“Use Montcul as a springboard”

Every year since 2018, a special place has been reserved for the winners of the Plane’R Fest Springboard on TERMINAL 1 (Main Stage). With each new edition, a regional band has the furious job of opening the Saturday festivities.

Registration to join the army of the dead opens on Monday 29 January and closes on Friday 16 February.

The final of the Springboard will take place on 2 May 2024 at Rock’N Eat, in Lyon, France.

Montcul will then be ready to welcome its new succubi.


29 January 2024 to 16 February 2024 👉 Submission of group applications.
13 March 2024 👉 Announcement of the 4 finalists.
02 May 2024 👉 Springboard final at Rock’N Eat (32 Quai Arloing Lyon 9ème) – free pricing, open to all.
6 July 2024 👉 30-minute set by the winning project to open TERMINAL 1, with a fee of €500 excluding VAT.


This springboard is open to all rock and/or metal bands based in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, in France.

All applicants must be at least 18 years old on 02/05/2024 and have submitted their application using the Google form (via the button at the bottom of this page) between 29 January and 16 February 2024.

For the registration to be validated, each group must send at least :

  • 1 text presenting the project / biography
  • a list of the band’s 2 most important / significant past concerts (date, venue/festival)
  • the number of recordings made by the band at the time of registration (specifying EP, LP)
  • 1 photo of the band (press or live)
  • 1 audio track (maximum 3 tracks, live accepted)
  • 1 live video (maximum 3 videos, clips accepted)
  • 1 technical sheet

ℹ️ Registration is free.

See the rules here