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Calling all Performing Artists! Be a Part of the 2016 Foote Lagoon Concert Series

Post Date:01/13/2016 9:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente presents Loveland’sKaiser Permanente FREE Foote Lagoon Summer Concert Series

2016 Call for Performing Artists
Deadline: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 8:00 am

The City of Loveland is currently accepting submissions from performing artists and groups who are interested in performing at the 2016 Foote Lagoon Summer Concert Series. Please note that this is a very competitive process, as the City receives hundreds of submissions each year. 12 performance slots are available for 2016.

The City of Loveland is committed to presenting a mix of professional touring artists along with local artists and groups. The organizers are looking to create a schedule that highlights a wide range of musical genres and styles while also offering a diverse selection of concerts that celebrate cultural heritages of all kinds.

To be considered, please complete the following by 8:00 am on Monday, February 1:

  1. Prepare an email that addresses all of the 10 questions listed below.
  2. Send the email to Bryan Zellmer (Rialto Theater Center Manager) at with PERFORMANCE AT FOOTE LAGOON as the subject line. Using any other subject line could result in your submission being overlooked.
  3. Submit your email by 8:00 am on Monday, February 1, 2016. Incomplete and late submissions will not be accepted.

Mandatory Questions (to be answered in the aforementioned email):Foote Lagoon Summer Concerts
  1. Name of Artist of Group.
  2. Very brief description of the style of music you wish to perform.
  3. A link to a video or mp3 that best demonstrates the type of performance you will give (please do not send more than 3 links as there is not enough time to review them all. We are likely to only check out the first one you send us, so make sure it’s the best representation)
  4. What is your asking fee?
  5. How many musicians will be on the stage, and how many instruments will be played in all?
  6. Are there any other cost factors associated with booking you? If yes, explain.
  7. What is your Thursday evening availability for the months of July and August?
  8. Do you have the means (and are you willing) to help us promote the FREE concerts such as on your Facebook page, etc.? If so, please explain including number of likes/followers, etc.
  9. Where do you live (or where is the group officially based out of)? All submissions will be considered, but in the case where we are torn between similar acts, we will give preference to artists and groups in this order: from the City of Loveland, from elsewhere in Larimer County or Northern Colorado, from elsewhere in Colorado, from out of the state.
  10. Please provide the full name, email address, and phone number for a designated point of contact for your group.
* This concert series is free and open to the public. Therefore, all performances must be appropriate for all ages. No performance shall contain obscenity as defined by Loveland Municipal Code Section 9.20.010.

Selection Process and Timeframe
All submissions received by the February 1 deadline will be reviewed by the organizing staff. Due to the high volume of submissions we are likely to receive in a very short period of time, we will not be able to respond to every submission in a timely manner. We will be contacting those that we need more information from and/or would like to move forward with. Please do not contact the Museum or the Rialto Theater Center to inquire about your submission.
Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2016 Foote Lagoon Summer Concert Series. Our goal is to select our 2016 performers by Monday, February 29 and begin the contract phase on March 1.

2016 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 8 am on Monday, February 1, 2016

Cultural Services Department Loveland

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