The Chain of Parks Art Festival brings in over 35K visitors over the festival weekend! Main Stage is located in the Center Court on Calhoun St. and features a variety of local bands, aspiring singer/songwriters, dance troupes, and other crowd-pleasing local performing arts groups.
The festival welcomes performers to apply to perform on a volunteer basis. In return, performers receive exposure to thousands of visitors at the festival, a listing in the festival program performance schedule and online schedule with a photo and link to webpage, a space by the stage to promote future performances and to sell CD’s, inclusion in pre-event marketing campaigns, and to say thank you, a drink ticket for each performer.
- Upon acceptance to participate, the Festival’s Entertainment Chair will work with each group to schedule an appropriate performance time. Important Dates Setup Times, Schedule & Information Provided by our Entertainment Chair: Late March/Early April 2023
- The Festival provides the sound system, soundboard operator, and plug-ins for a maximum of 12 inputs. The stage is approximately 32’ wide and 14’ deep.
By applying, you are agreeing to perform free of charge for the Chain of Parks Art Festival. In consideration of performing, the following benefits are provided by the Festival:
1.) Mention in Festival Magazine, with a photo. Online feature with bio & photo.
2.) Inclusion in Pre-Event marketing campaigns.
3.) One tented 8’ table and two chairs adjacent to the stage for autographs, photos, and sales of band merchandise during and after your group’s performance.
4.) Digital festival postcard available for pre-show promotion.
Smaller/ solo acts are mainly in the children’s area called The Village to keep everyone entertained all weekend. Please see the separate application “Entertainment in The Village” if this applies to you.