North Coast Music Festival



Toast of the Coast Competition!

UPDATE! Congrats to the winners SOLESDIN and ZOOFUNKYOU! Stay tuned for their set time at the fest! There as so much talent at the Battle Royale this year that we just had to give two more performers a set at North Coast. So also congrats to the runners up ISAAC PALMER and WIZDOM! They will also be playing sets at North Coast. Thanks to all that came out and participated. This was the best Toast Battle Royale yet!!!


Congrats to the 8 finalists below! These four live artists and 4 Djs will perform short sets at the Battle Royale hosted by 2016 winner Ric Wilson, Tuesday August 8th, 7pm cst, at Chop Shop in Chicago (2033 W North Ave., Chicago, IL

The Battle is 17+ and is FREE to the public! The winner will depend on a combination of NCMF Judges and crowd response so come one come all and cheer on your favorite artist so they can play a main stage at NCMF 2017! It’s gonna be a blooood baaaath! (Not really, it’s actually always very fun)

This year the competition was fierce with an abundance of talent so thanks to all that entered and those that voted!

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Every year North Coast hosts the Toast of the Coast Competition to embrace up-and-coming talent by giving live acts and djs alike the opportunity to play a main stage at NCMF 2017!

The contest starts on June 13th and voting ends July 26th. After the voting period, 8 finalists will be chosen out of the top 25 vote getters to play short sets in front of their friends and fans in a Battle Royale! This year the Battle Royale will be at Chop Shop on Tuesday August 8th. Only one live act and one dj will be chosen.

Check out the submissions, vote for your favorite artist or enter the competition HERE! Good luck to all and we can’t wait to discover new talent!