February 17 – 19, 2023

Burlington Memorial Auditorium

Join us for the inaugural Midwest Convention of Bands (C.O.B.) at the Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Iowa. Twenty vetted artists will be selected to perform on stage, with full concert production, in front of an audience of 500+ event organizers. The artists are performing to gain new bookings. When not performing, the bands will interact and network with participants via their booth in the banquet room of the Auditorium.

Event organizers from Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri – festivals/fairs, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce, bar owners, event venues, etc.

Artists/bands looking to book new performances in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri will be invited to apply to participate. A variety of 20 bands will be selected to perform. Bands will be notified of selection in December.

Room Block:

FunCity Resort | FunCityResort.com | 319-753-2946

Call the hotel at 319-753-2946 to request a room from the block for $119 + taxes and fees. Rooms available until January 19, 2023.

As the Midwest’s premier entertainment venue, FunCity Resort offers the perfect getaway. With suites and family rooms, great dining, a spa on site, gambling action, water park, arcade, bowling alley and more there is sure to be something that everyone will enjoy! FunCity Resort is also home to the Catfish Bend Convention and Event Center to satisfy all of you event needs, no matter the size!