Musicians Registration & Info

When there are so many festivals and other public events out there, why participate in the Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival? For starters, you are supporting the #1 producer of independent public television and radio content in the country, as well as a local broadcaster.  We strive to be a sustainable and educational event, while offering you exclusive opportunities to engage and build your audience. Specifically, participation offers:

  • Band bio and photo included on website
  • Opportunities to appear in national and local ad campaigns
  • Opportunities to engage with television and radio personalities
  • Opportunities to be featured in editorial articles about the festival and related content
  • Opportunities to be invited to participate in special exclusive engagement opportunities, including live demos and book signings as applicable
  • Opportunities to sell merchandise onsite
  • Your logo or band name with a  link to your site on the festival website
  • Band photo and name included in printed program distributed to 3500 attendees
  • Social Media mentions as opportunities are available


  • Stage area
  • Sound amplification equipment (2 Speakers flanking stage)
  • Sound Engineer
  • Lighting
  • 3 mics
  • 2 monitors
  • Music Stands
  • Onsite Greenroom  and refreshments

YOU PROVIDE BY September 1:

  • Vector Logo for use in all marketing
  • High res band/artist headshot
  • Brief band bio
  • Completed Registration
  • W9


  • Names for your guest list (one for each musician performing)


Load-in takes place at 1 Guest Street, Boston, behind the building, next to Newbury Comics. Look for the sign that says "ARTIST SIGN IN."


If you need more time for sound check, please provide advanced notice.

Chef's Gala • 10/5/2017• 6-10pm

  • Load-in after 3pm
  • SOUND CHECK at 4:30/5:00pm
  • Band 1 in Calderwood Studio- Set time 6pm
  • DJ 1 in Fraser Performance Studio- Set time 6pm

Artisan Taste • 10/7/2017 • 3-9pm

  • Load-in between 12-2pm
  • SOUND CHECK on main Music Stage all bands
  • Band 1- Sound Check at 2:45pm, Set time 3:30pm
  • Band 2- Sound Check at 2:20pm, Set time 5:15pm
  • Band 3- Sound Check at 1:45pm, Set time 7pm

Brunch Bar • 10/8/2017 • 11am-2pm

  • Load-in after 8am
  • SOUND CHECK on main Music Stage at 10am
  • Band 1- Set time 11am

Food Fight • 10/8/2017 • 5-8pm

  • Load-in after 2pm (other event will be in progress)
  • SOUND CHECK on main Music Stage at 3pm
  • DJ 1- Set time 5pm

See Terms and Conditions Here