Over the past decade Sound City has been a hub of creativity and opportunity and we pride ourselves on being a gateway into the music industry and have had the privilege of working with many volunteers, who are the backbone of our festival.

Volunteers who have worked on previous Sound City events have gone on to work at companies including: Umbro, Manchester International Festival, Bluepeg, Ditto Music, Field Day, V Festival, Green Man, Snowbombing, Outlook (Croatia), Sunday Best Recordings, Notting Hill Music, Nintendo, Tileyard Music, Glastonbury, Festival Number 6, United Talent Group, Sentric, Coda Agency, The Olympics, Sound City, Atlantic Records, Warner Brothers Entertainment, Modern Sky UK and many more.

Volunteers are given a free ticket to enjoy the festival and we offer a full reference and advice provided they’ve fulfilled their roles over the three days of the conference and festival.


We are looking for friendly people with a passion for music, who are reliable, confident and organised to help us with a variety of roles over the Conference  & Festival. If this is you check out some of the roles we have and how to apply below: 

  • Stage Hands 
  • Production Assistants
  • Stewards 
  • Wristbanders
  • Runner
  • Artist Liaison
  • Wider Arts Assistant
Available all day -  3rd May - 5th May 2024 (plus potentially needed in the week prior to the event)

All applicants to send a C.V. and short cover letter stating which roles they would like to apply for to volunteer@soundcity.uk.com