2021 Featured Artist, Classique - photo by Shakiru Bola Okoya

Become a vendor at OBF Music Fest

Calling all vendors! We welcome you to submit a vendor application to participate in the 2022 OBF Music Fest, including creative-brand activations. Join our OBF Marketplace featuring BIPOC-owned businesses.


Application Fee                   $35

Tent Rental Fee                    $50

License (paid to DCWP)      $10

Total fees:                             $95

Additional Information:

  • We are currently not accepting applications from food or beverage vendors. All other businesses may apply.

  • All vendors are required to have a temporary, 30-day Street Fair Vendor Permit from the Department of Consumer Affairs.


DCWP Temporary Street Fair Vendor Permit
DCWP Licensing Center
42 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 639-9675

DCWP Temporary Street Fair Vendor Permit
Visit this site for the DCA 30-Day Street Fair Vendor Permit.

  • Vendors provide their own display materials and oversee their goods during the event. OBF Music Fest provides each vendor with (1) table and seating options. All vendors are required to utilize a 10' x 10' tent. Vendor may bring their own tent or request the use of a tent for an additional charge. Vendor is asked to be set up at least 1 hour before the event. No electricity or running water is available.


  •  Check-in time begins at 11:00am on Saturday, August 20, the Festival date. Vendor set-up is between 11:00am - 12:30pm. All vendors must complete their set-up by no later than 12:30pm. Breakdown is at 6:00pm. Vendors must remain open and onsite from 1:00pm - 6:00pm -- No early breakdowns. 

  • Please note, NO REFUNDS will be issued if the vendor above does not show at the given time , cancels or causes any malice during event. If Vendor fails to properly communicate with the OBF team or arrives after Vendor call time on the day of the event, OBF Music Fest reserves the right to decline vendor's participation. 

  • By submitting this application, OBF Vendors agrees to the OBF Exclusivity Policy, which includes the following points: (a) The OBF Music Festival is their first vendor priority (b) Vendor will not accept any non-OBF vendor opportunities that OBF deems to be a conflict and/or adversely affects OBF 2022 (c) Vendor will not take actions that undermine the success or inhibit attendance of Vendor. Such actions negatively impact the overall quality and experience of the Festival.

  • The person listed as Primary Contact in your Vendor Application should be someone authorized to respond on behalf of the act applying and who frequently checks their email. Notifications from OBF will be sent to the Primary Contact email address, and will require a timely response. To keep important OBF emails from landing in your spam folder it's a good idea to add the following address to your contact list: info@iahstudio.com


Please provide the information below to apply as an OBF 2022 Vendor. The OBF Committee will review your application, and you will be notified whether or not you have been selected to vend on or before June 30th, 2022.


Application Fee

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By entering this application to Ode to the Black Fiddler Music Festival, presented by IAH Studio, LLC, I acknowledge and agree to the following Terms and Conditions:

I consent to OBF collecting, processing and using the personal data I supplied in this application in order to review my materials and communicate with me about the application.

Entering this application does not guarantee my selection to vend at OBF Music Fest 2022. OBF will only review and consider completed applications for inclusion in OBF 2022. OBF's selection decisions are made in OBF's sole, undisputed discretion. OBF is under no obligation to provide feedback to applicants.

The application fee is for OBF receiving, handling, reviewing, and processing my application, and is not refundable for any reason, including, without limitation, if my application is not accepted or if I am no longer able to participate in OBF Music Fest 2022 for any reason. If I am accepted to participate in OBF, and the activity I am accepted for does not take place as part of OBF 2022 for any reason, I may request an application fee waiver to apply to the next scheduled OBF event.

I acknowledge and agree that due to causes outside of the control of OBF Music Fest, OBF reserves the right to: (a) modify the dates, locations or method of participating in OBF 2022; and/or (b) cancel, modify or suspend applications for OBF 2022, whether accepted or not. I agree that OBF may notify me of any of these modifications via email or by posting a notice on its website. I agree that I will have no remedy against OBF, if (a) the dates, locations or methods of participating in OBF 2022 change; or (b) my application is denied, cancelled, or suspended, regardless of the reason.

These Terms and Conditions will be interpreted by, and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York regardless of applicable choice of law rules. By clicking the box below, I agree to these Terms and Conditions and that the information in my application is accurate, I have the rights necessary to share the materials contained in this application, and my application will not infringe on any third party’s rights or violate any applicable laws.

Vendor agrees to meet with the OBF Music Fest team to outline their involvement in event.

Vendor will provide display materials and oversee their booth during the event unless outlined in agreement. Vendor will be ready to activate 1 hour prior to the start of the event.

If the vendor above does not show at given time , cancels or causes any malice during event NO REFUNDS will be issued and it will be up to the coordinator to decide if participation from (vendor above) will be allowed. 

Vendor agrees to the OBF Exclusivity Policy.

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