SPIKE Bulgarian Music Showcase

23 May 2024 - 25 May 2024
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

SPIKE Bulgarian Showcase will return for its third in-person edition on May 23-25, 2024 in the ancient city of Plovdiv.

The festival will feature 30 band or artist performances over 5 different stages, conveniently located along Plovdiv's main street.

Those stages feature diverse music styles:

1) metal and hard rock at Rock Bar Download

2) Blues, alternative and synth-pop at Bar Fabric

3) electronica, indie, alternative and pop music at Bar Bezisten

4) singer-songwriters and pop at Temple Bar

5) contemporary classical and world music at the studio of the Bulgarian National Radio Plovdiv.

SPIKE will also bring together a pool of over 40 international music business professionals who will be there to share their advice and offer guidance to developing artists, create better business opportunities, and conduct seminars, workshops and mentoring sessions with local and international artists and musicians.

Practical info

Pricerange per day



Partner hotel , Youth hostel , AirBnb


Fast snack , Snack bar , Resto , Veggie/vegan

Main target group

16 - 25 y/o , 25 - 50 y/o , Above 50 y/o

Directions & transport

Car park , Train/tram/bus , Airport (max 20km) , Shuttle service


City center , Nature

Average attendence per day

Under 500 attendees

Art disciplines

Folklore and folk arts , Heritage , Music , Rock , Pop

Support for disabled people