Farmer’s Ball 2024 Submission

KJHK and SUA Present: Farmer's Ball 2024

KJHK and SUA are excited to present Farmer's Ball 2024 at Liberty Hall! Semi-finals will be taking place April 26, 2024 and Finals will take place on April 27th, 2024. If you have any questions you can direct them to the Events and Engagement Director (engagement@kjhk.org) and/or the Station Manager (stationmanager@kjhk.org). We look forward to hearing all of your music, good luck!

  • You Must Submit Your Entry by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2024.

  • The Process:

    1. All eligible bands and artists must submit their music via this online form by March 10, 2024 at 11:59 PM.
    2. The top 16 acts will be determined by online voting. Then, KJHK and SUA staff will listen and review all submissions from the 16 acts and determine the 8 bands that will move on to the semi-finals performance.
    3. Farmers Ball semi-finals and finals will be held at Liberty Hall on April 26th and 27th, respectively.
    4. Based on audience voting during the semi-finals show,  4 finalists will advance to the Farmer's Ball Finals.
    5. Based on audience voting during the Farmer's Ball Finals, a winner and runners-up will be announced that night.
    6. Prizes for winner and runners -up awarded at Farmer's Ball :
      The first-place winner will receive a prize of $2000, the second-place winner will receive $1000, and both third and fourth-place winners will receive $500.
    • Who is Eligible to Enter:

      • Bands or Artists from anywhere in Kansas, as well as bands or artists from Kansas City, MO and its surrounding metro area.
      • All music genres are welcome.
      • No past first-place winners (and last three years' second place finishers) may enter. New bands with 75% or more of the same members from a past winning band may not enter.
      • Bands or Artists can be "signed" acts (we know that being "signed" is different now than ten years ago, so it's okay with us).
      • Ready? Complete the Form Below:

      • We only want this in case we'd like to promote your band leading up to the event - it's not required that you have a website.
      • Accepted file types: mp3, Max. file size: 20 MB.
        All uploaded files must be mp3 format, maximum individual file size 20MB each, please.
      • Accepted file types: mp3, Max. file size: 20 MB.
        All uploaded files must be mp3 format, maximum individual file size 20MB each, please.
      • Accepted file types: mp3, Max. file size: 20 MB.
        All uploaded files must be mp3 format, maximum individual file size 20MB each, please.
        By checking this box, you, the artist and/or band agree to participate in the 2024 Farmer's Ball and its related selection process. This is a tough competition, and you certify that your heart will not be broken if not selected, and you trust KJHK to conduct a fair selection process because that's all we ever care about with this thing. You also permit KJHK to help you out by allowing KJHK to use your material to promote both Farmers' Ball and of course your musical art as well, including the ability for KJHK to archive and air your music, to contact you to alert your band to future opportunities including but not limited to KJHK activities, along with other local showcases available to you throughout the year. If available, you certify to provide KJHK with a band photo, logo, and any other promo material you've got. By checking this box, you're telling us that this sounds just dandy.
      • Submit Your Entry

        Please click "Submit" only once, and be patient while your songs upload! If submitted successfully, you should be redirected to a page with a confirmation message. IF YOU DO NOT SEE THIS MESSAGE, WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR SUBMISSION. If you are having trouble submitting, please email stationmanager@kjhk.org.