Calling all Artists: Play The 2018 NAMM Show through the Bands @ NAMM Program

August 14, 2017

The music begins at The 2018 NAMM Show, via the Bands @ NAMM program, a platform for artists of all ages and genres to showcase their talents to the crossroads of the industry. Held in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 25-28, The 2018 NAMM Show will host five stages across the campus. Locations include the Grand Plaza, the Marriott, Hilton, and Sheraton hotels, as well as a new stage in the Arena Plaza between the Anaheim Convention Center Arena and the new Anaheim Convention Center North building. 

In total, over 140 performance slots will be available to artists. Bands @ NAMM is open to all artists, of all ages, genres and compositions. Artists interested in performing at The NAMM Show can apply online and will be notified in late October if they have been selected. The submission process will close on September 28, 2017.

Artists that have performed at past NAMM Shows include, Graham Nash, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Sheila E., Richie Sambora and Orianthi, plus many more.

About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.