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Call for musicians for BENEFIT’s 2024 Crossroads Music Festival

Call for musicians for BENEFIT’s 2024 Crossroads Music Festival

Musicians to be showcased in event in downtown Leesburg


LEESBURG, Va. (March 12, 2024) – BENEFIT’s Crossroads Music Festival is returning to downtown Leesburg Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21, 2024. The organization is extending a call for musicians to perform during the Saturday showcase portion of the event.


BENEFIT’s Crossroads Music Festival features music performances from regional musicians and bands for an event that helps support nonprofit organizations.


Established in 2017, BENEFIT is a coalition of musicians and community leaders uniting people with music to raise funds and awareness for nonprofits serving children in Loudoun County.


Musicians and bands who are interested in offering their time and performing a 60-minute showcase set on Saturday, Sept. 21, are encouraged to submit their information through the online application form on BENEFIT’s website ( no later than Friday, April 5. Performers will be notified of their application status beginning in May. The final lineup of Saturday showcase performers will be announced in June. 


While the 60-minute showcase performances on Saturday, Sept. 21, are not compensated, musicians interested in performing at BENEFIT’s 2024 Crossroads Music Festival have the option to apply to be a venue “Host Band”. The host band — one per venue — will provide sound and lighting for all performances taking place at their assigned venue. Each venue host band will receive a stipend as well as recognition at the event. Performers interested in being a host band can select the “Optional: Host Band” checkbox when completing the online application form.


For more information about BENEFIT, visit For more information or questions about the performer online application form, email