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Student Opener Competition

The ASI Student Opener Competition is a friendly competition for student performers to earn a spot on the main stage and open for the headliner(s) at Festival 78. The winner(s) will be chosen based off of the student votes. Winners will open for the headlining act(s) and have the opportunity to be showcased using the same production items as the Festival 78 headliners.

Event Information

Check back for the date in Fall 2020!
 

Apply to be in the competition!

Applicant requirements:
  • Must be a current CSUSM student
  • Must be available the day of Festival 78 2020 (April 25th)
  • Must provide technical rider. ASI will work to accomodate tech needs within budget.
  • Must provide music sample as part of application by e-mailing a link, video, etc. to asicab1@csusm.edu.
Applications are now closed. Check back in Fall 2020!
 

Past Years

STUDENT OPENER COMPETITION 2020/2021
  • RENEGADE
  • HYPEDELIC
  • AUGEN
STUDENT OPENER COMPETITION 2018/2019
Winners:
  • Rated-E b2b Hard Henry
  • Not For Sale
  • Renegade
Student opener competition 2017/2018
  • The Blind Vision
  • Rated-E
  • THAI