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Student Opener Competition

The ASI Student Opener Competition is a friendly competition where students compete for a chance to perform 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. 

Apply to be in the competition!

Applications will open early in 2022! Follow us on Instagram @asi.csusm or check back here for updates!
 
Applicant requirements:
  • At least 1 member of the performing group must be a current, CSUSM student
  • Must be available the day of Festival 78 - April 23, 2022.
  • 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 and asicab6@csusm.edu 

Past Years

STUDENT OPENER COMPETITION 2020/2021

  • RENEGADE
  • HYPEDELIC
  • AUGEN

STUDENT OPENER COMPETITION 2018/2019

  • Rated-E b2b Hard Henry
  • Not For Sale
  • Renegade

2018/2019 Winner Photos

Student opener competition 2017/2018

  • The Blind Vision
  • Rated-E
  • THAI