsive, and easy to engage.

Outlaw Nation does not require an artist to pay any commissions. 

ALL ARTISTS must apply on ZAPP by 11:59pm central time on Friday January 31, 2020Artists should apply only once, to cover all categories and mediums, with a single application fee of $25. There is not an additional jury fee. Artists will be notified of acceptance and an invitation will be emailed back wiithin three (3) business days of receipt of artist application.  

Digital Images
Please submit a total of four (4) digital images of high quality.. Outlaw Nation reserves the right to use an image of one slide of the artist’s choice for promotional and social media purposes.

Artist Hospitality
Our visual artists all receive free meal tickets to our army of food trucks, and free Coca-Cola and Bud Light. And the concerts and attractions (like the classic car show and the custom motorcycle show) are all free. We want you to enjoy your experience with us as much as we enjoy featuring your art display.  

  • All participants must be 18 years or older. The artist must be present for the entire two-day event.
  • We welcome all categories and mediums. Original art only.
  • You may share your booth with another artist. No need to let us know. We’re real cool to work with. 
  • Please be respectful and clean up after yourself. 

Each artist is provided a exhibition space, which is assigned by Outlaw Nation. It will be in a high foot traffic location. Participants are expected to bring their own canopy, display booth, display racks, lights, extension cords and any booth support materials. Individual electricity is provided to each artist. The artist is responsible for providing their own lights and fixtures and should be prepared to need at least 30 feet of extension cord.

APPLICATION FEE: A $25 non-refundable payment through ZAPP should be made at the time of artist application. 

EXHIBIT FEE: An acceptance email and an official invitation shall be made within three (3) business days of receipt of your application. At that time, the accepted artist should purchase a booth space through ZAPP within five (5) business days, to  secure your display space. The pricing is:  $225 for a 12 X 12, $300 for a 12 X 24, $375 for a 24 X 24. Confirmation of receipt of your Exhibit Fee payment will be emailed immediately, along with a site map.  

Discipline Categories: Visual Arts
Opportunity Types: Call for Entry