Independent Showcasing



Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band perform in an independent showcase at WAA 2016.

Independent Showcasing Nights:

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017  |  7:30 pm – midnight
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017  |  8:00 pm – midnight
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017  |  8:00 pm – midnight

What You Need To Know

  • Produced by YOU - individual WAA members
  • All showcasing artists must have representation in the exhibit hall
  • Perform within the host hotel or at off-site venues
  • Invite WAA delegates and the public*
  • Create a unique and exciting program

WAA staff have compiled a list of performance venues in Seattle as a resouce for those interested in producing an independent showcase outside of the Sheraton.

DOWNLOAD 2017 Offsite Showcasing Venue List

*While tickets may be sold to the general public for Independent Showcases, all WAA Conference delegates must be allowed to attend Independent Showcases free of charge.

Available Showcase Opportunities on-Site at the Sheraton

The following members are experienced showcase coordinators at WAA and have showcase slots available.  These showcases will take place on-site at the Seattle Sheraton. Please contact these individuals directly with all questions, including about availability and pricing.


Metropolitan A | Wednesday, 9/6 & Thursday, 9/7

Room will be equipped with:

  • Full  Sound, Lights and Backline
  • Piano
  • Crew
  • Dance floor, if needed

Contact: Crandall Rogers


Aspen Room | Tuesday, 9/5, Wednesday, 9/6 & Thursday, 9/7

Room will be equipped with:

  • Sound system up to 8 channels
  • Basic lighting
  • No piano, no backline (except drum kit sharing is usually arranged)

Please watch this video prior to contacting room coordinator.

Contact: Karin Stein