Become a part of the Connective Festival

The biggest art & music festival in Southern Chester County

Benefiting Oxford Mainstreet, Inc and the Oxford Arts Alliance



We are looking for volunteers in all areas of the festival! As a volunteer, you will play a key role in making this an amazing event. We can't do it without you!


Visual Arts

We are seeking visual artists of all media to exhibit, sell and demonstrate their work at the Connective Festival this year. Due to its overwhelming success last year, we’ll be expanding Gallery Row and have added a World Market area. We’ll be bringing back our artist demonstrators and the Clash of the Canvases, plus adding street painters this year! Seasoned artisans and newcomers alike are encouraged to apply by March 31st!

Food Vendors

We are now accepting applications for food vendors to the Connective Art & Music Festival! The festival is filled with art, music, activities for all ages and of course, amazing food from trucks, carts & tents! Application Deadline: April 5, 2019.


Street Performers

The streets of Oxford will come alive with small ensembles, soloists, and musical acts who volunteer to bring their talents to street level. If you are interested in being part of one of the most vibrant and visible aspects of the festival, please apply by May 15, 2019.


Battle of the Bands

Digital Auditions are now open for the 2019 Connective Festival Battle of the Bands!! Bands selected through this juried process will compete for cash prizes and the chance to be the opening act for our headliner on the Main Stage of the 2019 Connective Art & Music Festival in Oxford, PA. This year’s competition will be held during the Connective Opener First Friday on August 2nd. Entry deadline is July 5th!


Musical Acts

Diverse, original musical acts for the Connective 2019 stages will be selected by a jury which will evaluate acts based on musicianship, live performance, original content, appropriateness, and cohesiveness with the overall mission of the festival. In order to be considered, acts must submit links to LIVE performance videos and contact information. Submissions received after March 1, 2019 will be kept on file for 2020 consideration.